senate Bill S1527

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2019 print number 1527b
Jun 12, 2019 amend and recommit to finance
May 24, 2019 print number 1527a
May 24, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 15, 2019 referred to finance

Sponsor's Position

Marijuana prohibition is a failed policy that disproportionately affects communities of color and wastes valuable law enforcement resources.

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S1527 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1617
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6005, A8341
2015-2016: S1747, A3089
2017-2018: S3040, A3506

S1527 - Summary

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; relates to the description of cannabis, and the growing of and use of cannabis by persons twenty-one years of age or older; makes technical changes regarding the definition of cannabis; relates to removing certain references to marijuana relating to forfeiture actions (view more) relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving cannabis and exempts certain persons from prosecution for the use, consumption, display, production or distribution of cannabis; relates to the definition of smoking; provides for the licensure of persons authorized to produce, process and sell marihuana; levies an excise tax on certain sales of cannabis; repeals certain provisions of the penal law relating to the criminal sale of cannabis and provisions of the general business law relating to drug paraphernalia; creates the New York state cannabis revenue fund, the New York state drug treatment public education fund and the New York state community grants reinvestment fund.

S1527 - Sponsor Memo

S1527 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1527

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, BAILEY, COMRIE, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN, MONTGOM-
  ERY,  PARKER,  RAMOS,  RIVERA,  SEPULVEDA,  SERRANO  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the description of
  marihuana,  and the growing of and use of marihuana by persons twenty-
  one years of age or older; to amend the civil practice law and  rules,
  in  relation  to  removing certain references to marihuana relating to
  forfeiture actions; to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation
  to  making technical changes regarding the definition of marihuana; to
  amend the penal law, in  relation  to  the  qualification  of  certain
  offenses involving marihuana and to exempt certain persons from prose-
  cution  for  the use, consumption, display, production or distribution
  of marihuana; to amend the public health law in relation to the  defi-
  nition  of  smoking;  to  amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in
  relation to providing for  the  licensure  of  persons  authorized  to
  produce,  process  and sell marihuana; to amend the state finance law,
  in relation to establishing the New York state marihuana revenue fund,
  the New York state drug treatment education  fund  and  the  New  York
  state  community  grants  reinvestment  fund; to amend the tax law, in
  relation to providing for the levying of  an  excise  tax  on  certain
  sales  of  marihuana;  to  amend the criminal procedure law, the civil
  practice law and rules, the general business law,  the  state  finance
  law,  the  executive  law, the penal law, the vehicle and traffic law,
  and the family court act in relation to making conforming changes;  to
  amend  the  alcoholic  beverage control law, in relation to alcohol or
  substance use disorder training awareness programs; to amend the state
  finance law, in relation to a revolving loan fund; to repeal  sections
  221.05,  221.10,  221.15, 221.20, 221.25, 221.30, 221.35 and 221.40 of
  the penal law relating to the criminal possession and sale of marihua-
  na; to repeal paragraph (f) of subdivision 2 of  section  850  of  the
  general business law relating to drug related paraphernalia; to repeal
  section  150.75  of  the criminal procedure law relating to appearance

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

Co-Sponsors

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S1527A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1617
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6005, A8341
2015-2016: S1747, A3089
2017-2018: S3040, A3506

S1527A - Summary

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; relates to the description of cannabis, and the growing of and use of cannabis by persons twenty-one years of age or older; makes technical changes regarding the definition of cannabis; relates to removing certain references to marijuana relating to forfeiture actions (view more) relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving cannabis and exempts certain persons from prosecution for the use, consumption, display, production or distribution of cannabis; relates to the definition of smoking; provides for the licensure of persons authorized to produce, process and sell marihuana; levies an excise tax on certain sales of cannabis; repeals certain provisions of the penal law relating to the criminal sale of cannabis and provisions of the general business law relating to drug paraphernalia; creates the New York state cannabis revenue fund, the New York state drug treatment public education fund and the New York state community grants reinvestment fund.

