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  S.B. No. 768
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to increasing the criminal penalties for manufacture or
  delivery of fentanyl and related substances; creating a criminal
  offense.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Sections 481.002(5) and (6), Health and Safety
  Code, are amended to read as follows:
               (5)  "Controlled substance" means a substance,
  including a drug, an adulterant, and a dilutant, listed in
  Schedules I through V or Penalty Group 1, 1-A, 1-B, 2, 2-A, 3, or
  4.  The term includes the aggregate weight of any mixture,
  solution, or other substance containing a controlled substance.
  The term does not include hemp, as defined by Section 121.001,
  Agriculture Code, or the tetrahydrocannabinols in hemp.
               (6)  "Controlled substance analogue" means:
                     (A)  a substance with a chemical structure
  substantially similar to the chemical structure of a controlled
  substance in Schedule I or II or Penalty Group 1, 1-A, 1-B, 2, or
  2-A; or
                     (B)  a substance specifically designed to produce
  an effect substantially similar to, or greater than, the effect of a
  controlled substance in Schedule I or II or Penalty Group 1, 1-A,
  1-B, 2, or 2-A.
         SECTION 2.  Section 481.102, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 481.102.  PENALTY GROUP 1.  Penalty Group 1 consists
  of:
               (1)  the following opiates, including their isomers,
  esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers,
  unless specifically excepted, if the existence of these isomers,
  esters, ethers, and salts is possible within the specific chemical
  designation:
                     Alfentanil;
                     Allylprodine;
                     Alphacetylmethadol;
                     Benzethidine;
                     Betaprodine;
                     Clonitazene;
                     Diampromide;
                     Diethylthiambutene;
                     Difenoxin not listed in Penalty Group 3 or 4;
                     Dimenoxadol;
                     Dimethylthiambutene;
                     Dioxaphetyl butyrate;
                     Dipipanone;
                     Ethylmethylthiambutene;
                     Etonitazene;
                     Etoxeridine;
                     Furethidine;
                     Hydroxypethidine;
                     Ketobemidone;
                     Levophenacylmorphan;
                     Meprodine;
                     Methadol;
                     Moramide;
                     Morpheridine;
                     Noracymethadol;
                     Norlevorphanol;
                     Normethadone;
                     Norpipanone;
                     Phenadoxone;
                     Phenampromide;
                     Phenomorphan;
                     Phenoperidine;
                     Piritramide;
                     Proheptazine;
                     Properidine;
                     Propiram;
                     Sufentanil;
                     Tilidine; and
                     Trimeperidine;
               (2)  the following opium derivatives, their salts,
  isomers, and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, if the
  existence of these salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible
  within the specific chemical designation:
                     Acetorphine;
                     Acetyldihydrocodeine;
                     Benzylmorphine;
                     Codeine methylbromide;
                     Codeine-N-Oxide;
                     Cyprenorphine;
                     Desomorphine;
                     Dihydromorphine;
                     Drotebanol;
                     Etorphine, except hydrochloride salt;
                     Heroin;
                     Hydromorphinol;
                     Methyldesorphine;
                     Methyldihydromorphine;
                     Monoacetylmorphine;
                     Morphine methylbromide;
                     Morphine methylsulfonate;
                     Morphine-N-Oxide;
                     Myrophine;
                     Nicocodeine;
                     Nicomorphine;
                     Normorphine;
                     Pholcodine; and
                     Thebacon;
               (3)  the following substances, however produced,
  except those narcotic drugs listed in another group:
                     (A)  Opium and opiate not listed in Penalty Group
  3 or 4, and a salt, compound, derivative, or preparation of opium or
  opiate, other than thebaine derived butorphanol, nalmefene and its
  salts, naloxone and its salts, and naltrexone and its salts, but
  including:
                           Codeine not listed in Penalty Group 3 or 4;
                           Dihydroetorphine;
                           Ethylmorphine not listed in Penalty Group 3
