senate Bill S4177

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Reduces the aggregate value realized from the sale of a controlled substance for the seller to be considered as operating as a major trafficker

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 14, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 09, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 08, 2016 1st report cal.355
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 28, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 27, 2015 1st report cal.950
Mar 05, 2015 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 8, 2016 - Codes committee Vote

S4177
12
2
committee
12
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2016

nay (2)
aye wr (2)

May 27, 2015 - Codes committee Vote

S4177
11
2
committee
11
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: May 27, 2015

nay (2)
aye wr (2)

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S4177 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8283
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง220.00 & 220.77, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7663
2017-2018: S301, A3474

S4177 - Summary

Reduces the aggregate value realized from the sale of a controlled substance for the seller to be considered as operating as a major trafficker.

S4177 - Sponsor Memo

S4177 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4177

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- 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  controlled  substance
  organizations and operating as a major trafficker

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 18 and 20 of section 220.00 of the penal  law,
as  added  by  section 27 of part AAA of chapter 56 of the laws of 2009,
are amended to read as follows:
  18. "Controlled substance organization" means  [four]  THREE  or  more
persons  sharing  a common purpose to engage in conduct that constitutes
or advances the commission of a felony under this article.
  20. "Profiteer" means a person who: (a) is a director of a  controlled
substance organization; (b) is a member of a controlled substance organ-
ization and has managerial responsibility over one or more other members
of  that  organization;  or  (c)  arranges, devises or plans one or more
transactions constituting a felony under this article so  as  to  obtain
profits  or  expected profits. [A person is not a profiteer if he or she
is acting only as an employee; or if he or she is acting as an  accommo-
dation to a friend or relative; or if he or she is acting only under the
direction  and control of others and exercises no substantial, independ-
ent role in arranging or directing the transactions in question.]
  S 2. Section 220.77 of the penal law, as added by section 29  of  part
AAA of chapter 56 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
S 220.77 Operating as a major trafficker.
  A person is guilty of operating as a major trafficker when:
  1.  Such person acts as a director of a controlled substance organiza-
tion during any period of twelve months or  less,  during  which  period
such  controlled  substance  organization  sells  one or more controlled
substances, and the proceeds collected or due from such  sale  or  sales

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08913-01-5

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