senate Bill S4340A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of cannabinoid hemp flower

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2021 print number 4340a
Mar 09, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to finance
reported and committed to finance
Feb 03, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Mar 9, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S4340
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committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4340 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2682
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3398, 3398-c & 3398-s, Pub Health L

S4340 - Summary

Relates to the sale of cannabinoid hemp flower.

S4340 - Sponsor Memo

S4340 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4340
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- 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 the sale of canna-
   binoid hemp and hemp extract
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Subdivision 2 of section 3398 of the public health law, as
 added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   2. "Cannabinoid hemp" means any [hemp and any]  product  processed  or
 derived from hemp, that is used for human consumption provided that when
 such  product  is  packaged or offered for retail sale to a consumer, it
 shall not have a concentration of more than three tenths  of  a  percent
 delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol.
   § 2. The opening paragraph of section 3398-a of the public health law,
 as  added  by  chapter  1  of  the  laws  of 2020, is amended to read as
 follows:
   The commissioner may make regulations pursuant to this article for the
 processing, distribution, marketing, transportation and  sale  of  PROC-
 ESSED cannabinoid hemp and DERIVED hemp extracts used for human consump-
 tion, which may include, but not be limited to:
   §  3.  Section  3398-b of the public health law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
   7. NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL PROHIBIT  OR  OTHERWISE  PREVENT  THE
 SALE  OF  HEMP,  PROVIDED  THAT THE HEMP HAS NOT UNDERGONE PROCESSING AS
 DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE  HUNDRED  NINETY-
 EIGHT OF THIS ARTICLE.
   § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07574-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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S4340A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2682
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3398, 3398-c & 3398-s, Pub Health L

S4340A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of cannabinoid hemp flower.

S4340A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4340A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4340--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HINCHEY, JACKSON, MYRIE, O'MARA, RAMOS -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on  Health  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to
   the Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the sale of canna-
   binoid hemp flower
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 3398 of the public health law is amended by  adding
 a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
   2-A.  "CANNABINOID HEMP FLOWER" MEANS THE FLOWER OF THE PLANT CANNABIS
 SATIVA  L.  THAT HAS BEEN HARVESTED,  DRIED,  AND  CURED, WITH A DELTA-9
 TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL CONCENTRATION (THC) OF NOT MORE  THAN  THREE-TENTHS
 OF A PERCENT ON A DRY WEIGHT BASIS, PRIOR TO ANY PROCESSING. CANNABINOID
 HEMP FLOWER SHALL NOT INCLUDE "MEDICAL MARIHUANA" AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVI-
 SION EIGHT OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THIS CHAPTER.
   §  2.  Section  3398-c of the public health law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3. RETAIL LICENSE HOLDERS SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO SELL CANNABINOID HEMP
 FLOWER AND ALL OTHER PRODUCTS APPROVED TO BE SOLD  AS  CANNABINOID  HEMP
 PRODUCTS.  RETAIL  LICENSE HOLDERS MAY ONLY SELL CANNABINOID HEMP FLOWER
 TO A PERSON OVER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE.
   § 3. Section 3398-s of the public health law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
   4.  NOTHING  IN  THIS  ARTICLE SHALL PROHIBIT OR OTHERWISE PREVENT THE
 SALE OF CANNABINOID HEMP FLOWER.
   § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07574-07-1

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