Assembly Bill A1248

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; repealer

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2021-A1248 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8341
2015-2016: A3089
2017-2018: A3506
2019-2020: A1617

2021-A1248 - Summary

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; establishes the cannabis law; defines terms; establishes the New York state cannabis control board and the office of cannabis management

2021-A1248 - Bill Text download pdf

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

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2021-A1248A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8341
2015-2016: A3089
2017-2018: A3506
2019-2020: A1617

2021-A1248A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; establishes the cannabis law; defines terms; establishes the New York state cannabis control board and the office of cannabis management

2021-A1248A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                            
 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1248--A
 
                        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, KELLES, BURDICK,  ANDER-
   SON,  FORREST,  BURGOS,  GONZALEZ-ROJAS,  GALLAGHER,  CLARK, LUNSFORD,
   MAMDANI, JACKSON, MEEKS -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  SEAWRIGHT,
   STECK,  TAYLOR, ZINERMAN -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Codes -- 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 labor law, the family court act, 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 amend
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets