senate Bill S5619

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale and distribution of synthetic cannabinoids; and establishes a statewide synthetic cannabinoid surrender program

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 27, 2018 amended on third reading 5619a
Jan 23, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 22, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 17, 2018 1st report cal.222
Jan 03, 2018 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2017 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.999
Apr 20, 2017 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jan 17, 2018 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S5619
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jan 17, 2018

May 16, 2017 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S5619
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 16, 2017

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S5619 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-hh, Gen Bus L; amd §§480, 1605 & 1607, Tax L; amd §§105, 106 & 118, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6040B

S5619 - Summary

Prohibits the sale and distribution of synthetic cannabinoids; establishes a statewide synthetic cannabinoid surrender program.

S5619 - Sponsor Memo

S5619 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5619

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, ALCANTARA, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer
  Protection

AN ACT to establish a statewide synthetic cannabinoid surrender  program
  within  the  department  of  health; and to amend the general business
  law, the tax law and the alcoholic beverage control law,  in  relation
  to prohibiting the sale of synthetic cannabinoids

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

  Section 1.   There is hereby established,  within  the  department  of
health,  a  statewide  synthetic  cannabinoid  surrender  program.  Such
program shall, for a period of 90 days after the effective date of  this
section,  in  compliance  with  federal  law  operate  as  the statewide
synthetic cannabinoid  surrender  program  whereby  any  individual,  at
multiple  geographic  locations  throughout  the  state, may anonymously
surrender to the department of health any product containing a synthetic
cannabinoid, as defined in section 399-hh of the general  business  law.
Provided  further, that no surrender of a synthetic cannabinoid pursuant
to this section shall be deemed to be a sale for  any  purpose  of  law,
rule or regulation.
  S  2.    The  general  business law is amended by adding a new section
399-hh to read as follows:
  S 399-HH. SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF SYNTHETIC  CANNABINOID;  PROHIBITED.
1.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID" MEANS ANY
CHEMICAL COMPOUND THAT IS  A  CANNABINOID  RECEPTOR  AGONIST  AND  SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY MATERIAL, COMPOUND, MIXTURE OR PREP-
ARATION  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10502-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S5619A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-hh, Gen Bus L; amd §§480, 1605 & 1607, Tax L; amd §§105, 106 & 118, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6040B

S5619A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale and distribution of synthetic cannabinoids; establishes a statewide synthetic cannabinoid surrender program.

S5619A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5619A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5619--A
    Cal. No. 222

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, ALCANTARA, AVELLA, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Consumer  Protection  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on Consumer
  Protection in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favor-
  ably from said committee, ordered to first and second report,  ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to establish a statewide synthetic cannabinoid surrender program
  within the department of health; and to  amend  the  general  business
  law,  the  tax law and the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation
  to prohibiting the sale of synthetic cannabinoids

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

  Section  1.    There  is  hereby established, within the department of
health,  a  statewide  synthetic  cannabinoid  surrender  program.  Such
program  shall, for a period of 90 days after the effective date of this
section, in  compliance  with  federal  law  operate  as  the  statewide
synthetic  cannabinoid  surrender  program  whereby  any  individual, at
multiple geographic locations  throughout  the  state,  may  anonymously
surrender to the department of health any product containing a synthetic
cannabinoid,  as  defined in section 399-hh of the general business law.
Provided further, that no surrender of a synthetic cannabinoid  pursuant
to  this  section  shall  be deemed to be a sale for any purpose of law,
rule or regulation.
  S 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section  399-
hh to read as follows:
  S  399-HH.  SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID; PROHIBITED.
1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID"  MEANS  ANY
CHEMICAL  COMPOUND  THAT  IS  A  CANNABINOID  RECEPTOR AGONIST AND SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY MATERIAL, COMPOUND, MIXTURE OR PREP-
ARATION THAT IS NOT DESIGNATED AS A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE  PURSUANT  TO

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

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