Concerning creating a drug special offender offense when the use of the drug results in death.
2016 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Under current law there are certain circumstances that if present in a drug crime elevate the crime to special offender offense which carries a drug level felony 1 penalty. The bill adds the circumstance of a person dying as a result of the use of a distributed controlled substance to the list of special offender circumstances.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)