Bill Status of HB5090 95th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-TOBACCO-INMATES
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 relating to the offenses of bringing contraband into a penal institution, possessing contraband in a penal institution, bringing contraband into a penal institution by an employee; unauthorized possessing of contraband in a penal institution by an employee; and unauthorized delivery of contraband in a penal institution by an employee. Provides that the possession of tobacco products by inmates and the delivery of such tobacco products to inmates in penal institutions are prohibited. Provides that a violation is a petty offense for which a fine not exceeding $250 may be imposed.