|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 04, 2019||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S3104
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3104 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Consumer Protection
- 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 Other Legislative Sessions:
S3104 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3104 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The bill prohibits the sale of synthetic cannabinoids by any retailer and provides punishment to those retailers who violate this prohibition. The bill punishes retailers with civil fines for selling synthetic cannabinoids and for the most egregious violators jeopardizes their ability to sell cigarettes, alcohol, and lottery tickets. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1 - Creates a cannabinoid surrender program.
S3104 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3104 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- 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. § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399- hh to read as follows: § 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; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE TERM "SYNTHETIC CANNABINOID" SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY PRODUCT APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AS A DRUG OR MEDICAL DEVICE, OR APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH PURSU- ANT TO TITLE FIVE-A OF ARTICLE THIRTY-THREE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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