Senate Bill S2941

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the class B felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or pharmacist

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-S2941 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §220.66, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6066

2013-S2941 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the class B felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or pharmacist.

2013-S2941 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S2941 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2941

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HANNON, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI,
  LAVALLE, MARTINS, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, YOUNG, ZELDIN  --  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 establishing the class B
  felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or
  pharmacist

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

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 220.66 to
read as follows:
S 220.66 CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY  A  PRACTITIONER  OR
           PHARMACIST.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY A
PRACTITIONER OR PHARMACIST WHEN, BEING A PRACTITIONER OR PHARMACIST,  AS
THOSE  TERMS  ARE  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE
PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, OR A PHARMACY INTERN ACTING IN  CONFORMITY  WITH  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED SIX OF THE EDUCATION LAW AND
ANY REGULATIONS ADOPTED PURSUANT THERETO IN A REGISTERED PHARMACY, HE OR
SHE KNOWINGLY AND UNLAWFULLY  SELLS  A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE.  FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, A PERSON SELLS A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE UNLAW-
FULLY WHEN HE OR SHE DOES SO OTHER THAN IN GOOD FAITH IN THE  COURSE  OF
HIS OR HER PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE.
  CRIMINAL  SALE  OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY A PRACTITIONER OR PHARMA-
CIST IS A CLASS B FELONY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02572-01-3


              

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