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  • Introduced
    Jan 18, 2024
  • Passed House
    Jan 29, 2024
  • Passed Senate
    Feb 15, 2024
  • Signed into Law
H 406
Idaho House Bill
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UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES – Adds to existing law to provide for the crimes of trafficking in fentanyl and drug-induced homicide.
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House • Feb 22, 2024: Delivered to Governor at 11:25 a.m. on February 21, 2024
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Chris Mecham wrote 1 week ago

It is too blunt of an instrument. The wrong people will be adversely affected and additional litigation costs will skyrocket. I AM in favor of adding fentanyl to the list of substances which may cary a sentence of up to life in prison. I just think judges should decide that. If a judge isn’t making decisions that reflect our values he can always be voted out. I was addicted to drugs and I got sober. I’ve been sober for 7 continuous years thanks to the ADA County Treatment Courts. I paid.my fines and fees. I paid my restitution. I did well in excess of 100 hours of community service. I did all that while paying income taxes. Now I own real estate again. I house people in similar situations as my own. The investment in treatment was much lower than the cost of putting me in prison for 3 years. I know treatment works. Revise this law to more accurately reflect what happens to people who use drugs. Trafficking should mean that you are bringing it into the state. If you’re in Oregon and you. Ring a counterfeit pill into Idaho, that should be trafficking.

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  • Feb 22, 2024 | House
    • Delivered to Governor at 11:25 a.m. on February 21, 2024
  • Feb 21, 2024 | House
    • Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Governor
  • Feb 20, 2024 | House
    • Signed by President; returned to House
  • Feb 20, 2024 | Senate
    • Received from the House enrolled/signed by Speaker
  • Feb 19, 2024 | Senate
    • Reported Enrolled; Signed by Speaker; Transmitted to Senate
  • Feb 16, 2024 | House
    • Returned from Senate Passed; to JRA for Enrolling
  • Feb 15, 2024 | House
    • Title apvd - to House
  • Feb 15, 2024 | Senate
    • Read third time in full – PASSED - 28-7-0
    • AYES – Adams, Anthon, Bernt, Bjerke, Burtenshaw, Carlson, Cook, Den Hartog, Foreman, Grow, Guthrie, Harris, Hartgen, Herndon, Lakey, Lee, Lenney, Lent, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Ricks, Schroeder, Taylor, Toews, Trakel, VanOrden, Winder, Zuiderveld
    • NAYS – Hart, Just, Rabe, Ruchti, Semmelroth, Ward-Engelking, Wintrow
    • Absent and excused – None
    • Floor Sponsor - Lakey
  • Feb 09, 2024 | Senate
    • Read second time; filed for Third Reading
  • Feb 08, 2024 | Senate
    • Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
  • Jan 30, 2024 | Senate
    • Received from the House passed; filed for first reading
    • Introduced, read first time; referred to: Judiciary & Rules
  • Jan 29, 2024 | Senate
    • Title apvd - to Senate
  • Jan 29, 2024 | House
    • Read Third Time in Full – Motion to send to Gen Ord, motion failed
    • PASSED - 55-13-2
    • AYES – Alfieri, Allgood, Blanksma, Boyle, Bundy, Cannon, Cheatum, Clow, Cornilles, Crane(12), Crane(13), Dixon(1), Dixon(24), Durrant, Ehardt, Ehlers, Erickson, Furniss, Gallagher, Garner, Handy, Hawkins, Healey, Hill, Holtzclaw, Horman, Kingsley, Lambert, Lanting, Manwaring, McCann, Mickelsen, Miller, Mitchell, Monks, Nelsen, Palmer, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Redman, Roberts, Sauter, Scott, Shepherd, Skaug, Tanner, Vander Woude, Weber, Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto, Young, Mr. Speaker
    • NAYS – Andrus, Barbieri, Berch, Chew(Wilson), Galaviz, Gannon, Mathias, Mendive, Nash(Coberly), Necochea, Price, Rubel, Wisniewski
    • Absent – Burns, Green
    • Floor Sponsors - Hill & Allgood
  • Jan 26, 2024 | House
    • U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, January 29, 2024
  • Jan 25, 2024 | House
    • Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
  • Jan 24, 2024 | House
    • Reported out of Committee without Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading
  • Jan 19, 2024 | House
    • Reported Printed and Referred to Judiciary, Rules & Administration
  • Jan 18, 2024 | House
    • Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing
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