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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3953        FILED ON: 8/1/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3739

By Representatives Ross of Attleboro and Poirier of North Attleborough, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of George Ross and others for legislation to categorize bath salts, so-called, as a class C substance.  The Judiciary. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act to include substituted cathinones, also known as "bath salts," in class C substances.


              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

              SECTION 1. Section 31 of chapter 94C, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding, after the words, “(16) 4-Bromo-2, 5-Dimethoxy-amphetamine”, in line 235,  the following:-

              “(17) 3, 4 - methylenedioxymethcathinone, MDMC

              (18) 3, 4 - methylenedioxypyrovalerone, MDPV

              (19) 4 - methylmethcathinone, 4-MMC

              (20) 4 - methoxymethcathinone, bk-PMMA, PMMC

              (21) 3, 4 - fluoromethcathinone, FMC

              (22) Napthylpyrovalerone, NRG-1

              (23) Beta-keto-N-methylbenzodioxolylpropylamine

              (24) 2-(methylamino)-propiophenone; OR alpha-(methylamino)propiophenone

              (25) 3-methoxymethcathinone

              (26) 4-methyl-alpha-pyrrolidinobutyrophenone

              (27) 2-(methylamino)-1-phenylpropan-1-one

              (28) 4-ethylmethcathinone

              (29) 3,4-Dimethylmethcathinone

              (30) alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone

              (31) beta-Keto-Ethylbenzodioxolylbutanamine

              (32) 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-ethylcathinone”.

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