senate Bill S1177

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for the crimes of criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions and criminal sale of a prescription

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S1177 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5767
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง178.10, 178.15, 178.20, 178.25 & 220.65, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6035, A9033

S1177 - Summary

Increases penalties for the crimes of criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions in the first, second, third and fourth degrees and criminal sale of a prescription.

S1177 - Sponsor Memo

S1177 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1177

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARTINS, MAZIARZ -- 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 increasing  penalties  for
  the  crimes  of  criminal  diversion  of  prescription medications and
  prescriptions in the first, second, third and fourth degrees and crim-
  inal sale of a prescription

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

  Section  1.  The closing paragraph of section 178.10 of the penal law,
as added by chapter 81 of the laws  of  1995,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  Criminal  diversion  of  prescription medications and prescriptions in
the fourth degree is a class [A misdemeanor] E FELONY.
  S 2. The closing paragraph of section 178.15  of  the  penal  law,  as
added by chapter 81 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  Criminal  diversion  of  prescription medications and prescriptions in
the third degree is a class [E] D felony.
  S 3. The closing paragraph of section 178.20  of  the  penal  law,  as
added by chapter 81 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  Criminal  diversion  of  prescription medications and prescriptions in
the second degree is a class [D] C felony.
  S 4. The closing paragraph of section 178.25  of  the  penal  law,  as
added by chapter 81 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  Criminal  diversion  of  prescription medications and prescriptions in
the first degree is a class [C] B felony.
  S 5. The closing paragraph of section 220.65  of  the  penal  law,  as
added by chapter 118 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
  Criminal sale of a prescription is a class [C] B felony.
  S 6. 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.

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