senate Bill S3483

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Imposes additional fines when a person fails to appear before the court, pay fines or complete counseling and/or community service as mandated

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.94
Jan 08, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2013 referred to codes
Jun 20, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 24, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 23, 2013 1st report cal.400
Feb 04, 2013 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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S3483 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5945
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง65-c, ABC L

S3483 - Summary

Imposes additional fines when a person fails to appear before the court, pay fines or complete counseling and/or community service as mandated under a conviction of unlawful possession of an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume by persons under the age of twenty-one.

S3483 - Sponsor Memo

S3483 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3483

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER,  MAZIARZ,  SAVINO  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to
  imposing additional fines when a person fails  to  appear  before  the
  court,  pay  fines  or complete counseling and/or community service as
  mandated for certain convictions

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of section 65-c of the alcoholic beverage
control law, as amended by chapter 137 of the laws of 2001,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  3.  (A) Any person who unlawfully possesses an alcoholic beverage with
intent to consume may be summoned before and examined by a court  having
jurisdiction  of  that charge; provided, however, that nothing contained
herein shall authorize, or be construed to authorize, a peace officer as
defined in subdivision thirty-three of  section  1.20  of  the  criminal
procedure  law or a police officer as defined in subdivision thirty-four
of section 1.20 of such law to arrest a person who unlawfully  possesses
an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume. If a determination is made
sustaining  such  charge the court may impose a fine not exceeding fifty
dollars and/or completion of an alcohol  awareness  program  established
pursuant  to section 19.25 of the mental hygiene law and/or an appropri-
ate amount of community service not to exceed thirty hours.
  (B) IN THE EVENT A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN ALLEGED TO  HAVE  OR  HAS  BEEN
DETERMINED  TO  HAVE  UNLAWFULLY  POSSESSED  AN  ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE WITH
INTENT TO CONSUME FAILS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE COURT, FAILS  TO  PAY  SUCH
FINE  AS  MAY  BE  SET  BY  THE  COURT, OR COMPLETE AN ALCOHOL AWARENESS
PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.25 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE  LAW
AND/OR  COMMUNITY  SERVICE  AS REQUIRED BY THE COURT WITHIN SUCH TIME AS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04683-02-3

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