  or 4;
                           Granulated opium;
                           Hydrocodone not listed in Penalty Group 3;
                           Hydromorphone;
                           Metopon;
                           Morphine not listed in Penalty Group 3;
                           Opium extracts;
                           Opium fluid extracts;
                           Oripavine;
                           Oxycodone;
                           Oxymorphone;
                           Powdered opium;
                           Raw opium;
                           Thebaine; and
                           Tincture of opium;
                     (B)  a salt, compound, isomer, derivative, or
  preparation of a substance that is chemically equivalent or
  identical to a substance described by Paragraph (A), other than the
  isoquinoline alkaloids of opium;
                     (C)  Opium poppy and poppy straw;
                     (D)  Cocaine, including:
                           (i)  its salts, its optical, position, and
  geometric isomers, and the salts of those isomers;
                           (ii)  coca leaves and a salt, compound,
  derivative, or preparation of coca leaves; and
                           (iii)  a salt, compound, derivative, or
  preparation of a salt, compound, or derivative that is chemically
  equivalent or identical to a substance described by Subparagraph
  (i) or (ii), other than decocainized coca leaves or extractions of
  coca leaves that do not contain cocaine or ecgonine; and
                     (E)  concentrate of poppy straw, meaning the crude
  extract of poppy straw in liquid, solid, or powder form that
  contains the phenanthrine alkaloids of the opium poppy;
               (4)  the following opiates, including their isomers,
  esters, ethers, salts, and salts of isomers, if the existence of
  these isomers, esters, ethers, and salts is possible within the
  specific chemical designation:
                     Acetyl-alpha-methylfentanyl (N-[1-(1-methyl-2-
  phenethyl)-4-piperidinyl]-N-phenylacetamide);
                     Alpha-methylthiofentanyl (N-[1-methyl-2-(2-
  thienyl)ethyl-4-piperidinyl]-N-phenylpropanamide);
                     Alphaprodine;
                     Anileridine;
                     Beta-hydroxyfentanyl (N-[1-(2-hydroxy-2-
  phenethyl)-4-piperidinyl] -N-phenylpropanamide);
                     Beta-hydroxy-3-methylfentanyl;
                     Bezitramide;
                     Carfentanil;
                     Dihydrocodeine not listed in Penalty Group 3 or 4;
                     Diphenoxylate not listed in Penalty Group 3 or 4;
                     [Fentanyl or alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other
  derivative of Fentanyl;]
                     Isomethadone;
                     Levomethorphan;
                     Levorphanol;
                     Metazocine;
                     Methadone;
                     Methadone-Intermediate, 4-cyano-2-dimethylamino-
  4, 4-diphenyl butane;
                     3-methylfentanyl(N-[3-methyl-1-(2-phenylethyl)-
  4-piperidyl]-N-phenylpropanamide);
                     3-methylthiofentanyl(N-[3-methyl-1-(2-thienyl)
  ethyl-4-piperidinyl]-N-phenylpropanamide);
                     Moramide-Intermediate, 2-methyl-3-morpholino-1,
  1-diphenyl-propane-carboxylic acid;
                     Para-fluorofentanyl(N-(4-fluorophenyl)-N-1-(2-
  phenylethyl)-4-piperidinylpropanamide);
                     PEPAP (1-(2-phenethyl)-4-phenyl-4-
  acetoxypiperidine);
                     Pethidine (Meperidine);
                     Pethidine-Intermediate-A, 4-cyano-1-methyl-4-
  phenylpiperidine;
                     Pethidine-Intermediate-B, ethyl-4-
  phenylpiperidine-4 carboxylate;
                     Pethidine-Intermediate-C, 1-methyl-4-
  phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylic acid;
                     Phenazocine;
                     Piminodine;
                     Racemethorphan;
                     Racemorphan;
                     Remifentanil; and
                     Thiofentanyl(N-phenyl-N-[1-(2-thienyl)ethyl-4-
  piperidinyl]-propanamide);
               (5)  Flunitrazepam (trade or other name: Rohypnol);
               (6)  Methamphetamine, including its salts, optical
  isomers, and salts of optical isomers;
               (7)  Phenylacetone and methylamine, if possessed
  together with intent to manufacture methamphetamine;
               (8)  Phencyclidine, including its salts;
               (9)  Gamma hydroxybutyric acid (some trade or other
  names: gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB), including its salts;
               (10)  Ketamine;
               (11)  Phenazepam;
               (12)  U-47700;
               (13)  AH-7921;
               (14)  ADB-FUBINACA;
               (15)  AMB-FUBINACA; and
               (16)  MDMB-CHMICA.
