assembly Bill A7347A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Legalizes the possession, manufacture, use, delivery, transfer, transport or administration of marihuana by a certified patient or designated caregiver

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2012 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.153
rules report cal.153
reported
Jun 12, 2012 reported referred to rules
Jun 11, 2012 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 08, 2012 print number 7347b
amend and recommit to codes
May 15, 2012 reported referred to codes
May 03, 2012 print number 7347a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Jun 15, 2011 reported referred to rules
Jun 13, 2011 reported referred to ways and means
May 24, 2011 reported referred to codes
May 02, 2011 referred to health

Bill Amendments

Original
A
B (Active)
Original
A
B (Active)

Co-Sponsors

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A7347 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7283
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33 Title 5-A §§3360 - 3369, Pub Health L; amd §853, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11565, S7283, S8427
2011-2012: A7347B, S2774

A7347 - Summary

Legalizes the possession, acquisition, use, delivery, transfer, transport or administration of marihuana by a certified patient or designated caregiver for a certified medical use; prescribes procedures for such possession, acquisition, etc. including certification of patients by their practitioner, and that, in the practitioner's professional judgment, the serious condition should be treated with the medical use of marihuana; provides that possession or acquisition of marihuana shall be lawful under these provisions provided that the marihuana possessed does not exceed a total aggregate weight of two and a half ounces; directs the department of health to monitor such use and promulgate rules and regulations for registry identification cards  (view more) provides for reports by the department of health to the governor and legislature on the medical use of marihuana.

A7347 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7347

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ARROYO, CAHILL, CALHOUN, CLARK, COOK,
  CYMBROWITZ, DenDEKKER, DINOWITZ,  JAFFEE,  KAVANAGH,  LAVINE,  LIFTON,
  O'DONNELL,  PAULIN,  PEOPLES-STOKES, SPANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. ABINANTI, AUBRY, BING, BOYLAND,  BRENNAN,  BROOK-KRASNY,  GALEF,
  GLICK,  HIKIND,  HOYT,  JACOBS,  KELLNER,  V. LOPEZ,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE,
  MAISEL,  MARKEY,  McENENY,  J. MILLER,  MILLMAN,   PHEFFER,   PRETLOW,
  N. RIVERA, ROBINSON, RODRIGUEZ, ROSENTHAL, SCARBOROUGH, SCHIMEL, SWEE-
  NEY,  WEISENBERG, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the general business  law,  in
  relation to medical use of marihuana

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature finds that
thousands of New Yorkers have serious medical  conditions  that  can  be
improved  by  medically-approved  use  of  marihuana. The law should not
stand between them and treatment necessary for  life  and  health.  This
legislation follows the well-established public policy that a controlled
substance  can have a legitimate medical use. Many controlled substances
that are legal for medical use (such as morphine and steroids) are ille-
gal for any other use. The purposes of article 33 of the  public  health
law  include  allowing legitimate use of controlled substances in health
care, including palliative care. This policy and this legislation do not
in any way diminish New York  state's  strong  public  policy  and  laws
against illegal drug use, nor should it be deemed in any manner to advo-
cate, authorize, promote, or legally or socially accept the use of mari-
huana  for children or adults, for any non-medical use. This legislation
is an appropriate exercise of the state's legislative power  to  protect
the  health of its people under article 17 of the state constitution and
the tenth amendment of the United States constitution.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02415-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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A7347A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7283
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33 Title 5-A §§3360 - 3369, Pub Health L; amd §853, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11565, S7283, S8427
2011-2012: A7347B, S2774

A7347A - Summary

Legalizes the possession, acquisition, use, delivery, transfer, transport or administration of marihuana by a certified patient or designated caregiver for a certified medical use; prescribes procedures for such possession, acquisition, etc. including certification of patients by their practitioner, and that, in the practitioner's professional judgment, the serious condition should be treated with the medical use of marihuana; provides that possession or acquisition of marihuana shall be lawful under these provisions provided that the marihuana possessed does not exceed a total aggregate weight of two and a half ounces; directs the department of health to monitor such use and promulgate rules and regulations for registry identification cards  (view more) provides for reports by the department of health to the governor and legislature on the medical use of marihuana.

