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NCJ Number: 149885 Find in a Library
Title: Drug Laws in Wisconsin: Offenses and Penalties
Corporate Author: Wisconsin Legislative Council
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 32
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Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This Information Memorandum defines the major offenses and penalties under Wisconsin's Controlled Substances Act and related provisions.
Abstract: Relevant laws enacted through the 1993-94 legislative session are included. An overview of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act is followed by a description of penalties for the manufacture, delivery, or possession of controlled substances. Another section profiles the waiver of juvenile court jurisdiction over children who commit certain serious drug offenses. Also described are penalties and license sanctions for, and other provisions applicable to, controlled substances offenses committed by children. A description of penalties and civil actions applicable to controlled substances offenses committed by gangs includes provisions for gang-related crime, a gang-related penalty enhancer, and civil action for criminal gang activity. Other major sections explain asset forfeiture and related issues, suspension or revocation of motor vehicle operating privilege, drug paraphernalia offenses and penalties, the revocation or suspension of alcohol beverage licenses and permits for drug-related activity, other controlled substances offenses and their penalties, and disciplinary sanctions for post-secondary students. Appended other offenses under the Controlled Substances Act
Main Term(s): Drug law offenses
Index Term(s): Courts; State laws; Wisconsin
Note: Information Memorandum 94-24.
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