SB6 H JUD AMT 3-5 #1

    The Committee on the Judiciary moves to amend the title of the bill to read as follows:

    Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for S. B. 6 – “A BILL to amend and reenact §60A-10-4, §60A-10-6 and §60A-10-7 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the Methamphetamine Lab Eradication Act; reducing the amount of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine that may be sold, transferred or dispensed without a prescription; 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 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; 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; and requiring the Board of Pharmacy to implement a process to notifying pharmacies of drug products containing less than eleven percent of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine that may be sold over the counter.”