senate Bill S6066

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the class B felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or pharmacist

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 13, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 18, 2012 1st report cal.65
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes

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S6066 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง220.66, Pen L

S6066 - Summary

Establishes the class B felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or pharmacist.

S6066 - Sponsor Memo

S6066 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6066

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, SALAND, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, GALLIVAN,
  JOHNSON, LAVALLE, RANZENHOFER -- 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 establishing the class B
  felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or
  pharmacist

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

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 220.66 to
read as follows:
S 220.66 CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY  A  PRACTITIONER  OR
           PHARMACIST.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY A
PRACTITIONER OR PHARMACIST WHEN, BEING A PRACTITIONER OR PHARMACIST,  AS
THOSE  TERMS  ARE  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE
PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, OR A PHARMACY INTERN ACTING IN  CONFORMITY  WITH  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED SIX OF THE EDUCATION LAW AND
ANY REGULATIONS ADOPTED PURSUANT THERETO IN A REGISTERED PHARMACY, HE OR
SHE KNOWINGLY AND UNLAWFULLY  SELLS  A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE.  FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, A PERSON SELLS A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE UNLAW-
FULLY WHEN HE OR SHE DOES SO OTHER THAN IN GOOD FAITH IN THE  COURSE  OF
HIS OR HER PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE.
  CRIMINAL  SALE  OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY A PRACTITIONER OR PHARMA-
CIST IS A CLASS B FELONY.
  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.
                                                           LBD13710-02-2

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