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HB 865, Municipal Court Jurisdiction; Marijuana Possession

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Last Updated: 2/9/2018
Subject Area: Public Safety |
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This legislation would expand the jurisdiction of municipal courts to hear misdemeanor marijuana possession cases from cases involving one ounce or less to cases involving two ounces or less. Additionally, it would prohibit punishment of possession of one-half ounce or less to a fine of $300 or less. 

2/12/2018 - Assigned To House Committee


Rep. Miriam Paris
District 142
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