assembly Bill A3089A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; repealer; appropriation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
Mar 02, 2015 print number 3089a
Mar 02, 2015 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 22, 2015 referred to codes

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A3089 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1747
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8341, S6005
2017-2018: A3506, S3040
2019-2020: A1617, S1527

A3089 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; relates to the description of marihuana, and the growing of and use of marihuana by persons eighteen years of age or older; makes technical changes regarding the definition of marihuana; relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving marihuana and exempts certain persons from prosecution for the use, consumption, display, production or distribution of marihuana (view more) provides for the licensure of persons authorized to produce, process and sell marihuana; levies an excise tax on certain sales of marihuana; repeals certain provisions of the penal law relating to the criminal sale of marihuana and provisions of the general business law relating to drug paraphernalia; makes an appropriation therefor.

A3089 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3089

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, SEPULVEDA,
  WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the description of
  marihuana, and the growing of and use of marihuana by persons eighteen
  years of age or older; to  amend  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in
  relation to making technical changes regarding the definition of mari-
  huana;  to  amend  the  penal law, in relation to the qualification of
  certain offenses involving marihuana and  to  exempt  certain  persons
  from  prosecution  for  the  use,  consumption, display, production or
  distribution of marihuana; to amend  the  alcoholic  beverage  control
  law,  in relation to providing for the licensure of persons authorized
  to produce, process and sell marihuana;  to  amend  the  tax  law,  in
  relation  to  providing  for  the  levying of an excise tax on certain
  sales of marihuana; to amend the criminal  procedure  law,  the  civil
  practice  law  and  rules, the general business law, the state finance
  law, the executive law, the penal law and the vehicle and traffic law,
  in relation to making conforming changes; to repeal  sections  221.10,
  221.25,  221.30,  221.50  and  221.55 of the penal law relating to the
  criminal possession and sale of marihuana; to repeal paragraph (f)  of
  subdivision  2  of section 850 of the general business law relating to
  drug related paraphernalia; and making an appropriation therefor

  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 the "marihuana
regulation and taxation act".
  S 2. Legislative findings  and  intent.  The  legislature  finds  that
decades of arresting marihuana users has failed to prevent marihuana use
or prevent minors from accessing marihuana. Existing marihuana laws have
created a violent, illegal drug market that consumes millions of dollars
in  criminal  justice resources each year.  Existing marihuana laws have
also disproportionately impacted African-American  and  Latino  communi-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01895-03-5

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A3089A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1747
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8341, S6005
2017-2018: A3506, S3040
2019-2020: A1617, S1527

A3089A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; relates to the description of marihuana, and the growing of and use of marihuana by persons eighteen years of age or older; makes technical changes regarding the definition of marihuana; relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving marihuana and exempts certain persons from prosecution for the use, consumption, display, production or distribution of marihuana (view more) provides for the licensure of persons authorized to produce, process and sell marihuana; levies an excise tax on certain sales of marihuana; repeals certain provisions of the penal law relating to the criminal sale of marihuana and provisions of the general business law relating to drug paraphernalia; makes an appropriation therefor.

A3089A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3089--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, SEPULVEDA,
  WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the description of
  marihuana, and the growing of and use of marihuana by persons eighteen
  years of age or older; to  amend  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in
  relation to making technical changes regarding the definition of mari-
  huana;  to  amend  the  penal law, in relation to the qualification of
  certain offenses involving marihuana and  to  exempt  certain  persons
  from  prosecution  for  the  use,  consumption, display, production or
  distribution of marihuana; to amend  the  alcoholic  beverage  control
  law,  in relation to providing for the licensure of persons authorized
  to produce, process and sell marihuana;  to  amend  the  tax  law,  in
  relation  to  providing  for  the  levying of an excise tax on certain
  sales of marihuana; to amend the criminal  procedure  law,  the  civil
  practice  law  and  rules, the general business law, the state finance
  law, the executive law, the penal law and the vehicle and traffic law,
  in relation to making conforming changes; to repeal  sections  221.10,
  221.25,  221.30,  221.50  and  221.55 of the penal law relating to the
  criminal possession and sale of marihuana; to repeal paragraph (f)  of
  subdivision  2  of section 850 of the general business law relating to
  drug related paraphernalia; and making an appropriation therefor

  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 the "marihuana
regulation and taxation act".
  S 2. Legislative findings  and  intent.  The  legislature  finds  that
decades of arresting marihuana users has failed to prevent marihuana use
or prevent minors from accessing marihuana. Existing marihuana laws have
created a violent, illegal drug market that consumes millions of dollars

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01895-05-5

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