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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE TRAFFICKING OF FENTANYL.

      Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:
      Section 32E of chapter 94C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after subsection (c) the following subsection:-
      (c½)  Any person who trafficks in fentanyl, by knowingly or intentionally manufacturing, distributing, dispensing or possessing with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense or by bringing into the commonwealth a net weight of more than 10 grams of fentanyl shall be punished by a term of imprisonment in state prison for not more than 20 years.
      For purposes of this subsection, “fentanyl” shall include any derivative of fentanyl and any mixture containing more than 10 grams of fentanyl or a derivative of fentanyl.

Approved, November 24, 2015.