senate Bill S7195

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of powdered alcohol and the possession of powdered distilled alcohol by persons under the age of twenty-one

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May 05, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations

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S7195 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9633
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Add §117-c, amd §65-c, ABC L

S7195 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of powdered alcohol and the possession of powdered distilled alcohol by persons under the age of twenty-one.

S7195 - Sponsor Memo

S7195 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7195

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting   the   sale  of  powdered  alcohol  and  prohibiting  the
  possession of powdered distilled alcohol by persons under the  age  of
  twenty-one

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

  Section 1. The alcoholic beverage control law is amended by  adding  a
new section 117-c to read as follows:
  S 117-C.  SALE OF POWDERED DISTILLED ALCOHOL PROHIBITED. 1. NO PERSON,
CORPORATION,  PARTNERSHIP  OR  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY SHALL KNOWINGLY
SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE POWDERED DISTILLED ALCOHOL.
  2. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE  AN  OFFENSE
PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS. A VIOLATION
OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AFTER HAVING BEEN PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED
OF  SUCH  AN  OFFENSE  WITHIN THE PREVIOUS FIVE YEARS SHALL BE A CLASS B
MISDEMEANOR PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  3. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO PROHIBIT THE AUTHORI-
TY FROM INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS TO SUSPEND, CANCEL, OR REVOKE A  LICENSE
AS PROVIDED IN SECTION SEVENTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S  2.  Section 65-c of the alcoholic beverage control law, as added by
chapter 592 of the laws of 1989, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 137
of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
  S 65-c. Unlawful possession  of  an  alcoholic  beverage  OR  POWDERED
DISTILLED ALCOHOL with the intent to consume by persons under the age of
twenty-one years. 1. Except as hereinafter provided, no person under the
age of twenty-one years shall possess any alcoholic beverage, as defined
in  this  chapter,  OR  POWDERED  DISTILLED  ALCOHOL  with the intent to
consume such beverage OR POWDERED DISTILLED ALCOHOL.
  2. A person under the age of twenty-one years may possess any alcohol-
ic beverage with intent to consume if the alcoholic beverage is given:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14835-02-4

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