senate Bill S617

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the transport of an opiate controlled substance

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to codes

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S617 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §220.00, add §§220.80 & 220.85, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7659
2015-2016: S608
2017-2018: S607

S617 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the transport of an opiate controlled substance.

S617 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S617 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   617

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BOYLE, ADDABBO, AMEDORE, FELDER, FLANAGAN, FUNKE,
  GALLIVAN, GRIFFO, LANZA, LAVALLE, LITTLE, O'MARA,  ORTT,  RANZENHOFER,
  RITCHIE,  SERINO,  YOUNG  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the transport of an opiate
  controlled substance

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

  Section  1. Section 220.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 21 to read as follows:
  21. "OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE" MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE LISTED IN SCHED-
ULE I, II, III, IV OR V OF  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE  HUNDRED  SIX  OF  THE
PUBLIC HEALTH LAW THAT IS CLASSIFIED AS EITHER AN OPIATE OR OPIUM DERIV-
ATIVE UNDER SUCH LAW.
  §  2.  The  penal law is amended by adding two new sections 220.80 and
220.85 to read as follows:
§ 220.80 TRANSPORT OF AN  OPIATE  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE  IN  THE  SECOND
           DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF TRANSPORT OF AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN
THE SECOND DEGREE  WHEN  HE  OR  SHE  UNLAWFULLY  TRANSPORTS  AN  OPIATE
CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE  ANY  DISTANCE  GREATER THAN FIVE MILES WITHIN THE
STATE OR FROM ONE COUNTY WITHIN THE STATE TO ANOTHER COUNTY  WITHIN  THE
STATE, FOR HIS OR HER OWN PERSONAL USE.
  TRANSPORT  OF AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A
CLASS E FELONY.
§ 220.85 TRANSPORT OF  AN  OPIATE  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE  IN  THE  FIRST
           DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF TRANSPORT OF AN OPIATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN
THE FIRST  DEGREE  WHEN  HE  OR  SHE  UNLAWFULLY  TRANSPORTS  AN  OPIATE
CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE  ANY  DISTANCE  GREATER THAN FIVE MILES WITHIN THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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