S1527A - Sponsor Memo

S1527A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1527--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, BAILEY, BIAGGI, COMRIE, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN,
  JACKSON, KENNEDY, LIU, MAY, MONTGOMERY, MYRIE, PARKER, RAMOS,  RIVERA,
  SALAZAR,  SANDERS, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT in relation to constituting chapter 7-A of the consolidated laws,
  in relation to the creation of a new office of cannabis management, as
  an independent  entity  within  the  division  of  alcoholic  beverage
  control,  providing  for the licensure of persons authorized to culti-
  vate, process, distribute and sell cannabis and the use of cannabis by
  persons aged twenty-one or older; to amend the public health  law,  in
  relation  to  the  description of cannabis; to amend the penal law, in
  relation to the growing and use  of  cannabis  by  persons  twenty-one
  years  of age or older; to amend the tax law, in relation to providing
  for the levying of taxes on cannabis; to amend the criminal  procedure
  law,  the  civil practice law and rules, the general business law, the
  state finance law, the executive law, the  penal  law,  the  alcoholic
  beverage control law, the general obligations law, the social services
  law,  the agriculture and markets law and the vehicle and traffic law,
  in relation to making conforming changes; to amend the  public  health
  law,  in  relation  to  the  definition of smoking; to amend the state
  finance law, in relation to establishing the New York  state  cannabis
  revenue  fund,  the New York state drug treatment and public education
  fund and the New York state community  grants  reinvestment  fund;  to
  amend  chapter  90 of the laws of 2014 amending the public health law,
  the tax law, the state finance law,  the  general  business  law,  the
  penal  law  and  the criminal procedure law relating to medical use of
  marihuana, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; to repeal certain
  provisions of the public health law relating to  growing  of  cannabis
  and  medical  use of marihuana; to repeal article 221 of the penal law
  relating to offenses involving marihuana; to repeal paragraph  (f)  of
  subdivision  2  of section 850 of the general business law relating to
  drug related paraphernalia; to repeal certain provisions of the crimi-

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

Co-Sponsors

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S1527B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1617
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6005, A8341
2015-2016: S1747, A3089
2017-2018: S3040, A3506

S1527B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; relates to the description of cannabis, and the growing of and use of cannabis by persons twenty-one years of age or older; makes technical changes regarding the definition of cannabis; relates to removing certain references to marijuana relating to forfeiture actions (view more) relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving cannabis and exempts certain persons from prosecution for the use, consumption, display, production or distribution of cannabis; relates to the definition of smoking; provides for the licensure of persons authorized to produce, process and sell marihuana; levies an excise tax on certain sales of cannabis; repeals certain provisions of the penal law relating to the criminal sale of cannabis and provisions of the general business law relating to drug paraphernalia; creates the New York state cannabis revenue fund, the New York state drug treatment public education fund and the New York state community grants reinvestment fund.

S1527B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1527B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1527--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, BAILEY, BIAGGI, COMRIE, GIANARIS, HOYLMAN,
  JACKSON, KENNEDY, LIU, MAY, MONTGOMERY, MYRIE, PARKER, RAMOS,  RIVERA,
  SALAZAR, SANDERS, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered
  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT in relation to constituting chapter 7-A of the consolidated laws,
  in relation to the creation of a new office of cannabis management, as
  an  independent  entity  within  the  division  of  alcoholic beverage
  control, providing for the licensure of persons authorized  to  culti-
  vate, process, distribute and sell cannabis and the use of cannabis by
  persons  aged  twenty-one or older; to amend the public health law, in
  relation to the description of cannabis; to amend the  penal  law,  in
  relation  to  the  growing  and  use of cannabis by persons twenty-one
  years of age or older; to amend the tax law, in relation to  providing
  for  the levying of taxes on cannabis; to amend the criminal procedure
  law, the civil practice law and rules, the general business  law,  the
  state  finance  law,  the  executive law, the penal law, the alcoholic
  beverage control law, the general obligations law, the social services
  law, the agriculture and markets law and the vehicle and traffic  law,
  in  relation  to making conforming changes; to amend the public health
  law, in relation to the definition of  smoking;  to  amend  the  state
  finance  law,  in relation to establishing the New York state cannabis
  revenue fund, the New York state drug treatment and  public  education
  fund  and  the  New  York state community grants reinvestment fund; to
  amend chapter 90 of the laws of 2014 amending the public  health  law,
  the  tax  law,  the  state  finance law, the general business law, the
  penal law and the criminal procedure law relating to  medical  use  of
  marihuana, in relation to the effectiveness thereof; to repeal certain
  provisions  of  the  public health law relating to growing of cannabis
  and medical use of marihuana; to repeal article 221 of the  penal  law
  relating  to  offenses involving marihuana; to repeal paragraph (f) of

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