senate Bill S3197

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the possession and sale of substances containing heroin

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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Jan 28, 2021 referred to codes

S3197 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§220.16, 220.18, 220.21, 220.41 & 220.43, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7012
2017-2018: S880
2019-2020: S316

S3197 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the possession and sale of substances containing heroin in certain weights and packaging.

S3197 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3197 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3197
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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  and
   possession of substances containing heroin
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Subdivision 13 of section 220.16  of  the  penal  law,  as
 amended by chapter 75 of the laws of 1995, is amended and a new subdivi-
 sion 14 is added to read as follows:
   13.  phencyclidine  and  said  phencyclidine  weighs  one thousand two
 hundred fifty milligrams or more[.]; OR
   14. ONE  OR  MORE  PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR  SUBSTANCES
 CONTAINING   HEROIN   AND  SAID  PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR
 SUBSTANCES ARE OF AN AGGREGATE WEIGHT OF 1.5  GRAMS  OR  MORE,  OR  SUCH
 PREPARATIONS, COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES OR SUBSTANCES ARE PACKAGED IN FIFTY OR
 MORE CONTAINERS, PACKETS OR "DECKS".
   §  2.  Subdivision 7 of section 220.18 of the penal law, as amended by
 chapter 75 of the laws of 1995, is amended and a new  subdivision  8  is
 added to read as follows:
   7.  methadone  and  said  methadone  weighs two thousand eight hundred
 eighty milligrams or more[.]; OR
   8.  ONE  OR  MORE  PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR  SUBSTANCES
 CONTAINING   HEROIN   AND  SAID  PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR
 SUBSTANCES ARE OF AN AGGREGATE WEIGHT OF TWELVE GRAMS OR MORE,  OR  SUCH
 PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR  SUBSTANCES ARE PACKAGED IN FOUR
 HUNDRED OR MORE CONTAINERS, PACKETS OR "DECKS".
   § 3. Subdivision 2 of section 220.21 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 said methadone weighs  five  thousand  seven  hundred
 sixty milligrams or more[.]; OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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