senate Bill S946

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to penalties for the crimes relating to methamphetamine laboratory operations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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

Sponsor's Position

Meth labs pose unacceptable risks to our neighborhoods, and threaten the safety of police officers and first responders.

S946 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6300
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§220.70, 220.71, 220.73, 220.74 & 220.75, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7084
2013-2014: S3639
2015-2016: S1440
2017-2018: S2123

S946 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to penalties for the crimes relating to methamphetamine laboratory operations, including criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials and unlawful manufacture of methamphetamines.

S946 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S946 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   946

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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 penalties for  the  crimes
  of  criminal  possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material and
  unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine

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

  Section 1. Section 220.70 of the penal law, as added by chapter 394 of
the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
§ 220.70 Criminal  possession  of methamphetamine manufacturing material
           in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of criminal possession of methamphetamine  manufac-
turing  material in the second degree when he or she possesses a precur-
sor, a chemical reagent or a solvent with the intent to use  or  knowing
another  intends  to use such precursor, chemical reagent, or solvent to
unlawfully produce, prepare or manufacture methamphetamine.
  Criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material  in  the
second degree is a class [A misdemeanor] E FELONY.
  §  2.  Section 220.71 of the penal law, as added by chapter 394 of the
laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
§ 220.71 Criminal possession of methamphetamine  manufacturing  material
           in the first degree.
  A  person is guilty of criminal possession of methamphetamine manufac-
turing material in the first degree when he or she commits  the  offense
of  criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material in the
second degree, as defined in section 220.70 of  this  article,  and  has
previously  been  convicted  within the preceding five years of criminal
possession of  methamphetamine  manufacturing  material  in  the  second
degree,  as defined in section 220.70 of this article, or a violation of
this section.
  Criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material  in  the
first degree is a class [E] D felony.
  §  3.  Section 220.73 of the penal law, as added by chapter 394 of the
laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:

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