senate Bill S2940

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes criminal offenses for the theft and unlawful possession of a blank official New York state prescription form

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.754
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 29, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 21, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2013 1st report cal.260
Jan 25, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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May 13, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S2940
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 19, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

S2940
15
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committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2940 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3744
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§155.30 & 165.45, add §220.67, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6743A, A10742

S2940 - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of grand larceny in the fourth degree, the theft of a blank official New York state prescription form; includes within the class D felony of criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, the possession of a stolen blank official New York state prescription form; establishes the class A misdemeanor of criminal possession of a prescription form, for the unlawful possession of a blank official New York state prescription form.

S2940 - Sponsor Memo

S2940 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2940

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON,  DeFRANCISCO,  LAVALLE,  LITTLE, MARTINS,
  MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, 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 the theft and unlawful
  possession of a blank official New York state prescription form

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  9, 10 and 11 of section 155.30 of the penal
law, subdivision 9 as amended by chapter 479 of the laws of 2010, subdi-
vision 10 as added by chapter 491 of the laws of 1992 and subdivision 11
as added by chapter 394 of the laws of  2005,  are  amended  and  a  new
subdivision 12 is added to read as follows:
  9. The property consists of a scroll, religious vestment, a vessel, an
item  comprising  a display of religious symbols which forms a represen-
tative expression of faith, or  other  miscellaneous  item  of  property
which:
  (a) has a value of at least one hundred dollars; and
  (b)  is  kept  for or used in connection with religious worship in any
building, structure or upon the curtilage of such building or  structure
used  as  a  place  of  religious worship by a religious corporation, as
incorporated under the  religious  corporations  law  or  the  education
law[.]; OR
  10. The property consists of an access device which the person intends
to use unlawfully to obtain telephone service[.]; OR
  11.  The  property  consists of anhydrous ammonia or liquified ammonia
gas and the actor intends to use, or knows  another  person  intends  to
use,  such  anhydrous  ammonia  or  liquified ammonia gas to manufacture
methamphetamine[.]; OR
  12.  THE  PROPERTY  CONSISTS  OF  A  BLANK  OFFICIAL  NEW  YORK  STATE
PRESCRIPTION FORM, AS SET FORTH IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF THE
PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02571-01-3

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