senate Bill S2836C

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to controlled substances; defines synthetic cannabis

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2016 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.51
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 21, 2016 print number 2836c
Jan 21, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 27, 2015 advanced to third reading
amended (t) 2836b
May 20, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2015 1st report cal.820
May 11, 2015 print number 2836a
May 11, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 29, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 25, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S2836C
21
3
committee
21
Aye
3
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S2836A
12
2
committee
12
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S2836 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3302 & 3306, Pub Health L; amd §§220.00, 220.06, 220.09, 220.16, 220.34 & 220.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6694
2013-2014: S1686
2017-2018: S3518
2019-2020: S2856

S2836 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to controlled substances; defines synthetic cannabis; criminal provisions relating to synthetic cannabis.

S2836 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2836 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2836

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to establish a synthetic cannabinoid  and  substituted  cathinone
  surrender  program;  to amend the public health law and the penal law,
  in relation to controlled substances; to repeal certain provisions  of
  the  public health law, relating to controlled substances; and provid-
  ing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  There is hereby established a statewide synthetic cannabi-
noid  and  substituted  cathinone  surrender  program.  Pursuant to this
program, for a period of ninety days commencing on the effective date of
this section:
  The department of health shall establish a statewide synthetic  canna-
binoid  and  substituted cathinone surrender program, in compliance with
federal law. The program shall be composed of locations  throughout  the
state,  at which individuals may anonymously surrender products contain-
ing synthetic cannabinoids, as defined in section  3302  of  the  public
health  law,  and  substituted cathinones, as defined in section 3306 of
the public health law. A surrender of synthetic cannabinoids and substi-
tuted cathinones pursuant to this section shall not constitute a  "sale"
for the purposes of the penal law.
  S  2. Subdivision 4 of section 3302 of the public health law, as added
by chapter 878 of the laws of 1972 and as renumbered by chapter  537  of
the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  4. "Concentrated Cannabis" means
  [(a)]  the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from a
plant of the genus Cannabis[; or
  (b) a material, preparation,  mixture,  compound  or  other  substance
which  contains  more than two and one-half percent by weight of delta-9
tetrahydrocannabinol, or  its  isomer,  delta-8  dibenzopyran  numbering

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08320-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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S2836A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3302 & 3306, Pub Health L; amd §§220.00, 220.06, 220.09, 220.16, 220.34 & 220.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6694
2013-2014: S1686
2017-2018: S3518
2019-2020: S2856

S2836A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to controlled substances; defines synthetic cannabis; criminal provisions relating to synthetic cannabis.

S2836A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2836A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2836--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FLANAGAN,  GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  LITTLE, MARCHIONE,
  MARTINS, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Health -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to establish a synthetic cannabinoid  and  substituted  cathinone
  surrender  program;  to amend the public health law and the penal law,
  in relation to controlled substances; and providing for the repeal  of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  There is hereby established a statewide synthetic cannabi-
noid and substituted  cathinone  surrender  program.  Pursuant  to  this
program, for a period of ninety days commencing on the effective date of
this section:
  The  department of health shall establish a statewide synthetic canna-
binoid and substituted cathinone surrender program, in  compliance  with
federal  law.  The program shall be composed of locations throughout the
state, at which individuals may anonymously surrender products  contain-
ing  synthetic  cannabinoids,  as  defined in section 3302 of the public
health law, and substituted cathinones, as defined in  section  3306  of
the public health law. A surrender of synthetic cannabinoids and substi-
tuted  cathinones pursuant to this section shall not constitute a "sale"
for the purposes of the penal law.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 3302 of the public health law, as  added
by  chapter  878 of the laws of 1972 and as renumbered by chapter 537 of
the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  4. "Concentrated Cannabis" means
  [(a)] the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from  a
plant of the genus Cannabis[; or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08320-02-5

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S2836B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3302 & 3306, Pub Health L; amd §§220.00, 220.06, 220.09, 220.16, 220.34 & 220.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6694
2013-2014: S1686
2017-2018: S3518
2019-2020: S2856

S2836B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to controlled substances; defines synthetic cannabis; criminal provisions relating to synthetic cannabis.

S2836B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2836B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2836--B
    Cal. No. 820

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FLANAGAN,  GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  LITTLE, MARCHIONE,
  MARTINS, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Health -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- reported favorably from said  committee,  ordered
  to  first  and  second  report, amended on second report, ordered to a
  third reading, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place  in
  the order of third reading

AN  ACT to establish a synthetic cannabinoid surrender program; to amend
  the public health law and the penal law,  in  relation  to  controlled
  substances;  and  providing  for the repeal of certain provisions upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  There is hereby established a statewide synthetic cannabi-
noid surrender program. Pursuant to this program, for a period of ninety
days commencing on the effective date of this section:
  The  department of health shall establish a statewide synthetic canna-
binoid surrender program, in compliance with federal  law.  The  program
shall  be  composed of locations throughout the state, at which individ-
uals may anonymously surrender products  containing  synthetic  cannabi-
noids,  as defined in section 3302 and section 3306 of the public health
law. A surrender of synthetic  cannabinoids  pursuant  to  this  section
shall not constitute a "sale" for the purposes of the penal law.
  S  2. Subdivision 4 of section 3302 of the public health law, as added
by chapter 878 of the laws of 1972 and as renumbered by chapter  537  of
the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  4. "Concentrated Cannabis" means
  [(a)]  the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from a
plant of the genus Cannabis[; or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08320-03-5

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S2836C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3302 & 3306, Pub Health L; amd §§220.00, 220.06, 220.09, 220.16, 220.34 & 220.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6694
2013-2014: S1686
2017-2018: S3518
2019-2020: S2856

S2836C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to controlled substances; defines synthetic cannabis; criminal provisions relating to synthetic cannabis.

S2836C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2836C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2836--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FLANAGAN,  GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  LITTLE, MARCHIONE,
  MARTINS, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Health -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- reported favorably from said  committee,  ordered
  to  first  and  second  report, amended on second report, ordered to a
  third reading, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining its place  in
  the  order  of third reading -- recommitted to the Committee on Health
  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law and the penal law, in relation to
  controlled substances

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 4 of section 3302 of the public health law, as
added by chapter 878 of the laws of 1972 and as  renumbered  by  chapter
537 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
  4. "Concentrated Cannabis" means
  [(a)]  the separated resin, whether crude or purified, obtained from a
plant of the genus Cannabis[; or
  (b) a material, preparation,  mixture,  compound  or  other  substance
which  contains  more than two and one-half percent by weight of delta-9
tetrahydrocannabinol, or  its  isomer,  delta-8  dibenzopyran  numbering
system, or delta-1 tetrahydrocannabinol or its isomer, delta 1 (6) mono-
terpene numbering system].
  S  2. Section 3302 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 44 to read as follows:
  44. "SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  MEANING  SET  FORTH  IN
SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIX OF THIS TITLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08320-04-6

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