         SECTION 3.  Subchapter D, Chapter 481, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 481.1022 to read as follows:
         Sec. 481.1022.  PENALTY GROUP 1-B. Penalty Group 1-B
  consists of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, and any other
  derivative of fentanyl.
         SECTION 4.  Section 481.106, Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 481.106.  CLASSIFICATION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
  ANALOGUE. For the purposes of the prosecution of an offense under
  this subchapter involving the manufacture, delivery, or possession
  of a controlled substance, Penalty Groups 1, 1-A, 1-B, 2, and 2-A
  include a controlled substance analogue that:
               (1)  has a chemical structure substantially similar to
  the chemical structure of a controlled substance listed in the
  applicable penalty group; or
               (2)  is specifically designed to produce an effect
  substantially similar to, or greater than, a controlled substance
  listed in the applicable penalty group.
         SECTION 5.  Subchapter D, Chapter 481, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 481.1123 to read as follows:
         Sec. 481.1123.  OFFENSE:  MANUFACTURE OR DELIVERY OF
  SUBSTANCE IN PENALTY GROUP 1-B. (a) Except as authorized by this
  chapter, a person commits an offense if the person knowingly
  manufactures, delivers, or possesses with intent to deliver a
  controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1-B.
         (b)  An offense under Subsection (a) is a state jail felony
  if the amount of the controlled substance to which the offense
  applies is, by aggregate weight, including adulterants or
  dilutants, less than one gram.
         (c)  An offense under Subsection (a) is a felony of the
  second degree if the amount of the controlled substance to which the
  offense applies is, by aggregate weight, including adulterants or
  dilutants, one gram or more but less than four grams.
         (d)  An offense under Subsection (a) is punishable by
  imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life
  or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 10 years, and a
  fine not to exceed $20,000, if the amount of the controlled
  substance to which the offense applies is, by aggregate weight,
  including adulterants or dilutants, four grams or more but less
  than 200 grams.
         (e)  An offense under Subsection (a) is punishable by
  imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life
  or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 15 years, and a
  fine not to exceed $200,000, if the amount of the controlled
  substance to which the offense applies is, by aggregate weight,
  including adulterants or dilutants, 200 grams or more but less than
  400 grams.
         (f)  An offense under Subsection (a) is punishable by
  imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life
  or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 20 years, and a
  fine not to exceed $500,000, if the amount of the controlled
  substance to which the offense applies is, by aggregate weight,
  including adulterants or dilutants, 400 grams or more.
         SECTION 6.  The heading to Section 481.115, Health and
  Safety Code, is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 481.115.  OFFENSE: POSSESSION OF SUBSTANCE IN PENALTY
  GROUP 1 OR 1-B.
         SECTION 7.  Section 481.115(a), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Except as authorized by this chapter, a person commits
  an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally possesses a
  controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1 or 1-B, unless the
  person obtained the substance directly from or under a valid
  prescription or order of a practitioner acting in the course of
  professional practice.
         SECTION 8.  Section 481.122(a), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A person commits an offense if the person knowingly
  delivers a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1, 1-A,
  1-B, 2, or 3 or knowingly delivers marihuana and the person delivers
  the controlled substance or marihuana to a person:
               (1)  who is a child;
               (2)  who is enrolled in a public or private primary or
  secondary school; or
               (3)  who the actor knows or believes intends to deliver
  the controlled substance or marihuana to a person described by
  Subdivision (1) or (2).
