assembly Bill A1248

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; repealer

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Jan 07, 2021 referred to codes

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A1248 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S854
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8341, S6005
2015-2016: A3089, S1747
2017-2018: A3506, S3040
2019-2020: A1617, S1527

A1248 (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 and public education fund and the New York state community grants reinvestment fund.

A1248 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   1248
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PEOPLES-STOKES, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, SOLAGES,
   HUNTER,   HYNDMAN,   WEPRIN,   PICHARDO,    L. ROSENTHAL,    DINOWITZ,
   JEAN-PIERRE,   ABINANTI,  RICHARDSON,  HEVESI,  WALKER,  VANEL,  NIOU,
   BICHOTTE HERMELYN, CAHILL, EPSTEIN, QUART,  REYES,  DICKENS,  FRONTUS,
   CRUZ,   DARLING,  RODRIGUEZ,  FERNANDEZ,  BRONSON,  DE LA ROSA,  FALL,
   CARROLL, RAMOS, BENEDETTO, SIMON, KIM, AUBRY -- Multi-Sponsored by  --
   M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT,  STECK, TAYLOR -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes
 
 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