|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 18, 2012||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1266
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to codes|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S494
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S494 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S494 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree PURPOSE: To make it a crime to knowingly possess or sell drug paraphernalia for the purpose of using an illegal controlled substance or knowing that another person intends to use an illegal controlled substance, even though no trace of a controlled substance exists at the time the drug paraphernalia is found. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends Section 220.50 of the penal law by adding a new subdivision to include within the crime of criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree, a class A misdemeanor, the knowing possession or sale of 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.
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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