senate Bill S494

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Adds additional objects which a person would be guilty of criminally using drug paraphernalia in the 2nd degree if he or she knowingly possesses or sells such object

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1266
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

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S494 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2027
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง220.50, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S626, A2272

S494 - Summary

Relates to adding additional objects which a person would be guilty of criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree if he or she knowingly possesses or sells such objects.

S494 - Sponsor Memo

S494 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   494

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in  relation  to  criminally  using  drug
  paraphernalia in the second degree

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 220.50 of the penal law, as  added
by  chapter  627 of the laws of 1990, is amended and a new subdivision 4
is added to read as follows:
  3. Scales and balances used or designed for the purpose of weighing or
measuring controlled substances, under circumstances evincing an  intent
to  use,  or  under  circumstances  evincing  knowledge that some person
intends to use, the same for purpose of unlawfully manufacturing,  pack-
aging or dispensing of any narcotic drug or stimulant[.]; OR
  4.  OBJECTS  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO:  PIPES WITH OR WITHOUT
SCREENS, GLASS TUBING, PIPE SCREENS, STEEL WOOL,  OR  MINIATURE  SPOONS,
CAPABLE FOR USE IN INGESTING, INHALING OR OTHERWISE INTRODUCING INTO THE
HUMAN  BODY,  A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE,  POSSESSION OF WHICH IS UNLAWFUL
UNDER THIS CHAPTER, UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES EVINCING AN INTENT  TO  USE,  OR
UNDER  CIRCUMSTANCES  EVINCING KNOWLEDGE THAT SOME PERSON INTENDS TO USE
THE SAME, UNLAWFULLY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01980-01-1

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