assembly Bill A5797

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the possession and sale of methamphetamine

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Feb 25, 2021 referred to codes

A5797 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5500
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§220.06, 220.09, 220.16, 220.21, 220.39 & 220.43, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7085
2013-2014: S3289
2015-2016: S1150
2017-2018: S2824
2019-2020: A6304, S1878

A5797 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes penalties for the possession and/or sale of methamphetamine similar to that of the penalties for possession and/or sale of heroin and cocaine.

A5797 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5797
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PALMESANO  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the possession and sale of
   methamphetamine
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1.  Subdivision 8 of section 220.06 of the penal law, as added
 by  chapter  264 of the laws of 2003, is amended and a new subdivision 9
 is added to read as follows:
   8.  one  or  more  preparations,  compounds,  mixtures  or  substances
 containing  gamma  hydroxybutyric  acid, as defined in paragraph four of
 subdivision (e) of schedule I of section thirty-three hundred six of the
 public  health  law,  and  said  preparations,  compounds,  mixtures  or
 substances  are of an aggregate weight of twenty-eight grams or more[.];
 OR
   9.   ONE OR  MORE  PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,  MIXTURES  OR  SUBSTANCES
 CONTAINING  METHAMPHETAMINE,  ITS SALTS, ISOMERS OR SALTS OF ISOMERS AND
 SAID PREPARATIONS, COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES OR SUBSTANCES ARE OF AN AGGREGATE
 WEIGHT OF ONE HUNDRED MILLIGRAMS OR MORE.
   § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 220.09 of the penal law, as  amended  by
 chapter 75 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
   2.  one  or  more  preparations,  compounds,  mixtures  or  substances
 containing methamphetamine, its salts, isomers or salts of  isomers  and
 said preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances are of an aggregate
 weight of [one-half ounce] ONE GRAM or more; or
   §  3.  Subdivision 7 of section 220.16 of the penal law, as amended by
 chapter 75 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
   7.  one  or  more  preparations,  compounds,  mixtures  or  substances
 containing  methamphetamine, its salts, isomers or salts of isomers with
 intent to sell it [and] OR said  preparations,  compounds,  mixtures  or
 substances are of an aggregate weight of one-eighth ounce or more; or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.