Maine LD 729: An Act To Add Acetylfentanyl to the List of Schedule W Drugs

LD 729 (subjects: CRIMES , DRUG OFFENSES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=729&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. David Burns of Washington: (R – District 6) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

0 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/5/2015 Senate Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Rosen of Hancock REFERRED to the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
3/10/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/29/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED.
READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (S-145) READ and ADOPTED.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (S-145) .

Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
6/1/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (S-145).
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/2/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford PLACED ON THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE pending ENACTMENT – Emergency -2/3 Elected Required , in concurrence.
6/30/2015 Senate On Motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford taken from the SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE. PASSED TO BE ENACTED , in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 729 as originally introduced. L.D. 729 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (S-145) .

An Act To Add Acetylfentanyl to the List of Schedule W Drugs

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA 1102, sub- 1, I, as repealed and replaced by PL 2007, c. 55, 1, is amended to read:

I. Unless listed or described in another schedule, any compound, mixture or preparation containing narcotic drugs, including, but not limited to, the following narcotic drugs or their salts, isomers or salts of isomers: heroin (diacetylmorphine), methadone, methadone hydrochloride, levo-alpha-acetyl-methadol, or LAAM, pethidine, morphine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, fentanyl , acetylfentanyl and opium;

SUMMARY

This bill adds acetylfentanyl to the list of Schedule W drugs. Acetylfentanyl is not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and is closely related to the prescription opioid fentanyl, which is a Schedule W drug.

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