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HB 39 - Decriminalizes Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana - Delaware Key Vote

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Title: Decriminalizes Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana

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Title: Decriminalizes Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that classifies possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana as a civil offense.

Highlights:

  • Defines “personal use quantity” as one ounce or less of a controlled substance or counterfeit controlled substance (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies intentional possession of a personal use quantity of a controlled substance as a civil violation punishable by a fine of $100 (Sec. 2).

  • Classifies intentional consumption of a personal use quantity of a controlled substance in a public place as an unclassified misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $200 and not more than 5 days in prison (Sec. 2).

  • Classifies possession of drug paraphernalia for the consumption of a personal use quantity of marijuana as a civil violation punishable by a fine of not more than $100 (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that information regarding such violations shall not appear on an individual’s criminal record (Sec. 2).

See How Your Politicians Voted
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that classifies possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana as a civil offense.

Highlights:

  • Defines “personal use quantity” as one ounce or less of a controlled substance or counterfeit controlled substance (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies intentional possession of a personal use quantity of a controlled substance as a civil violation punishable by a fine of $100 (Sec. 2).

  • Classifies intentional consumption of a personal use quantity of a controlled substance in a public place as an unclassified misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than $200 and not more than 5 days in prison (Sec. 2).

  • Classifies possession of drug paraphernalia for the consumption of a personal use quantity of marijuana as a civil violation punishable by a fine of not more than $100 (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that information regarding such violations shall not appear on an individual’s criminal record (Sec. 2).

Title: Decriminalizes Possession of Small Amounts of Marijuana

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