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General Assembly

 

Committee Bill No. 386

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 4961

 

*04961SB00386GL_*

Referred to Committee on GENERAL LAW

 

Introduced by:

 

(GL)

 

AN ACT BANNING THE PURCHASE, POSSESSION AND SALE OF POWDERED ALCOHOL.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2015) (a) As used in this section, "powdered alcohol" means molecularly encapsulated alcohol in powdered form that may be used in such form or reconstituted as an alcoholic beverage when mixed with water or other liquid.

(b) No person shall knowingly purchase, possess or sell powdered alcohol.

(c) Any person who knowingly purchases or possesses powdered alcohol in violation of subsection (b) of this section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars per violation.

(d) Any person who knowingly sells powdered alcohol in violation of subsection (b) of this section shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2015

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To protect the public by banning the purchase, possession and sale of powdered alcohol.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

Co-Sponsors:

SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.; REP. CONROY, 105th Dist.

S.B. 386