|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 05, 2014||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S7195
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7195 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §117-c, amd §65-c, ABC L
S7195 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7195 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To ban the sale of powdered distilled alcohol and prohibit the possession of powdered alcohol by persons under the age of twenty-one. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds a new section 117-c to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law to prohibit the sale of powdered distilled alcohol and to establish fines and punishments for violation of the provisions of the new section. Section 2 of the bill amends section 65-c of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law to add powdered distilled alcohol to the statute on unlawful possession of an alcoholic beverage with the intent to consume by persons under the age of twenty-one years. JUSTIFICATION: Recent news about the federal government's approval of labels for a company which plans to sell powdered alcohol products have raised serious concerns about the safety of such a product.
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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