         SECTION 9.  Section 481.124(d), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (d)  An offense under this section is:
               (1)  a felony of the second degree if the controlled
  substance is listed in Penalty Group 1, [or] 1-A, or 1-B;
               (2)  a felony of the third degree if the controlled
  substance is listed in Penalty Group 2;
               (3)  a state jail felony if the controlled substance is
  listed in Penalty Group 3 or 4; or
               (4)  a Class A misdemeanor if the controlled substance
  is listed in a schedule by an action of the commissioner under this
  chapter but not listed in a penalty group.
         SECTION 10.  Sections 481.134(b) and (c), Health and Safety
  Code, are amended to read as follows:
         (b)  An offense otherwise punishable as a state jail felony
  under Section 481.112, 481.1121, 481.1123, 481.113, 481.114, or
  481.120 is punishable as a felony of the third degree, an offense
  otherwise punishable as a felony of the third degree under any of
  those sections is punishable as a felony of the second degree, and
  an offense otherwise punishable as a felony of the second degree
  under any of those sections is punishable as a felony of the first
  degree, if it is shown at the punishment phase of the trial of the
  offense that the offense was committed:
               (1)  in, on, or within 1,000 feet of premises owned,
  rented, or leased by an institution of higher learning, the
  premises of a public or private youth center, or a playground; or
               (2)  in, on, or within 300 feet of the premises of a
  public swimming pool or video arcade facility.
         (c)  The minimum term of confinement or imprisonment for an
  offense otherwise punishable under Section 481.112(c), (d), (e), or
  (f), 481.1121(b)(2), (3), or (4), 481.1123(c), (d), (e), or (f),
  481.113(c), (d), or (e), 481.114(c), (d), or (e), 481.115(c)-(f),
  481.1151(b)(2), (3), (4), or (5), 481.116(c), (d), or (e),
  481.1161(b)(4), (5), or (6), 481.117(c), (d), or (e), 481.118(c),
  (d), or (e), 481.120(b)(4), (5), or (6), or 481.121(b)(4), (5), or
  (6) is increased by five years and the maximum fine for the offense
  is doubled if it is shown on the trial of the offense that the
  offense was committed:
               (1)  in, on, or within 1,000 feet of the premises of a
  school, the premises of a public or private youth center, or a
  playground; or
               (2)  on a school bus.
         SECTION 11.  Section 481.140(a), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  If it is shown at the punishment phase of the trial of an
  offense otherwise punishable as a state jail felony, felony of the
  third degree, or felony of the second degree under Section 481.112,
  481.1121, 481.1123, 481.113, 481.114, 481.120, or 481.122 that the
  defendant used or attempted to use a child younger than 18 years of
  age to commit or assist in the commission of the offense, the
  punishment is increased by one degree, unless the defendant used or
  threatened to use force against the child or another to gain the
  child's assistance, in which event the punishment for the offense
  is a felony of the first degree.
         SECTION 12.  Section 481.141(b), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  This section applies to an offense otherwise punishable
  as a state jail felony, felony of the third degree, or felony of the
  second degree under Section 481.112, 481.1121, 481.1123, 481.113,
  481.114, or 481.122.
