senate Bill S6743A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes criminal offenses for the theft and unlawful possession of a blank official New York state prescription form

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1281
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 13, 2012 print number 6743a
amend (t) and recommit to codes
Mar 16, 2012 referred to codes

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S6743 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10742
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§155.30 & 165.45, add §220.67, Pen L

S6743 - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of grand larceny in the fourth degree, the theft of a blank official New York state prescription form; includes within the class D felony of criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, the possession of a stolen blank official New York state prescription form; establishes the class A misdemeanor of criminal possession of a prescription form, for the unlawful possession of a blank official New York state prescription form.

S6743 - Sponsor Memo

S6743 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6743

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, GOLDEN, LARKIN, LITTLE, MARTINS, MAZIARZ,
  McDONALD -- 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 and unlawful
  possession of a blank official New York state prescription form

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  9, 10 and 11 of section 155.30 of the penal
law, subdivision 9 as amended by chapter 479 of the laws of 2010, subdi-
vision 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:
  9. The property consists of a scroll, religious vestment, a vessel, an
item  comprising  a display of religious symbols which forms a represen-
tative expression of faith, or  other  miscellaneous  item  of  property
which:
  (a) has a value of at least one hundred dollars; and
  (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  A  BLANK  OFFICIAL  NEW  YORK  STATE
PRESCRIPTION  FORM,  AS  SET  FORTH  IN SECTION TWENTY-ONE OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW.
  S 2. Subdivisions 6 and 7 of section 165.45 of the penal law, subdivi-
sion 6 as added by chapter 450 of the laws of 1990 and subdivision 7  as

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14732-02-2

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S6743A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10742
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§155.30 & 165.45, add §220.67, Pen L

S6743A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of grand larceny in the fourth degree, the theft of a blank official New York state prescription form; includes within the class D felony of criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, the possession of a stolen blank official New York state prescription form; establishes the class A misdemeanor of criminal possession of a prescription form, for the unlawful possession of a blank official New York state prescription form.

S6743A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6743A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6743--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, GOLDEN, LARKIN, LAVALLE, LITTLE, MARTINS,
  MAZIARZ, McDONALD, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE,  ZELDIN  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Codes -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to the theft and unlawful
  possession of a blank official New York state prescription form

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  9, 10 and 11 of section 155.30 of the penal
law, subdivision 9 as amended by chapter 479 of the laws of 2010, subdi-
vision 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:
  9. The property consists of a scroll, religious vestment, a vessel, an
item  comprising  a display of religious symbols which forms a represen-
tative expression of faith, or  other  miscellaneous  item  of  property
which:
  (a) has a value of at least one hundred dollars; and
  (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  A  BLANK  OFFICIAL  NEW  YORK  STATE
PRESCRIPTION  FORM,  AS  SET  FORTH  IN SECTION TWENTY-ONE OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14732-06-2

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