senate Bill S9506

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to criminal possession and criminal sale of a controlled substance

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 20, 2022 referred to rules

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S9506 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§220.21 & 220.43, Pen L

S9506 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that possession or sale of a stimulant weighing 15 grams or more shall be punishable as a class A-I felony.

S9506 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9506 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9506
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 20, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PALUMBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  criminal  possession  and
   sale of stimulants weighing fifteen grams or more
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 220.21 of the penal law, as amended by  chapter  75
 of  the laws of 1995, the opening paragraph and subdivision 1 as amended
 by chapter 738 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
 § 220.21 Criminal possession of a  controlled  substance  in  the  first
            degree.
   A person is guilty of criminal possession of a controlled substance in
 the first degree when he or she knowingly and unlawfully possesses:
   1.  one  or  more  preparations,  compounds,  mixtures  or  substances
 containing a narcotic drug and said preparations, compounds, mixtures or
 substances are of an aggregate weight of eight ounces or more; or
   2. methadone and said methadone weighs  five  thousand  seven  hundred
 sixty milligrams or more[.]; OR
   3. A STIMULANT AND SAID STIMULANT WEIGHS FIFTEEN GRAMS OR MORE.
   Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree is a
 class A-I felony.
   § 2. Section 220.43 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 785 of the
 laws  of 1975, subdivisions 1 and 2 as amended by chapter 75 of the laws
 of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
 § 220.43 Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the first degree.
   A person is guilty of criminal sale of a controlled substance  in  the
 first degree when he knowingly and unlawfully sells:
   1.  one  or  more  preparations,  compounds,  mixtures  or  substances
 containing a narcotic drug and the preparations, compounds, mixtures  or
 substances are of an aggregate weight of two ounces or more; or
   2.  methadone  and  the  methadone  weighs  two thousand eight hundred
 eighty milligrams or more[.]; OR
   3. A STIMULANT AND THE STIMULANT WEIGHS FIFTEEN GRAMS OR MORE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16134-01-2

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