senate Bill S4039

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires a study of the implementation of medical marihuana in regards to banking, tax revenue collection, and employment tax collection issues

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Feb 01, 2021 referred to health

S4039 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A40
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3369-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7714, A10303
2017-2018: S5628, A4250
2019-2020: S2057, A975

S4039 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires a study of the implementation of medical marihuana in regards to banking, tax revenue collection, and employment tax collection issues.

S4039 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4039 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4039
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring a  study
   of  the implementation of medical marihuana in regards to banking, tax
   revenue collection, and employment tax collection issues

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 3369-f to read as follows:
   § 3369-F. STUDY. 1. THE COMMISSIONER IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED
 TO STUDY IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS TITLE IN REGARDS TO BANKING, TAX REVENUE
 COLLECTION, AND EMPLOYMENT TAX COLLECTION ISSUES.
   2. SUCH STUDY SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO  EXAMINING:  THE
 METHOD  USED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE TO COLLECT AND
 TRANSFER MONEY RELATING TO THE BUSINESS OF MEDICAL MARIHUANA; THE METHOD
 USED BY THE REGULATING AUTHORITIES  TO  COLLECT  WORKER  TAXES,  WORKERS
 COMPENSATION  PAYMENTS,  AND  UNEMPLOYMENT  INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS; AND
 BANKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE REGISTERED ORGANIZATIONS LICENSED PURSUANT
 TO SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE OF THIS TITLE.
   3. THIS STUDY SHALL BE CONDUCTED BY A QUALIFIED ENTITY WITH EXPERIENCE
 IN THE REGULATORY IMPLEMENTATION OF AND MARKET FOR THE MEDICAL MARIHUANA
 INDUSTRY IN OTHER STATES WITH PROGRAMS THAT HAVE DEVELOPED  BEYOND  THAT
 OF NEW YORK STATE.
   4.  SUCH  STUDY SHALL BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED TO THE LEGISLATURE NO
 LATER THAN JANUARY SIXTEENTH, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO.
   5. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO DELAY  IMPLEMENTATION
 OF THIS TITLE PENDING THE OUTCOME OF THIS STUDY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided however that the
 amendments  made  by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal
 of title 5-A of article 33 of the public health law and shall be  deemed
 repealed therewith.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Comments

Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.