senate Bill S2173A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for sale of controlled substances if it occurs on park grounds or playgrounds; defines park grounds or playgrounds

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.575
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 23, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2013 1st report cal.632
Apr 25, 2013 print number 2173a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 14, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S2173A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 20, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

S2173A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2173 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2443A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§220.00, 220.34 & 220.44, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1752, A1380
2009-2010: S1568, A5175

S2173 - Summary

Adds "park grounds and playgrounds" to statute currently providing increased penalties for sale of controlled substances to certain persons if such sale occurs on or within 1,000 feet of school grounds; defines "park ground or playgrounds" to mean in, or within any building or structure or any fields, lands or grounds owned, leased or maintained by the state, any agency or municipality thereof, etc., for the purposes of recreation or leisure.

S2173 - Sponsor Memo

S2173 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2173

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  the  penalties
  for sale of controlled substances on park grounds or playgrounds

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

  Section 1. Section 220.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 14-a to read as follows:
  14-A.   "PARK GROUNDS OR PLAYGROUNDS" MEANS IN OR WITHIN ANY BUILDING,
STRUCTURE, PLAYING FIELD, PLAYGROUND OR LAND CONTAINED WITHIN THE BOUND-
ARY OF LAND OWNED, LEASED OR MAINTAINED BY THE STATE OR  ANY  AGENCY  OR
MUNICIPALITY  THEREOF  OR BY ANY NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION OR ELEEMOSY-
NARY INSTITUTION, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION WHICH IS USED ON A  REGULAR
BASIS  AS  A  RECREATION AREA AND IS SO DESIGNATED. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
DEFINITION, THE TERM  "PARK  GROUNDS  OR  PLAYGROUNDS"  ALSO  MEANS  AND
INCLUDES  THE  FOLLOWING WHICH HAS THE SAME OWNERSHIP AS THE PARK GROUND
OR PLAYGROUND:  ANY PARKING LOT, PARKING GARAGE, OR OTHER PARKING FACIL-
ITY, MARINA, BOAT LAUNCH OR OTHER SIMILAR FACILITY WHICH IS  WITHIN  ONE
THOUSAND  FEET  OF AND SERVES SUCH PARK GROUNDS OR PLAYGROUNDS AND WHICH
IS SO DESIGNATED BY EASILY VISABLE SIGNAGE AS SERVING SUCH PARK  GROUNDS
OR PLAYGROUNDS.
  S  2.  Section  220.34 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 280  of
the laws of 1986, subdivisions 2 and 4 as amended by chapter 75  of  the
laws  of  1995,  subdivision  3 as amended by chapter 537 of the laws of
1998, subdivision 6-a as added by chapter  635  of  the  laws  of  1997,
subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 436 of the laws of 2006 and subdivi-
sion  8 as amended and subdivision 9 as added by chapter 264 of the laws
of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
S 220.34 Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree.
  A person is guilty of criminal sale of a controlled substance  in  the
fourth degree when he OR SHE knowingly and unlawfully sells:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04522-01-3

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S2173A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2443A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§220.00, 220.34 & 220.44, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1752, A1380
2009-2010: S1568, A5175

S2173A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds "park grounds and playgrounds" to statute currently providing increased penalties for sale of controlled substances to certain persons if such sale occurs on or within 1,000 feet of school grounds; defines "park ground or playgrounds" to mean in, or within any building or structure or any fields, lands or grounds owned, leased or maintained by the state, any agency or municipality thereof, etc., for the purposes of recreation or leisure.

S2173A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2173A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2173--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to increasing the penalties
  for sale of controlled substances on park grounds or playgrounds

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

  Section  1. Section 220.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 14-a to read as follows:
  14-A.  "PARK GROUNDS OR PLAYGROUNDS" MEANS IN OR WITHIN ANY  BUILDING,
STRUCTURE, PLAYING FIELD, PLAYGROUND OR LAND CONTAINED WITHIN THE BOUND-
ARY  OF  LAND  OWNED, LEASED OR MAINTAINED BY THE STATE OR ANY AGENCY OR
MUNICIPALITY THEREOF OR BY ANY NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION  OR  ELEEMOSY-
NARY  INSTITUTION, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION WHICH IS USED ON A REGULAR
BASIS AS A RECREATION AREA AND IS SO DESIGNATED. FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
DEFINITION,  THE  TERM  "PARK  GROUNDS  OR  PLAYGROUNDS"  ALSO MEANS AND
INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING WHICH HAS THE SAME OWNERSHIP AS THE  PARK  GROUND
OR PLAYGROUND:  ANY PARKING LOT, PARKING GARAGE, OR OTHER PARKING FACIL-
ITY,  MARINA,  BOAT LAUNCH OR OTHER SIMILAR FACILITY WHICH IS WITHIN ONE
THOUSAND FEET OF AND SERVES SUCH PARK GROUNDS OR PLAYGROUNDS  AND  WHICH
IS  SO DESIGNATED BY EASILY VISIBLE SIGNAGE AS SERVING SUCH PARK GROUNDS
OR PLAYGROUNDS.
  S 2. Section 220.34 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  280    of
the  laws  of 1986, subdivisions 2 and 4 as amended by chapter 75 of the
laws of 1995, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 537  of  the  laws  of
1998,  subdivision  6-a  as  added  by  chapter 635 of the laws of 1997,
subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 436 of the laws of 2006 and subdivi-
sion 8 as amended and subdivision 9 as added by chapter 264 of the  laws
of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
S 220.34 Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04522-02-3

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