         SECTION 13.  Article 42A.054(a), Code of Criminal Procedure,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (a)  Article 42A.053 does not apply to a defendant adjudged
  guilty of an offense under:
               (1)  Section 15.03, Penal Code, if the offense is
  punishable as a felony of the first degree;
               (2)  Section 19.02, Penal Code (Murder);
               (3)  Section 19.03, Penal Code (Capital Murder);
               (4)  Section 20.04, Penal Code (Aggravated
  Kidnapping);
               (5)  Section 20A.02, Penal Code (Trafficking of
  Persons);
               (6)  Section 20A.03, Penal Code (Continuous
  Trafficking of Persons);
               (7)  Section 21.11, Penal Code (Indecency with a
  Child);
               (8)  Section 22.011, Penal Code (Sexual Assault);
               (9)  Section 22.021, Penal Code (Aggravated Sexual
  Assault);
               (10)  Section 22.04(a)(1), Penal Code (Injury to a
  Child, Elderly Individual, or Disabled Individual), if:
                     (A)  the offense is punishable as a felony of the
  first degree; and
                     (B)  the victim of the offense is a child;
               (11)  Section 29.03, Penal Code (Aggravated Robbery);
               (12)  Section 30.02, Penal Code (Burglary), if:
                     (A)  the offense is punishable under Subsection
  (d) of that section; and
                     (B)  the actor committed the offense with the
  intent to commit a felony under Section 21.02, 21.11, 22.011,
  22.021, or 25.02, Penal Code;
               (13)  Section 43.04, Penal Code (Aggravated Promotion
  of Prostitution);
               (14)  Section 43.05, Penal Code (Compelling
  Prostitution);
               (15)  Section 43.25, Penal Code (Sexual Performance by
  a Child); [or]
               (16)  Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code, for which
  punishment is increased under:
                     (A)  Section 481.140 of that code (Use of Child in
  Commission of Offense); or
                     (B)  Section 481.134(c), (d), (e), or (f) of that
  code (Drug-free Zones) if it is shown that the defendant has been
  previously convicted of an offense for which punishment was
  increased under any of those subsections; or
               (17)  Section 481.1123, Health and Safety Code
  (Manufacture or Delivery of Substance in Penalty Group 1-B), if the
  offense is punishable under Subsection (d), (e), or (f) of that
  section.
         SECTION 14.  Article 42A.056, Code of Criminal Procedure, is
  amended to read as follows:
         Art. 42A.056.  LIMITATION ON JURY-RECOMMENDED COMMUNITY
  SUPERVISION.  A defendant is not eligible for community supervision
  under Article 42A.055 if the defendant:
               (1)  is sentenced to a term of imprisonment that
  exceeds 10 years;
               (2)  is convicted of a state jail felony for which
  suspension of the imposition of the sentence occurs automatically
  under Article 42A.551;
               (3)  is adjudged guilty of an offense under Section
  19.02, Penal Code;
               (4)  is convicted of an offense under Section 21.11,
  22.011, or 22.021, Penal Code, if the victim of the offense was
  younger than 14 years of age at the time the offense was committed;
               (5)  is convicted of an offense under Section 20.04,
  Penal Code, if:
                     (A)  the victim of the offense was younger than 14
  years of age at the time the offense was committed; and
                     (B)  the actor committed the offense with the
  intent to violate or abuse the victim sexually;
               (6)  is convicted of an offense under Section 20A.02,
  20A.03, 43.04, 43.05, or 43.25, Penal Code; [or]
               (7)  is convicted of an offense for which punishment is
  increased under Section 481.134(c), (d), (e), or (f), Health and
  Safety Code, if it is shown that the defendant has been previously
  convicted of an offense for which punishment was increased under
  any of those subsections; or
               (8)  is convicted of an offense under Section 481.1123,
  Health and Safety Code, if the offense is punishable under
  Subsection (d), (e), or (f) of that section.
