senate Bill S2536

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Imposes additional fines when a person fails to appear before the court, pay fines or complete counseling and/or community service as mandated

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
May 14, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2018 1st report cal.1070
Jan 03, 2018 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 07, 2017 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 31, 2017 advanced to third reading
Jan 30, 2017 2nd report cal.
Jan 24, 2017 1st report cal.90
Jan 13, 2017 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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May 8, 2018 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S2536
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Vote: May 8, 2018

nay (1)

Jan 24, 2017 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S2536
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Vote: Jan 24, 2017

nay (1)

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S2536 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4495
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §65-c, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3483, A5945
2015-2016: S1557, A4372

S2536 - Summary

Imposes additional fines when a person fails to appear before the court, pay fines or complete counseling and/or community service as mandated under a conviction of unlawful possession of an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume by persons under the age of twenty-one.

S2536 - Sponsor Memo

S2536 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2536

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, MARCHIONE -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the alcoholic  beverage  control  law,  in  relation  to
  imposing  additional  fines  when  a person fails to appear before the
  court, pay fines or complete counseling and/or  community  service  as
  mandated for certain convictions

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 65-c  of  the  alcoholic  beverage
control  law,  as amended by chapter 137 of the laws of 2001, is amended
to read as follows:
  3. (A) Any person who unlawfully possesses an alcoholic beverage  with
intent  to consume may be summoned before and examined by a court having
jurisdiction of that charge; provided, however, that  nothing  contained
herein shall authorize, or be construed to authorize, a peace officer as
defined  in  subdivision  thirty-three  of  section 1.20 of the criminal
procedure law or a police officer as defined in subdivision  thirty-four
of  section 1.20 of such law to arrest a person who unlawfully possesses
an alcoholic beverage with intent to consume. If a determination is made
sustaining such charge the court may impose a fine not  exceeding  fifty
dollars  and/or  completion  of an alcohol awareness program established
pursuant to section 19.25 of the mental hygiene law and/or an  appropri-
ate amount of community service not to exceed thirty hours.
  (B)  IN  THE  EVENT  A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN ALLEGED TO HAVE OR HAS BEEN
DETERMINED TO HAVE  UNLAWFULLY  POSSESSED  AN  ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGE  WITH
INTENT  TO  CONSUME  FAILS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE COURT, FAILS TO PAY SUCH
FINE AS MAY BE SET BY  THE  COURT,  OR  COMPLETE  AN  ALCOHOL  AWARENESS
PROGRAM  ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION 19.25 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW
AND/OR COMMUNITY SERVICE AS REQUIRED BY THE COURT WITHIN  SUCH  TIME  AS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06137-01-7

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