senate Bill S6725

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases the severity of larceny offenses when the property stolen is one or more controlled substances

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 31, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2012 1st report cal.938
Mar 13, 2012 referred to codes

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S6725 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10767
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§155.00, 155.30, 155.35, 155.40 & 155.42, Pen L

S6725 - Summary

Increases the severity of larceny offenses when the property stolen is one or more controlled substances.

S6725 - Sponsor Memo

S6725 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6725

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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 the  theft  of  controlled
  substances

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

  Section 1. Section 155.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  "CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE LISTED IN SCHEDULE I,
II, III, IV OR V OF SECTION  THIRTY-THREE  HUNDRED  SIX  OF  THE  PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW, OTHER THAN MARIHUANA AND CONCENTRATED CANNABIS.
  S  2.  Paragraph  (b)  of subdivision 9, and subdivisions 10 and 11 of
section 155.30 of the penal law,  paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  9  as
amended  by  chapter 479 of the laws of 2010, subdivision 10 as added by
chapter 491 of the laws of 1992 and subdivision 11 as added  by  chapter
394  of  the laws of 2005, are amended and a new subdivision 12 is added
to read as follows:
  (b) is kept for or used in connection with religious  worship  in  any
building,  structure or upon the curtilage of such building or structure
used as a place of religious worship  by  a  religious  corporation,  as
incorporated  under  the  religious  corporations  law  or the education
law[.]; OR
  10. The property consists of an access device which the person intends
to use unlawfully to obtain telephone service[.]; OR
  11. The property consists of anhydrous ammonia  or  liquified  ammonia
gas  and  the  actor  intends to use, or knows another person intends to
use, such anhydrous ammonia or  liquified  ammonia  gas  to  manufacture
methamphetamine[.]; OR
  12. THE PROPERTY CONSISTS OF ONE OR MORE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
  S 3. Section 155.35 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 464 of the
laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
S 155.35 Grand larceny in the third degree.
  A person is guilty of grand larceny in the third degree when he or she
steals property and:

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

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