senate Bill S623

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to criminal sale of a controlled substance

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

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S623 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§220.41 & 220.43, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8205
2017-2018: S623

S623 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to criminal sale of a controlled substance; adds the sale of one or more preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances containing carfentanil to criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second and first degrees.

S623 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S623 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   623

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BOYLE,  AKSHAR,  FUNKE,  HELMING, JACOBS, O'MARA,
  RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- 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 criminal sale of a
  controlled substance

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  7  of  section  220.41  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 75 of the laws of 1995, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 8 is added to read as follows:
  7.  methadone and the methadone weighs three hundred sixty  milligrams
or more[.]; OR
  8.  ONE  OR  MORE  PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR  SUBSTANCES
CONTAINING CARFENTANIL AND SAID  PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR
SUBSTANCES ARE AN AGGREGATE WEIGHT OF TWO MILLIGRAMS OR MORE.
  §  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 220.43 of the penal law, as amended by
chapter 75 of the laws of 1995, is amended and a new  subdivision  3  is
added to read as follows:
  2.    methadone  and  the  methadone weighs two thousand eight hundred
eighty milligrams or more[.]; OR
  3.  ONE  OR  MORE  PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR  SUBSTANCES
CONTAINING  CARFENTANIL  AND  SAID  PREPARATIONS, COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES OR
SUBSTANCES ARE AN AGGREGATE WEIGHT OF TEN MILLIGRAMS OR MORE.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04378-01-9

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