|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 23, 2016||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 17, 2016||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 16, 2016||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 15, 2016||1st report cal.379|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to codes|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 09, 2015||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 01, 2015||advanced to third reading|
|May 28, 2015||2nd report cal.|
|May 27, 2015||1st report cal.942|
|Jan 07, 2015||referred to codes|
senate Bill S608
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S608 - Details
S608 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S608 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the transport of an opiate controlled substance PURPOSE : This bill would further criminalize the illegal transport of an opiate controlled substance when it is transported any distance greater than five miles within the state, or from one county to another county within the state. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 amends section 220.00 of the penal law by adding new paragraph 21 that defines the term "opiate controlled substance" as a controlled substance that is further classified under Public Health Law as an opiate or opium derivative. Section 2 amends the penal law to add new section 220.80, to create the new crime of transport of an opiate controlled substance in the second degree, a class E felony, that is committed when one unlawfully transports an opiate controlled substance any distance greater than five miles within the state, or from one county to another within the state, when the opiate controlled substance is for the defendant's own personal use.
S608 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 608 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- 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 the transport of an opiate controlled substance THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 220.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 21 to read as follows: 21. "OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE LISTED IN SCHED- ULE I, II, III, IV OR V OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIX OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW THAT IS CLASSIFIED AS EITHER AN OPIATE OR OPIUM DERIV- ATIVE UNDER SUCH LAW. S 2. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections 220.80 and 220.85 to read as follows: S 220.80 TRANSPORT OF AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN THE SECOND DEGREE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF TRANSPORT OF AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE UNLAWFULLY TRANSPORTS AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ANY DISTANCE GREATER THAN FIVE MILES WITHIN THE STATE OR FROM ONE COUNTY WITHIN THE STATE TO ANOTHER COUNTY WITHIN THE STATE, FOR HIS OR HER OWN PERSONAL USE. TRANSPORT OF AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS E FELONY. S 220.85 TRANSPORT OF AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN THE FIRST DEGREE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF TRANSPORT OF AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE UNLAWFULLY TRANSPORTS AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ANY DISTANCE GREATER THAN FIVE MILES WITHIN THE STATE OR FROM ONE COUNTY WITHIN THE STATE TO ANOTHER COUNTY WITHIN THE STATE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.