AB 2336

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2023-2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

Controlled substances: armed possession: fentanyl.


Existing law classifies certain substances, including cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl, as controlled substances and generally prohibits the possession, sale, transportation, and use of these substances. Existing law additionally prohibits the possession of certain of these controlled substances including cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine while armed with a loaded and operable firearm. A violation of this prohibition is punishable as a felony punishable by incarceration in the state prison. This bill would additionally prohibit the possession of fentanyl, as specified, while armed with a loaded and operable firearm. By expanding the application of an existing crime, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program. The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement. This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.

Bill Sponsors (5)



May 16, 2024


In committee: Held under submission.

Apr 10, 2024


In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
suspense file.

Mar 21, 2024


Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Mar 20, 2024


Read second time and amended.

Mar 19, 2024


From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (March 19).

Mar 13, 2024


Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on PUB. S.

Mar 12, 2024


From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on PUB. S. Read second time and amended.

Feb 26, 2024


Referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on PUB. S.

Feb 13, 2024


From printer. May be heard in committee March 14.

Feb 12, 2024


Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
02/12/24 - Introduced PDF
03/12/24 - Amended Assembly PDF
03/20/24 - Amended Assembly PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
03/18/24- Assembly Public Safety PDF
04/08/24- Assembly Appropriations PDF


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