Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 23, 2020
ordered to third reading rules cal.353
substituted for a10339
|Jul 22, 2020
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
|Jul 21, 2020
ordered to third reading cal.867
|Jul 20, 2020
reported and committed to rules
|Jul 17, 2020
committee discharged and committed to codes
|Jul 02, 2020
referred to rules
Senate Bill S8666
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S8666 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8666 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8666 SPONSOR: BENJAMIN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to vacating certain records for misdemeanor marihuana convictions PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would ensure that individuals convicted for certain lower level marijuana possession offenses prior to 1977 are eligible for relief in accordance with the expungement provisions enacted in 2019. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill amends the criminal procedure law to ensure those convicted of certain lower level marijuana possession offenses prior to the creation of marijuana-specific offenses in 1977 are eligible to have their crimes automatically expunged.
2019-S8666 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8666 I N S E N A T E July 2, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to vacating certain records for misdemeanor marihuana convictions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (k) of subdivision 3 of section 160.50 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chapter 132 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: (i) The conviction was for a violation of article two hundred twenty or section 240.36 of the penal law prior to the effective date of arti- cle two hundred twenty-one of the penal law, and the sole controlled substance involved was marihuana and the conviction was only for a [violation or violations] MISDEMEANOR AND/OR VIOLATION; or § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that the expungement of marihuana convictions under section 160.50 of the criminal procedure law, added by the amendment in section one of this act, shall occur promptly and in any event no later than one year after the effective date of this act. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15123-04-0
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