senate Bill S7266

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to unlawful possession and sale of cannabis

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jun 28, 2021 referred to rules

S7266 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Cannabis
Laws Affected:
Amd §132, Cannabis L; amd §§222.05, 222.25, 222.30, 222.35, 222.40, 222.50, 222.55, 222.60 & 222.65, Pen L; amd §440.46-a, CP L

S7266 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to unlawful possession and sale of cannabis; provides for a civil penalty for possession of three ounces or less of cannabis or cannabis products by persons under the age of twenty-one; provides for criminal penalties for the possession and sale of preparations, compounds, mixtures or substances containing cannabis and concentrated cannabis of certain aggregate weights.

S7266 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7266 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7266
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the cannabis law, the penal law, and the criminal proce-
   dure law, in relation to unlawful possession and sale of cannabis
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of subdivision 4 of section 132 of
 the cannabis law is amended to read as follows:
   Any person under the age of twenty-one found to be  in  possession  of
 THREE  OUNCES  OR  LESS  OF  cannabis  or cannabis products who is not a
 certified patient pursuant to article three of this chapter shall be  in
 violation of this chapter and shall be subject to the following penalty:
   §  2.  Paragraph  (d)  of subdivision 3 of section 222.05 of the penal
 law, as added by chapter 92 of the laws of 2021, is amended to  read  as
 follows:
   (d)  the possession of multiple containers of cannabis OR CONCENTRATED
 CANNABIS without evidence of [concentrated cannabis] POSSESSION in  MORE
 THAN the amounts authorized in this article;
   §  3.  The first undesignated paragraph of section 222.25 of the penal
 law, as added by chapter 92 of the laws of 2021, is amended to  read  as
 follows:
   A  person  is guilty of unlawful possession of cannabis when he or she
 knowingly and unlawfully possesses ONE OR MORE PREPARATIONS,  COMPOUNDS,
 MIXTURES  OR  SUBSTANCES  CONTAINING cannabis and [such cannabis weighs]
 SAID PREPARATIONS, COMPOUNDS, MIXTURES OR SUBSTANCES ARE OF AN AGGREGATE
 WEIGHT OF more than three  ounces  or  concentrated  cannabis  and  such
 concentrated  cannabis  [weighs]  HAS  AN  AGGREGATE WEIGHT OF more than
 twenty-four grams.
   § 4. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 222.30 of the penal law, as added
 by chapter 92 of the laws of 2021, are amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11775-01-1

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