Bill Summary for H 464 (2017-2018)

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Mar 23 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 464 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 23, 2017
AN ACT REVISING THE SCHEDULE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TO ADD SYNTHETIC FENTANYLS, DESIGNER HALLUCINOGENICS, SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS, SYSTEM DEPRESSANTS, AND OTHER SUBSTANCES AND MAKING CONFORMING CHANGES; AND CREATING THE TASK FORCE ON SENTENCING REFORMS FOR OPIOID DRUG CONVICTIONS.
Intro. by Horn, Murphy, Malone.

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Bill summary

Identical to S 347, filed 3/21/17.

Amends GS 90-89 to add a specified opiate,10 Fentanyl derivatives, six hallucinogenic substances, two systemic depressants, and synthetic Cannabinoids, including 16 examples, to the list of Schedule I controlled substances, and to make technical changes.

Amends GS 90-90 to add any material, compound, mixture, or preparation containing any quantity of hydrocodone to the list of Schedule II controlled substances.

Amends GS 90-91 to add one narcotic and four anabolic steroids to the list of Schedule III controlled substances. Removes specified amounts of dihydrocodeinone.

Amends GS 90-92 to add four depressants to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances, and to make a conforming change.

Amends GS 90-93 to add to Schedule V controlled substances any material, compound, mixture, or preparation containing any quantity of two listed substances, having a stimulant effect on the central nervous system, unless specifically exempted or excluded or listed in another schedule.

Amends GS 90-94 to make a conforming change.

Effective December 1, 2017.

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