         SECTION 15.  Article 42A.102(b), Code of Criminal Procedure,
  as amended by Chapters 1137 (H.B. 2758) and 1298 (H.B. 3582), Acts
  of the 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, is reenacted and
  amended to read as follows:
         (b)  In all other cases, the judge may grant deferred
  adjudication community supervision unless:
               (1)  the defendant is charged with an offense:
                     (A)  under Section 20A.02, [or] 20A.03, [or]
  49.045, 49.05, 49.065, 49.07, or 49.08, Penal Code;
                     (B)  under Section 49.04 or 49.06, Penal Code,
  and, at the time of the offense:
                           (i)  the defendant held a commercial
  driver's license or a commercial learner's permit; or
                           (ii)  the defendant's alcohol concentration,
  as defined by Section 49.01, Penal Code, was 0.15 or more;
                     (C)  for which punishment may be increased under
  Section 49.09, Penal Code; [or]
                     (D)  for which punishment may be increased under
  Section 481.134(c), (d), (e), or (f), Health and Safety Code, if it
  is shown that the defendant has been previously convicted of an
  offense for which punishment was increased under any one of those
  subsections; or
                     (E)  under Section 481.1123, Health and Safety
  Code, that is punishable under Subsection (d), (e), or (f) of that
  section;
               (2)  the defendant:
                     (A)  is charged with an offense under Section
  21.11, 22.011, 22.021, 43.04, or 43.05, Penal Code, regardless of
  the age of the victim, or a felony described by Article 42A.453(b),
  other than a felony described by Subdivision (1)(A) or (3)(B) of
  this subsection; and
                     (B)  has previously been placed on community
  supervision for an offense under Paragraph (A);
               (3)  the defendant is charged with an offense under:
                     (A)  Section 21.02, Penal Code; or
                     (B)  Section 22.021, Penal Code, that is
  punishable under Subsection (f) of that section or under Section
  12.42(c)(3) or (4), Penal Code; or
               (4)  the defendant is charged with an offense under
  Section 19.02, Penal Code, except that the judge may grant deferred
  adjudication community supervision on determining that the
  defendant did not cause the death of the deceased, did not intend to
  kill the deceased or another, and did not anticipate that a human
  life would be taken.
         SECTION 16.  Section 508.149(a), Government Code, is amended
  to read as follows:
         (a)  An inmate may not be released to mandatory supervision
  if the inmate is serving a sentence for or has been previously
  convicted of:
               (1)  an offense for which the judgment contains an
  affirmative finding under Article 42A.054(c) or (d), Code of
  Criminal Procedure;
               (2)  a first degree felony or a second degree felony
  under Section 19.02, Penal Code;
               (3)  a capital felony under Section 19.03, Penal Code;
               (4)  a first degree felony or a second degree felony
  under Section 20.04, Penal Code;
               (5)  an offense under Section 21.11, Penal Code;
               (6)  a felony under Section 22.011, Penal Code;
               (7)  a first degree felony or a second degree felony
  under Section 22.02, Penal Code;
               (8)  a first degree felony under Section 22.021, Penal
  Code;
               (9)  a first degree felony under Section 22.04, Penal
  Code;
               (10)  a first degree felony under Section 28.02, Penal
  Code;
               (11)  a second degree felony under Section 29.02, Penal
  Code;
               (12)  a first degree felony under Section 29.03, Penal
  Code;
               (13)  a first degree felony under Section 30.02, Penal
  Code;
               (14)  a felony for which the punishment is increased
  under Section 481.134 or Section 481.140, Health and Safety Code;
               (15)  an offense under Section 43.25, Penal Code;
               (16)  an offense under Section 21.02, Penal Code;
               (17)  a first degree felony under Section 15.03, Penal
  Code;
               (18)  an offense under Section 43.05, Penal Code;
               (19)  an offense under Section 20A.02, Penal Code;
               (20)  an offense under Section 20A.03, Penal Code; [or]
               (21)  a first degree felony under Section 71.02 or
  71.023, Penal Code; or
               (22)  an offense under Section 481.1123, Health and
  Safety Code, punished under Subsection (d), (e), or (f) of that
  section.
         SECTION 17.  Section 161.042(a), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (a)  A physician who attends or treats, or who is requested
  to attend or treat, an overdose of a controlled substance listed in
  Penalty Group 1 under Section 481.102 or a controlled substance
  listed in Penalty Group 1-B under Section 481.1022, or the
  administrator, superintendent, or other person in charge of a
  hospital, sanitorium, or other institution in which an overdose of
  a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1 under Section
  481.102 or a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group 1-B under
  Section 481.1022 is attended or treated or in which the attention or
  treatment is requested, shall report the case at once to the
  department.
