senate Bill S3336

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Imposes additional fines when a person fails to pay his or her fines or fails to complete counseling or community service when mandated

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Your valid home address is used to determine which NY State Senator Represents you.
Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (18)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2012 referred to codes
May 01, 2012 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.525
Mar 13, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2011 1st report cal.959
May 10, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Feb 17, 2011 referred to codes

Votes

view votes

Apr 18, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S3336
20
10
committee
20
Aye
10
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
show Finance committee vote details

Mar 13, 2012 - Codes committee Vote

S3336
10
5
committee
10
Aye
5
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Codes committee vote details

Codes Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2012

aye wr (1)

Jun 2, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S3336
23
7
committee
23
Aye
7
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
show Finance committee vote details

May 10, 2011 - Codes committee Vote

S3336
13
1
committee
13
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Codes committee vote details

Codes Committee Vote: May 10, 2011

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

S3336 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6076
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §221.05, Pen L; amd §65-c, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7018

S3336 - Summary

Imposes additional fines when a person fails to pay his or her fines or fails to complete counseling or community service when mandated for unlawful possession of marihuana or unlawful possession of an alcohol beverage.

S3336 - Sponsor Memo

S3336 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3336

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, MAZIARZ -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law and the alcoholic beverage control law, in
  relation  to  imposing additional fines when a person fails to pay his
  or her fines or fails to complete counseling or community service when
  mandated

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

  Section 1. Section 221.05 of the penal law, as added by chapter 360 of
the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
S 221.05 Unlawful possession of marihuana.
  1.  A  person is guilty of unlawful possession of marihuana when he OR
SHE knowingly and unlawfully possesses marihuana.
  Unlawful possession of marihuana is a violation punishable only  by  a
fine  of not more than one hundred dollars. However, where the defendant
has previously been convicted of an offense defined in this  article  or
article  [220]  TWO HUNDRED TWENTY of this chapter, committed within the
three years immediately preceding such violation, it shall be punishable
(a) only by a fine of not more than two hundred dollars, if the  defend-
ant  was  previously convicted of one such offense committed during such
period, and (b) by a fine of not more than two hundred fifty dollars  or
a  term  of  imprisonment  not in excess of fifteen days or both, if the
defendant was previously convicted of two such offenses committed during
such period.
  2. IN THE EVENT A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF UNLAWFUL POSSESSION
OF MARIHUANA FAILS TO PAY SUCH FINE AS MAY BE SET BY  THE  COURT  WITHIN
ONE  HUNDRED  TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE DECISION OF THE COURT, THEN IN ADDI-
TION TO SUCH FINE, THE COURT MAY IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL FINE OF  NOT  MORE
THAN TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02539-01-1

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.