|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 17, 2016||committed to rules|
|Mar 31, 2016||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 30, 2016||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 29, 2016||1st report cal.513|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to alcoholism and drug abuse|
senate Bill S6345
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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S6345 - Details
S6345 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6345 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the general business law, the tax law and the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to prohibiting the sale or distribution of kratom PURPOSE : Prohibits the sale and distribution of Kratom SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 amends the general business law by adding new Section 399-hh of the public health law to prohibit the sale and distribution of Kratom and any of its derivatives include, but are not limited to any material, compound, mixture and preparation containing Mitragnya Speciosa. This section further includes fines and penalties including but not limited to the prohibition of selling cigarettes and tobacco products, lottery tickets and alcoholic beverages for a period of five years. Section 2 amends the tax law and states that any offender who violates this law more than three times in five years is subject to having their tobacco, lottery and alcohol licenses denied for a period of
S6345 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6345 I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse AN ACT to amend the general business law, the tax law and the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to prohibiting the sale or distrib- ution of kratom THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399-hh to read as follows: S 399-HH. SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF KRATOM; PROHIBITED. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "KRATOM" MEANS ANY FORM OR DERIVATIVES OF MITRAGYNA SPECIOSA AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY MATERI- AL, COMPOUND, MIXTURE OR PREPARATION THAT IS NOT DESIGNATED AS A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIX OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW. 2. NO PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR OTHER ENTITY SHALL SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, DISTRIBUTE OR GIVE AWAY, FOR RETAIL, WHOLESALE OR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES ANY KRATOM. 3. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY OR OTHER ENTITY THAT IS FOUND BY A LOCAL CRIMINAL COURT, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 10.10 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, TO HAVE VIOLATED THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT UPON A FINDING OF A SECOND OR SUBSE- QUENT VIOLATION WITHIN ANY PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS, THE VIOLATOR SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS; AND PROVIDED, FURTHER, THAT UPON A FINDING OF A THIRD OR SUBSEQUENT VIOLATION WITHIN ANY PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS, THE COURT SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE THEREOF TO THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, THE DIVISION OF THE LOTTERY AND THE STATE LIQUOR AUTHORITY, AND THE VIOLATOR SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM SELLING CIGARETTES AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS, LOTTERY TICKETS, AND ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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