senate Bill S6496

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of health to establish and maintain an electronic database, accessible to the public, of known synthetic cannabinoids

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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.55
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 21, 2016 referred to health

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S6496 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9133
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3308, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1246, A4056
2019-2020: A7144

S6496 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health, in conjunction with the division of criminal justice services, to establish and maintain an electronic database, accessible to the public, of known synthetic cannabinoids.

S6496 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6496 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6496

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  directing  the
  commissioner  of  health  to establish an electronic database of known
  synthetic cannabinoids

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

  Section  1. Section 3308 of the public health law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DIVISION OF  CRIMI-
NAL  JUSTICE  SERVICES, ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE OF
KNOWN SYNTHETIC  CANNABINOIDS,  A  HALLUCINOGENIC  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION (G) OF SCHEDULE I OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED
SIX  OF THIS TITLE. SUCH DATABASE SHALL BE PUBLISHED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S
WEBSITE SO THAT CONSUMERS, RETAILERS AND LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCIES  CAN
ACCESS INFORMATION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (A)  A  LIST  OF COMPOUNDS KNOWN TO BELONG TO THE CLASSES OF CHEMICALS
LISTED IN SUCH SUBDIVISION AND THEIR TRADE NAMES;
  (B)  A  PHYSICAL  DESCRIPTION  OF  PRODUCTS  KNOWN  TO  CONTAIN   SUCH
COMPOUNDS, AND THEIR EFFECTS; AND
  (C)  A  LIST  OF  THE  BRAND  NAMES  OF PRODUCTS KNOWN TO CONTAIN SUCH
COMPOUNDS, AND IMAGES OF THEIR PACKAGING.
  THE WEBSITE SHALL INCLUDE A STATEMENT INDICATING THAT SUCH INFORMATION
IS BEING PROVIDED  AS  A  RESOURCE  FOR  CONSUMERS,  RETAILERS  AND  LAW
ENFORCEMENT. NEITHER THE DEPARTMENT NOR THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
SERVICES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY ECONOMIC HARM, PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH
THAT  MAY  RESULT FROM INFORMATION INCLUDED IN OR OMITTED FROM THE DATA-
BASE.
  S 2. The commissioner of health shall promulgate any rules  and  regu-
lations  necessary  to  implement  the provisions of section one of this
act, its purpose and intent pursuant to subdivision 7 of section 3308 of
the public health law.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately;  provided,  however  that
section  one of this act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it

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

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