SB 641 Modifies the definition of ultimate user under the controlled substances chapter to include a person's immediate family regardless of whether they live in the same household
Sponsor: Emery
LR Number: 4962S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: Seniors, Families and Pensions
Last Action: 5/16/2014 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 641-Emery Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2014

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SB 641 - Under current law, the definition of ultimate user includes a person who lawfully possesses a controlled substance for his or her own use or the use of a household member.

This act expands the definition to include a person who lawfully possesses a controlled substance for the use of a member of the person's immediate family regardless of whether the family member resides in the household. "Immediate family" is defined as including a husband, wife, parent, child, sibling, stepparent, stepchild, stepbrother, stepsister, grandparent, or grandchild.

This provision is contained in the truly agreed to and finally passed HCS/SS/SCS/SB 491 (2014).

MEGHAN LUECKE