         SECTION 18.  Sections 551.003(11) and (12), Occupations
  Code, are amended to read as follows:
               (11)  "Controlled substance" means a substance,
  including a drug:
                     (A)  listed in Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V, as
  established by the commissioner of public health under Chapter 481,
  Health and Safety Code, or in Penalty Group 1, 1-A, 1-B, 2, 3, or 4,
  Chapter 481; or
                     (B)  included in Schedule I, II, III, IV, or V of
  the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 (21
  U.S.C. Section 801 et seq.).
               (12)  "Dangerous drug" means a drug or device that:
                     (A)  is not included in Penalty Group 1, 1-B, 2, 3,
  or 4, Chapter 481, Health and Safety Code, and is unsafe for
  self-medication; or
                     (B)  bears or is required to bear the legend:
                           (i)  "Caution: federal law prohibits
  dispensing without prescription" or "Rx only" or another legend
  that complies with federal law; or
                           (ii)  "Caution: federal law restricts this
  drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian."
         SECTION 19.  Section 22.041(c-1), Penal Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (c-1)  For purposes of Subsection (c), it is presumed that a
  person engaged in conduct that places a child in imminent danger of
  death, bodily injury, or physical or mental impairment if:
               (1)  the person manufactured, possessed, or in any way
  introduced into the body of any person the controlled substance
  methamphetamine in the presence of the child;
               (2)  the person's conduct related to the proximity or
  accessibility of the controlled substance methamphetamine to the
  child and an analysis of a specimen of the child's blood, urine, or
  other bodily substance indicates the presence of methamphetamine in
  the child's body; or
               (3)  the person injected, ingested, inhaled, or
  otherwise introduced a controlled substance listed in Penalty Group
  1, Section 481.102, Health and Safety Code, or Penalty Group 1-B,
  Section 481.1022, Health and Safety Code, into the human body when
  the person was not in lawful possession of the substance as defined
  by Section 481.002(24) of that code.
         SECTION 20.  Section 71.023(a), Penal Code, is amended to
  read as follows:
         (a)  A person commits an offense if the person, as part of the
  identifiable leadership of a criminal street gang, knowingly
  finances, directs, or supervises the commission of, or a conspiracy
  to commit, one or more of the following offenses by members of a
  criminal street gang:
               (1)  a felony offense that is listed in Article
  42A.054(a), Code of Criminal Procedure;
               (2)  a felony offense for which it is shown that a
  deadly weapon, as defined by Section 1.07, was used or exhibited
  during the commission of the offense or during immediate flight
  from the commission of the offense; or
               (3)  an offense that is punishable under Section
  481.112(e) or (f)[, 481.112(f)], 481.1121(b)(4), 481.1123(d), (e),
  or (f), 481.115(f), or 481.120(b)(6), Health and Safety Code.
         SECTION 21.  To the extent of any conflict, this Act prevails
  over another Act of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021,
  relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted
  codes.
         SECTION 22.  The change in law made by this Act applies only
  to an offense committed on or after the effective date of this Act.
  An offense committed before the effective date of this Act is
  governed by the law in effect on the date the offense was committed,
  and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose. For
  purposes of this section, an offense was committed before the
  effective date of this Act if any element of the offense occurred
  before that date.
         SECTION 23.  The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is
  required to implement this Act only if the legislature appropriates
  money specifically for that purpose.  If the legislature does not
  appropriate money specifically for that purpose, the department
  may, but is not required to, implement this Act using other
  appropriations available for the purpose.
         SECTION 24.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
 
 
 
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 768 passed the Senate on
  March 29, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 30, Nays 1.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate    
 
         I hereby certify that S.B. No. 768 passed the House on
  May 26, 2021, by the following vote:  Yeas 130, Nays 12, two
  present not voting.
 
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
 
 
  Approved:
 
  ______________________________ 
              Date
 
 
  ______________________________ 
            Governor