senate Bill S2941

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the class B felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or pharmacist

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2014 1st report cal.214
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 29, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 24, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2013 1st report cal.377
Jan 25, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Feb 27, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S2941
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 22, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

S2941
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2941 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง220.66, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6066

S2941 - Summary

Establishes the class B felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or pharmacist.

S2941 - Sponsor Memo

S2941 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2941

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HANNON, DeFRANCISCO, FUSCHILLO, GALLIVAN, GRISANTI,
  LAVALLE, MARTINS, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, YOUNG, 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 establishing the class B
  felony of criminal sale of a controlled substance by a practitioner or
  pharmacist

  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 220.66 to
read as follows:
S 220.66 CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY  A  PRACTITIONER  OR
           PHARMACIST.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY A
PRACTITIONER OR PHARMACIST WHEN, BEING A PRACTITIONER OR PHARMACIST,  AS
THOSE  TERMS  ARE  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE
PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, OR A PHARMACY INTERN ACTING IN  CONFORMITY  WITH  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED SIX OF THE EDUCATION LAW AND
ANY REGULATIONS ADOPTED PURSUANT THERETO IN A REGISTERED PHARMACY, HE OR
SHE KNOWINGLY AND UNLAWFULLY  SELLS  A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE.  FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, A PERSON SELLS A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE UNLAW-
FULLY WHEN HE OR SHE DOES SO OTHER THAN IN GOOD FAITH IN THE  COURSE  OF
HIS OR HER PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE.
  CRIMINAL  SALE  OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE BY A PRACTITIONER OR PHARMA-
CIST IS A CLASS B 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.
                                                           LBD02572-01-3

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