Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2023||
referred to health
Assembly Bill A114
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Jo Anne Simon
2023-A114 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A114 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Legalizes adult possession and use of certain natural plant or fungus-based hallucinogens; grants certain protections for individuals lawfully using such hallucinogens; removes such hallucinogens from the list of schedule I controlled substances; makes related provisions.
2023-A114 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 114 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, REYES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the penal law, the public health law, the labor law, and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to legalizing adult possession and use of certain natural plant or fungus-based hallucino- gens THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new article 223 to read as follows: ARTICLE 223 NATURAL PLANT OR FUNGUS-BASED HALLUCINOGENS SECTION 223.00 DEFINITIONS. 223.05 AUTHORIZED USE OF NATURAL PLANT OR FUNGUS-BASED HALLUCI- NOGENS. 223.10 PROTECTIONS. 223.15 LOCAL AUTHORIZATION. § 223.00 DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "NATURAL PLANT OR FUNGUS-BASED HALLUCINOGEN" MEANS A PLANT, FUNGUS, MATERIAL, COMPOUND, MIXTURE, OR PREPARATION, WHICH CONTAINS ANY QUANTITY OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SUBSTANCES, OR WHICH CONTAINS ANY OF THE FOLLOW- ING SUBSTANCES SALTS, ISOMERS, OR SALTS OF ISOMERS WHENEVER THE EXIST- ENCE OF SUCH SALTS, ISOMERS, OR SALTS OF ISOMERS IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE SPECIFIC CHEMICAL DESIGNATION (FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION ONLY, THE TERM "ISOMER" INCLUDES THE OPTICAL, POSITION AND GEOMETRIC ISOMERS): (A) DIMETHYLTRYPTAMINE (SOME TRADE OR OTHER NAMES: DMT); EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01384-01-3 A. 114 2
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