senate Bill S1749

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the crime of criminal possession of a weapon while in unlawful possession of a controlled substance or marihuana

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

S1749 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง265.18, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2970
2009-2010: S4648

S1749 - Summary

Creates the crime of criminal possession of a weapon while in unlawful possession of a controlled substance or marihuana.

S1749 - Sponsor Memo

S1749 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1749

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 criminal possession of a
  weapon while in unlawful possession of a controlled substance or mari-
  huana

  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 265.18 to
read as follows:
S 265.18 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON WHILE IN UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF
           A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OR MARIHUANA.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON WHILE IN  UNLAW-
FUL  POSSESSION  OF  A  CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OR MARIHUANA WHEN HE OR SHE
PHYSICALLY POSSESSES A WEAPON IN VIOLATION OF  SECTION  265.01  OF  THIS
ARTICLE  WHILE,  AT  THE  SAME  TIME,  HE  OR SHE PHYSICALLY POSSESSES A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN VIOLATION OF  SECTION  220.03  OR  MARIHUANA  IN
VIOLATION OF SECTION 221.15 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  CRIMINAL  POSSESSION  OF  A  WEAPON  WHILE IN UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE OR MARIHUANA IS A CLASS E 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.
                                                           LBD02995-01-3

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