HB2648 HFAT SHOTT 3-3 (alternative)

Delegate Shott moves to amend the bill on page one, by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 2648 - - A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated 60A-4-406a; and to amend and reenact 61-8D-1 and 61-8D-4 of said code, all relating to increased penalties for manufacturing or transportation of a controlled substance in the presence of a minor; providing for mandatory minimum period of incarceration for adult persons convicted of manufacturing, delivering, or possessing with the intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance, which is a Schedule I or II narcotic, in the presence of a minor; providing for mandatory minimum period of incarceration for adult persons convicted of manufacturing, delivering, or possessing with the intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance, which is a Schedule I, II or III non-narcotic, in the presence of a minor; providing for mandatory minimum period of incarceration for adult persons convicted of transporting a controlled substance into this state with the intent to deliver or manufacture a controlled substance, which is a Schedule I or II narcotic, while being in the presence of a minor at the time of the offense; providing for mandatory minimum period of incarceration for adult persons convicted of transporting a controlled substance into this state with the intent to deliver or manufacture a controlled substance, which is a Schedule I, II or III non-narcotic, while being in the presence of a minor at the time of the offense; requiring certain information and findings to be included in indictment or presentment; requiring certain facts to be determined by the court or jury; defining terms; creating a crime of neglect by a parent, guardian or custodian in which the parent, guardian or custodian is under the influence of a controlled substance and knowingly causes or permits a minor to be present in a location with the parent guardian or custodian, and no bodily injury occurs to the minor child; establishing criminal penalties; and authorizing the Court to require completion of certain classes, counseling, or other programs or services, including drug addiction treatment programs, as part of an imposed sentence or as an alternative sentence for persons convicted of certain misdemeanor offenses.