senate Bill S2717

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a crime for the possession of synthetic marihuana in correctional facilities

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Jan 22, 2021 referred to codes

S2717 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§220.04 & 60.14, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6226
2017-2018: S2126
2019-2020: S1221

S2717 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a crime for the possession of synthetic marihuana in correctional facilities.

S2717 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2717 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2717
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 the possession of synthet-
   ic marihuana in a prison
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 220.04 to
 read as follows:
 § 220.04 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE  IN  THE  SIXTH
            DEGREE.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN
 THE SIXTH DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE POSSESSES ANY AMOUNT OF A TETRAHYDROCAN-
 NABINOL,  AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH TWENTY-ONE OF SUBDIVISION
 (D) OF SCHEDULE I OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE  HUNDRED  SIX  OF  THE  PUBLIC
 HEALTH  LAW, WHILE SUCH PERSON IS EMPLOYED AT, VISITING, OR INCARCERATED
 IN, ANY STATE OR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
   CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN THE SIXTH DEGREE IS A
 CLASS E FELONY.
   § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 60.14 to read as
 follows:
 § 60.14 AUTHORIZED DISPOSITION;  CRIMINAL  POSSESSION  OF  A  CONTROLLED
            SUBSTANCE IN THE SIXTH DEGREE.
   WHEN  A  COURT FINDS THAT A DEFENDANT IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION
 OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN THE SIXTH  DEGREE  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION
 220.04  OF  THIS CHAPTER WHILE SUCH PERSON IS INCARCERATED IN A STATE OR
 LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, THE COURT MUST IMPOSE A MINIMUM SENTENCE OF
 AT LEAST ONE YEAR TO RUN  CONSECUTIVELY  WITH  THE  DEFENDANT'S  CURRENT
 SENTENCE.
   § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06066-01-1

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