senate Bill S6694A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a synthetic cannabinoid and substituted cathinone surrender program and relates to controlled substances; repealer

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2012 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.562
reported and committed to rules
Apr 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 11, 2012 print number 6694a
amend and recommit to codes
Mar 27, 2012 reported and committed to codes
Mar 09, 2012 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 25, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S6694A
21
3
committee
21
Aye
3
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 25, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S6694A
29
3
committee
29
Aye
3
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 18, 2012 - Codes committee Vote

S6694A
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Apr 18, 2012

nay (1)
excused (1)

Mar 27, 2012 - Health committee Vote

S6694
13
1
committee
13
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

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S6694 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9781A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3302, 3306 & 3308, rpld §3306 schedule I sub (f) ¶¶ 9 & 10, Pub Health L; amd §§220.00, 220.06, 220.09 & 220.34, Pen L

S6694 - Summary

Establishes a synthetic cannabinoid and substituted cathinone surrender program and relates to controlled substances.

S6694 - Sponsor Memo

S6694 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6694

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. FLANAGAN, LITTLE, GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to establish a synthetic cannabinoid  and  substituted  cathinone
  surrender  program;  to amend the public health law and the penal law,
  in relation to controlled substances; to repeal certain provisions  of
  the  public health law, relating to controlled substances; and provid-
  ing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  There is hereby established a statewide synthetic cannabi-
noid  and  substituted  cathinone  surrender  program.  Pursuant to this
program, for a period of ninety days commencing on the effective date of
this section:
  The department of health shall establish a statewide synthetic  canna-
binoid  and  substituted cathinone surrender program, in compliance with
federal law. The program shall be composed of locations  throughout  the
state,  at which individuals may anonymously surrender products contain-
ing synthetic cannabinoids, as defined in section  3302  of  the  public
health  law,  and  substituted cathinones, as defined in section 3306 of
the public health law. A surrender of synthetic cannabinoids and substi-
tuted cathinones pursuant to this section shall not constitute a  "sale"
for the purposes of the penal law.
  S  2. Subdivision 4 of section 3302 of the public health law, as added
by chapter 878 of the laws of 1972 and as renumbered by chapter  537  of
the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  4. "Concentrated Cannabis" means
  [(a)]  the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from a
plant of the genus Cannabis[; or
  (b) a material, preparation,  mixture,  compound  or  other  substance
which  contains  more than two and one-half percent by weight of delta-9
tetrahydrocannabinol, or  its  isomer,  delta-8  dibenzopyran  numbering
system, or delta-1 tetrahydrocannabinol or its isomer, delta 1 (6) mono-
terpene numbering system].

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14796-03-2

Co-Sponsors

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S6694A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9781A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3302, 3306 & 3308, rpld §3306 schedule I sub (f) ¶¶ 9 & 10, Pub Health L; amd §§220.00, 220.06, 220.09 & 220.34, Pen L

S6694A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a synthetic cannabinoid and substituted cathinone surrender program and relates to controlled substances.

S6694A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6694A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6694--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FLANAGAN, LITTLE, GRIFFO, GOLDEN, KENNEDY, KLEIN,
  RITCHIE, SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee on Health  --  reported  favorably  from
  said  committee  and  committed to the Committee on Codes -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to establish a synthetic cannabinoid  and  substituted  cathinone
  surrender  program;  to amend the public health law and the penal law,
  in relation to controlled substances; to repeal certain provisions  of
  the  public health law, relating to controlled substances; and provid-
  ing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  There is hereby established a statewide synthetic cannabi-
noid  and  substituted  cathinone  surrender  program.  Pursuant to this
program, for a period of ninety days commencing on the effective date of
this section:
  The department of health shall establish a statewide synthetic  canna-
binoid  and  substituted cathinone surrender program, in compliance with
federal law. The program shall be composed of locations  throughout  the
state,  at which individuals may anonymously surrender products contain-
ing synthetic cannabinoids, as defined in section  3302  of  the  public
health  law,  and  substituted cathinones, as defined in section 3306 of
the public health law. A surrender of synthetic cannabinoids and substi-
tuted cathinones pursuant to this section shall not constitute a  "sale"
for the purposes of the penal law.
  S  2. Subdivision 4 of section 3302 of the public health law, as added
by chapter 878 of the laws of 1972 and as renumbered by chapter  537  of
the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  4. "Concentrated Cannabis" means
  [(a)]  the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from a
plant of the genus Cannabis[; or
  (b) a material, preparation,  mixture,  compound  or  other  substance
which  contains  more than two and one-half percent by weight of delta-9

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

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