Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 27, 2023||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S6019
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S6019 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S6019 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6019 SPONSOR: CANZONERI-FITZPATRICK TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the criminal sale of a controlled substance to a person less than fourteen years of age PURPOSE: To amend the Penal Law to provide that the sale of controlled substances to minors under 14 may be prosecuted as a more serious offense. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds § 220.49 of the Penal Law, which creates the crime of criminal sale of a controlled substance to a child in the first degree, making the sale of a controlled substance by an adult to a minor under the age of 14 a class A-II felony. Also amends the title of 220.48 of the Penal Law, reflecting the lesser included offense of criminal sale of controlled substance to a child in the second degree.
2023-S6019 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6019 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 27, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CANZONERI-FITZPATRICK -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the criminal sale of a controlled substance to a person less than fourteen years of age THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 220.48 of the penal law, as added by section 28 of part AAA of chapter 56 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: § 220.48 Criminal sale of a controlled substance to a child IN THE SECOND DEGREE. A person is guilty of criminal sale of a controlled substance to a child IN THE SECOND DEGREE when, being over twenty-one years old, he or she knowingly and unlawfully sells a controlled substance in violation of section 220.34 or 220.39 of this article to a person less than seven- teen years old. Criminal sale of a controlled substance to a child IN THE SECOND DEGREE is a class B felony. § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 220.49 to read as follows: § 220.49 CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE TO A CHILD IN THE FIRST DEGREE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE TO A CHILD IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN, BEING OVER EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD, HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY AND UNLAWFULLY SELLS A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN VIOLATION OF SECTION 220.34 OR 220.39 OF THIS ARTICLE TO A PERSON LESS THAN FOURTEEN YEARS OLD. CRIMINAL SALE OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE TO A CHILD IN THE FIRST DEGREE IS A CLASS A-II FELONY. § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09158-01-3
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