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S 0294 General Bill, By Alexander
Summary: Possession with intent to distribute a prescription drug
    A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 44-53-80 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO ILLEGALLY AND KNOWINGLY POSSESSES OR POSSESSES WITH THE INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE A DRUG AVAILABLE ONLY BY PRESCRIPTION IS GUILTY OF TRAFFICKING IN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND TO PROVIDE PENALTIES; TO PROVIDE THAT A VIOLATION UNDER THIS SECTION THAT CONSTITUTES A VIOLATION OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES LAWS IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES LAWS; AND TO PROVIDE THAT IF A PERSON HAS MULTIPLE PRESCRIPTIONS FOR THE SAME PRESCRIPTION DRUG, THIS IS PRIMA FACIE EVIDENCE OF THE PERSON'S INTENT TO ENGAGE IN TRAFFICKING IN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
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01/13/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 172)
01/13/15Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 172)
02/20/15Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Campsen, Hembree, McElveen, Thurmond



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