senate Bill S7826

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a substituted cathinone surrender program and designates substituted cathinones as schedule I stimulant controlled substances; repealer

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Jul 23, 2012 referred to rules

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S7826 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10803
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3306 & 3308, rpld §3306 schedule I ¶¶9 & 10, Pub Health L

S7826 - Summary

Establishes a substituted cathinone surrender program and designates substituted cathinones as schedule I stimulant controlled substances.

S7826 - Sponsor Memo

S7826 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7826

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 23, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to establish a substituted cathinone surrender program; to  amend
  the public health law, in relation to controlled substances; to repeal
  certain  provisions  of  the public health law, relating to controlled
  substances; and providing 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 substituted cathi-
none 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 substituted cath-
inone surrender program, in compliance with  federal  law.  The  program
shall  be  composed of locations throughout the state, at which individ-
uals may anonymously surrender products  containing  substituted  cathi-
nones,  as defined in section 3306 of the public health law. A surrender
of substituted cathinones pursuant to this section shall not  constitute
a "sale" for the purposes of the penal law.
  S  2.  Paragraph 5 of subdivision (f) of schedule I of section 3306 of
the public health law, as amended by chapter 457 of the laws of 2006, is
amended to read as follows:
  (5) [Methcathinone (some other names: 2-(methylamino) - propiophenone;
alpha-(methylamino)   propiophenone;    2-(methylamino) -1-phenylpropan-
1-one;  alpha-N-methylaminopropiophenone;  monomethylpropion; ephedrone,
N-methylcathinone, methylcathinone; AL-464; AL-422; AL-463 and  UR1432),
its  salts,  optical  isomers  and salts of optical isomers] SUBSTITUTED
CATHINONES. ANY COMPOUND, OTHER THAN BUPROPRION,  THAT  IS  STRUCTURALLY
DERIVED  FROM 2-AMINO-1-PHENYL-1-PROPANONE BY MODIFICATION IN ANY OF THE
FOLLOWING WAYS:
  (I) BY SUBSTITUTION IN THE PHENYL  RING  TO  ANY  EXTENT  WITH  ALKYL,
ALKOXY, ALKYLENEDIOXY, HALOALKYL, OR HALIDE SUBSTITUENTS, WHETHER OR NOT
FURTHER  SUBSTITUTED  IN  THE PHENYL RING BY ONE OR MORE OTHER UNIVALENT
SUBSTITUENTS;

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

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