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Yes. Your ACD is for misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance punishable by up to one year and/or $1,000 fine. Because the fine is not less than $1K and the potential sentence not less than one year, you will hve to apply to the FDIC under section 19 because you do not meet the "de minimis" requirements.
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