|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2012||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S6725
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6725 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- 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
BILL NUMBER:S6725 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the theft of controlled substances PURPOSE: Increases the criminal penalties for the theft of controlled substances. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends §155.00 of the penal law by adding a new subdivision 10 defining for the purposes of this article controlled substances as any substance listed in the schedules outlined in §3306 of the public health law. Section 2 makes technical corrections to §155.30 of the penal law and adds a new subdivision 12 that includes controlled substances to the list of property covered by this section. Section 3 adds a subdivision 3 to §155.35 of the penal law stating that property consisting of controlled substances with the value of $1000 or above are covered under this section.
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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