senate Bill S4581

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the possession of opioid antagonists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 08, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2019 1st report cal.586
Mar 15, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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May 6, 2019 - Codes committee Vote

S4581
9
4
committee
9
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

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S4581 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A746
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add §60.49, CP L; add §4519-a, CPLR; amd §841, add §214-g, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10015
2015-2016: A2962
2017-2018: A3573
2021-2022: S911, A2354

S4581 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the possession of opioid antagonists and receipt into evidence.

S4581 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4581 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4581

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, the civil practice  law  and
  rules  and  the executive law, in relation to the possession of opioid
  antagonists

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

  Section  1.  The  criminal  procedure  law  is amended by adding a new
section 60.49 to read as follows:
§ 60.49 POSSESSION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE.
  1. EVIDENCE THAT A PERSON WAS IN POSSESSION OF  AN  OPIOID  ANTAGONIST
MAY NOT BE ADMITTED AT ANY TRIAL, HEARING OR OTHER PROCEEDING IN A PROS-
ECUTION  FOR  ANY OFFENSE UNDER SECTIONS 220.03, 220.06, 220.09, 220.16,
220.18, OR 220.21 OF THE PENAL LAW FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING PROB-
ABLE CAUSE FOR AN ARREST OR PROVING  ANY  PERSON'S  COMMISSION  OF  SUCH
OFFENSE.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, OPIOID ANTAGONIST IS DEFINED AS A
DRUG  APPROVED  BY  THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION THAT, WHEN ADMINIS-
TERED, NEGATES OR NEUTRALIZES IN WHOLE OR IN  PART  THE  PHARMACOLOGICAL
EFFECTS  OF  AN  OPIOID IN THE BODY AND SHALL BE LIMITED TO NALOXONE AND
OTHER MEDICATIONS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR SUCH PURPOSE.
  § 2. The civil practice law and rules  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 4519-a to read as follows:
  §  4519-A. POSSESSION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE. 1.
POSSESSION OF AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST MAY NOT BE RECEIVED  IN  EVIDENCE  IN
ANY  TRIAL, HEARING OR PROCEEDING PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE AND PARAGRAPH THREE OF SUBDIVISION B  OF  SECTION
TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW OR SUBDIVISION FIVE OF
SECTION  SEVEN  HUNDRED  ELEVEN  AND  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF SECTION SEVEN
HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF THE REAL PROPERTY  ACTIONS  AND  PROCEEDINGS  LAW  AS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07291-01-9

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