A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCREASE THE CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT. Enacted June 12, 2014. Effective December 1, 2013.
Summary date: Jun 13 2013 - View summary
Bill S 252 (2013-2014)Summary date: May 7 2013 - View summary
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition make the following changes. Limits the statutory violations that are punishable as a Class G felony to violations of (a)(14), which makes it unlawful for an employee of a registrant or practitioner who is authorized to possess controlled substances or has access to controlled substances by virtue of his employment to embezzle or fraudulently or knowingly and willfully misapply or divert to his own use or other unauthorized or illegal use or to take, make away with, or secrete, with intent to embezzle or fraudulently or knowingly and willfully misapply or divert to his own use or other unauthorized or illegal use, any controlled substance which shall have come into his possession or under his care. The previous edition made all intentional violations of the statute a Class G felony.
Bill S 252 (2013-2014)Summary date: Mar 11 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 90-108(b) as the title indicates,making the penalty for an intentional violation of the Controlled Substances Act under GS 90-108 a Class G felony (was, Class I). Effective December 1, 2013, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.