|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 12, 2018||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1722
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to health|
|Oct 20, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6924
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6924 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd Art 13-F Art Head, §1399-aa, add §1399-mmm, Pub Health L
S6924 - 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.
S6924 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6924 TITLE OF BILL : 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To prohibit individuals who are under the age of eighteen to purchase or possess any products containing Kratom. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Sections 1 and 2: The public health law is amended to provide for the regulation of Kratom and defines what Kratom is. Section 3: The public health law is amended to add a new section (1399-mmm) to prohibit the sale of Kratom to individuals under eighteen years of age. Section 4: Directs the Department of Health to conduct a study on the benefits and risks of Kratom. Section 5: Provides an immediate effective date.
S6924 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6924 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E October 20, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules 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 S 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. S 3. Article 13-F of the public health law is amended by adding a new section 1399-mmm to read as follows: S 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 LAW". SUCH SIGN SHALL BE PRINTED ON A WHITE CARD IN RED LETTERS AT LEAST ONE-HALF INCH IN HEIGHT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13578-02-7
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