assembly Bill A1248

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; repealer

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Current Bill Status Via S854 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 31, 2021 signed chap.92
Mar 30, 2021 delivered to governor
returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.46
substituted for a1248a
Mar 30, 2021 substituted by s854a
rules report cal.46
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
Mar 27, 2021 print number 1248a
Mar 27, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jan 07, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 30, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S854A
16
7
committee
16
Aye
7
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 30, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S854A
13
7
committee
13
Aye
7
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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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

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 (view more) outlines powers and duties thereof; authorizes the lawful use of medical cannabis; authorizes research programs related thereto; establishes a cannabis research license to permit a licensee to produce, process, purchase and/or possess cannabis for certain limited research purposes; relates to adult-use cannabis; authorizes a person to apply for a license to cultivate, process, distribute, deliver or dispense cannabis for sale in this state; 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; relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving cannabis; 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; relates to the criminal sale of cannabis; relates to drug paraphernalia; adds a new article on cannabis to the penal law; authorizes a motion for resentence for persons convicted of certain marihuana offenses; levies an excise tax on certain sales of cannabis; 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 - 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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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

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 (view more) outlines powers and duties thereof; authorizes the lawful use of medical cannabis; authorizes research programs related thereto; establishes a cannabis research license to permit a licensee to produce, process, purchase and/or possess cannabis for certain limited research purposes; relates to adult-use cannabis; authorizes a person to apply for a license to cultivate, process, distribute, deliver or dispense cannabis for sale in this state; 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; relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving cannabis; 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; relates to the criminal sale of cannabis; relates to drug paraphernalia; adds a new article on cannabis to the penal law; authorizes a motion for resentence for persons convicted of certain marihuana offenses; levies an excise tax on certain sales of cannabis; 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.

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