SB6 SFAT Unger 3-8

Hartley 7889


    Senator Unger moved to amend the House amendment by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

    Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 6--A Bill to amend and reenact §60A-10-4, §60A-10-, §60A-10-7 and §60A-10-8 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the Methamphetamine Lab Eradication Act; defining terms; reducing the amount of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine that may be sold, transferred or dispensed without a prescription in a year; creating criminal offenses related to methamphetamine precursors and establishing penalties therefor; requiring persons convicted of criminal offenses involving the use, possession or distribution of illegal drugs to have a valid prescription before ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine may be sold, transferred or dispensed; requiring circuit clerks to report convictions of certain offenses to the multi-state database; making certain methamphetamine precursors available solely by prescription should the multi-state tracking system no longer be available at no cost to the statel; requiring the reporting of information related to convictions to the Multi-State Real Time Tracking System; creating a new criminal offense for the compensation, hiring or providing of incentives to another person to obtain ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine; removing record-keeping requirements related sales and transaction by pharmacies, wholesalers and manufacturers; amending provisions of Board of Pharmacy's rule-making authority; and exempting wholesale drug distributors regulated by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration from storage, reporting, record-keeping and security requirements promulgated by the Board of Pharmacy.