Possession of Substance in Penalty Group 4 / Punishment

Punishment for the offense of Possession of a Substance in Penalty Group 4 in violation of the Texas Controlled Substance Act / Health and Safety Code §481.118 is as follows:

•  Less than 28 grams

– Class B Misdemeanor

Punishable by confinement in the county jail for a term not to exceed 180 days and/or a fine not to exceed $2,000.00.

•  28 grams or more but less than 200 grams

– Third Degree Felony

Punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for any term of not more than 10 years or less than 2 years and a fine not to exceed $10,000.00.

•  200 grams or more but less than 400 grams

– Second Degree Felony

Punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for any term of not more than 20 years or less than 2 years and a fine not to exceed $10,000.00.

•  400 grams or more

– Special Class Felony

Punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life or for any term of not more than 99 years or less than 5 years and a fine not to exceed $50,000.00.