|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to health|
|Nov 27, 2017||referred to health|
assembly Bill A8787
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
John T. McDonald III
Ellen C. Jaffee
Jo Anne Simon
A8787 (ACTIVE) - Details
A8787 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits of the sale of kratom to individuals under the age of eighteen; defines "kratom" as any part of the plant Mitragyna speciosa, whether growing or not, and any compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant; imposes a civil penalty of not more than five hundred dollars for the sale or provision of kratom to any person under the age of eighteen.
A8787 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8787 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y November 27, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. MORELLE, McDONALD, JAFFEE, WOERNER, McDONOUGH, D'URSO, M. G. MILLER, OAKS, GALEF, MORINELLO, JONES, MAGEE, DICKENS, MOSLEY, MAGNARELLI, ZEBROWSKI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GIGLIO, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the prohibition of the sale of kratom to individuals under the age of eighteen THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The article heading of article 13-F of the public health law, as amended by chapter 448 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, HERBAL CIGARETTES, KRATOM AND SMOKING PARAPHERNALIA; DISTRIBUTION TO MINORS § 2. Section 1399-aa of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 14 to read as follows: 14. "KRATOM" MEANS ANY PART OF THE PLANT MITRAGYNA SPECIOSA, WHETHER GROWING OR NOT, AND ANY COMPOUND, MANUFACTURE, SALT, DERIVATIVE, MIXTURE, OR PREPARATION OF SUCH PLANT. § 3. Article 13-F of the public health law is amended by adding a new section 1399-mmm to read as follows: § 1399-MMM. SALE OF KRATOM PROHIBITED. 1. NO PERSON SHALL KNOWINGLY SELL OR PROVIDE KRATOM TO ANY OTHER PERSON UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE. ANY PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS. 2.(A) ANY PERSON OPERATING A PLACE OF BUSINESS WHEREIN KRATOM IS SOLD OR OFFERED FOR SALE IS PROHIBITED FROM SELLING SUCH KRATOM TO INDIVID- UALS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, AND SHALL POST IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE A SIGN UPON WHICH THERE SHALL BE IMPRINTED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT, "SALE OF KRATOM TO PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE IS PROHIBITED BY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13578-02-7
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