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:
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
                        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
   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
   (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
   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]
 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.


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