A7347A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7347--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ARROYO, CAHILL, CALHOUN, CLARK, COOK,
  CYMBROWITZ, DenDEKKER, DINOWITZ,  JAFFEE,  KAVANAGH,  LAVINE,  LIFTON,
  O'DONNELL,  PAULIN,  PEOPLES-STOKES, ROSENTHAL, BOYLAND, WEPRIN, BRON-
  SON, CRESPO, LUPARDO, TITONE, SKARTADOS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. ABINANTI, AUBRY, BRENNAN, BROOK-KRASNY,  BURLING,  FARRELL,  GALEF,
  GLICK, HIKIND, JACOBS, KELLNER, V. LOPEZ, MAGEE, MAISEL, MARKEY, McEN-
  ENY,  J. MILLER,  MILLMAN,  PRETLOW,  N. RIVERA,  ROBINSON, RODRIGUEZ,
  SCARBOROUGH, SCHIMEL, SWEENEY, WEISENBERG, WRIGHT  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Health  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the general business  law,  in
  relation to medical use of marihuana

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature finds that
thousands of New Yorkers have serious medical  conditions  that  can  be
improved  by  medically-approved  use  of  marihuana. The law should not
stand between them and treatment necessary for  life  and  health.  This
legislation follows the well-established public policy that a controlled
substance  can have a legitimate medical use. Many controlled substances
that are legal for medical use (such as morphine and steroids) are ille-
gal for any other use. The purposes of article 33 of the  public  health
law  include  allowing legitimate use of controlled substances in health
care, including palliative care. This policy and this legislation do not
in any way diminish New York  state's  strong  public  policy  and  laws
against illegal drug use, nor should it be deemed in any manner to advo-
cate, authorize, promote, or legally or socially accept the use of mari-
huana  for children or adults, for any non-medical use. This legislation
is an appropriate exercise of the state's legislative power  to  protect
the  health of its people under article 17 of the state constitution and
the tenth amendment of the United States constitution.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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A7347B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7283
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33 Title 5-A §§3360 - 3369, Pub Health L; amd §853, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11565, S7283, S8427
2011-2012: A7347B, S2774

A7347B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Legalizes the possession, acquisition, use, delivery, transfer, transport or administration of marihuana by a certified patient or designated caregiver for a certified medical use; prescribes procedures for such possession, acquisition, etc. including certification of patients by their practitioner, and that, in the practitioner's professional judgment, the serious condition should be treated with the medical use of marihuana; provides that possession or acquisition of marihuana shall be lawful under these provisions provided that the marihuana possessed does not exceed a total aggregate weight of two and a half ounces; directs the department of health to monitor such use and promulgate rules and regulations for registry identification cards  (view more) provides for reports by the department of health to the governor and legislature on the medical use of marihuana.

A7347B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 7347--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, ARROYO, CAHILL, CALHOUN, CLARK, COOK,
  CYMBROWITZ, DenDEKKER, DINOWITZ,  JAFFEE,  KAVANAGH,  LAVINE,  LIFTON,
  O'DONNELL,  PAULIN,  PEOPLES-STOKES, ROSENTHAL, BOYLAND, WEPRIN, BRON-
  SON, CRESPO, LUPARDO, TITONE, SKARTADOS,  CASTRO,  LINARES  --  Multi-
  Sponsored  by  --  M.    of  A.  ABINANTI, AUBRY, BRAUNSTEIN, BRENNAN,
  BROOK-KRASNY, BURLING, FARRELL, GALEF, GLICK, HIKIND, JACOBS, KELLNER,
  V. LOPEZ, MAGEE, MAISEL, MARKEY, McENENY, J. MILLER, MILLMAN, PRETLOW,
  N. RIVERA, ROBINSON, RODRIGUEZ, SCARBOROUGH, SCHIMEL, SWEENEY, WEISEN-
  BERG, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Health  --
  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on Health in accordance with Assembly
  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law and the general business law, in
  relation to medical use of marihuana

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature finds that
thousands  of  New  Yorkers  have serious medical conditions that can be
improved by medically-approved use of  marihuana.  The  law  should  not
stand  between  them  and  treatment necessary for life and health. This
legislation follows the well-established public policy that a controlled
substance can have a legitimate medical use. Many controlled  substances
that are legal for medical use (such as morphine and steroids) are ille-
gal  for  any other use. The purposes of article 33 of the public health
law include allowing legitimate use of controlled substances  in  health
care, including palliative care. This policy and this legislation do not
in  any  way  diminish  New  York  state's strong public policy and laws
against illegal drug use, nor should it be deemed in any manner to advo-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02415-10-2

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