H. B. 2794
(By Delegates Perdue and Rodighiero)
[Introduced January 24, 2011; referred to the
Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §60A-3-309, relating to dispensing controlled substances by United States mail or delivery service; requiring that the recipient of the controlled substance be over eighteen years of age, present government issued identification and sign a receipt for the controlled substance being delivered.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §60A-3-309, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 3. REGULATION OF MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTION AND DISPENSING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
§60A-3-309. Dispensing and delivery of controlled substances by mail or delivery service; identification and signature.
In addition to all other requirements of this chapter, a controlled substance included in schedules II, III, IV and V, as described and defined in article two of this chapter may be dispensed by United States mail or delivery service only if the person accepting delivery of the controlled substance is eighteen years of age or older, presents government issued identification sufficient to identify himself or herself to the person delivering the controlled substance and signs a receipt indicating his or her acceptance of delivery of the controlled substance.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require that when a
controlled substance is dispensed by mail or delivery service,
the person accepting delivery of the controlled substance must
be eighteen years of age or older, must present government issued identification, and must sign a receipt indicating acceptance of the controlled substance.
§60A-3-309 is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.