I’m not actually a lobbyist. I don’t get paid to speak in Concord. I have to take time off from work to do it. Darryl W Perry is the Libery Lobbyist and you should support his efforts!
That said, I was in the house Criminal Justice committee last week, as usual. Thursday had a particularly interesting batch of bills including drug defelonization, and abolishing DUI checkpoints.
HB 1678 would change the penalties for first-time drug possession from felonies to misdemeanors. I spoke in favor. This is the full hearing video:
HB 1792 would lower penalties for drug possession, transportation, or use. I spoke in favor. This is the full hearing video:
HB 1477 would allow those convicted of possession of under 3/4 oz of cannabis prior to “decrim” to file for annulment of their conviction. I spoke in favor, with reservations. Here’s the full hearing video: