senate Bill S7100

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalty for the sale of an opioid if the use of such opioid causes the death of the user

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Apr 28, 2014 referred to codes

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S7100 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §125.20, Pen L

S7100 - Summary

Increases the penalty for the sale of an opioid if the use of such opioid causes the death of the user.

S7100 - Sponsor Memo

S7100 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7100

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 28, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BRESLIN, DILAN, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, PARKER, STAVISKY
  -- 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 deaths caused by the  sale
  of opioids

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Laree's Law."
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 125.20 of the penal  law,  as  added  by
chapter  477  of the laws of 1990, is amended and a new subdivision 5 is
added to read as follows:
  4. Being eighteen years old or more and with intent to cause  physical
injury  to a person less than eleven years old, the defendant recklessly
engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of serious physical injury
to such person and thereby causes the death of such person[.]; OR
  5. HE INTENTIONALLY AND UNLAWFULLY SELLS AN OPIOID ANALGESIC  AND  THE
INGESTION OF SUCH OPIOID ANALGESIC CAUSES THE DEATH OF ANOTHER PERSON.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14028-03-4

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