Senate Bill S3483

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Imposes additional fines when a person fails to appear before the court, pay fines or complete counseling and/or community service as mandated

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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-S3483 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5945
Current Committee:
Assembly Economic Development
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §65-c, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1557, A4372
2017-2018: S2536, A4495
2019-2020: S3803

2013-S3483 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Imposes additional fines when a person fails to appear before the court, pay fines or complete counseling and/or community service as mandated under a conviction of unlawful possession of an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume by persons under the age of twenty-one.

2013-S3483 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S3483 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3483

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  MAZIARZ,  SAVINO  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
  imposing additional fines when a person fails  to  appear  before  the
  court,  pay  fines  or complete counseling and/or community service as
  mandated for certain convictions

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 65-c of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 137 of the laws of 2001,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  3.  (A) Any person who unlawfully possesses an alcoholic beverage with
intent to consume may be summoned before and examined by a court  having
jurisdiction  of  that charge; provided, however, that nothing contained
herein shall authorize, or be construed to authorize, a peace officer as
defined in subdivision thirty-three of  section  1.20  of  the  criminal
procedure  law or a police officer as defined in subdivision thirty-four
of section 1.20 of such law to arrest a person who unlawfully  possesses
an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume. If a determination is made
sustaining  such  charge the court may impose a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars and/or completion of an alcohol  awareness  program  established
pursuant  to section 19.25 of the mental hygiene law and/or an appropri-
ate amount of community service not to exceed thirty hours.
  (B) IN THE EVENT A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN ALLEGED TO  HAVE  OR  HAS  BEEN
DETERMINED  TO  HAVE  UNLAWFULLY  POSSESSED  AN  ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE WITH
INTENT TO CONSUME FAILS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE COURT, FAILS  TO  PAY  SUCH
FINE  AS  MAY  BE  SET  BY  THE  COURT, OR COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL AWARENESS
PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.25 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE  LAW
AND/OR  COMMUNITY  SERVICE  AS REQUIRED BY THE COURT WITHIN SUCH TIME AS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04683-02-3

              

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