Relating to certain chemical compounds, to make it illegal to possess HU-210, JWH-018, JWH-073, and salvia divinorum or salvinorum A; and in connection therewith would have as its purpose or effect the requirement of a new or increased expenditure of local funds within the meaning of Amendment 621 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 111.05 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA:
Section 1. (a) The possession of the following chemical compounds shall be illegal in this state:
(1) (6aR,10aR)-9-(hydroxymethyl)-6, 6-dimethyl-3-(2methyloctan-2-yl)-6a,7,10,10a - tetrahydrobenzo[c]chromen-1-ol, some trade or other names: HU-210.
(2) 1-Pentyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole, some trade or other names: JWH-018.
(3) 1-Butyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole, some trade or other names: JWH-073.
(4) Salvia divinorum or salvinorum A; all parts of the plant presently classified botanically as salvia divinorum, whether growing or not, the seeds thereof, any extract from any part of such plant, and every compound, manufacture, salts, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds or extracts.
(b) A violation of subsection (a) shall be subject to the same penalties as a violation of Sections 13A-12-213 and 13A-12-214, Code of Alabama 1975.
Section 2. Although this bill would have as its purpose or effect the requirement of a new or increased expenditure of local funds, the bill is excluded from further requirements and application under Amendment 621, now appearing as Section 111.05 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, because the bill defines a new crime or amends the definition of an existing crime.
Section 3. This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.