Bill Text: NY A06470 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the criminal possession of fentanyl.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 13-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-13 - held for consideration in codes [A06470 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06470-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      March 7, 2019
        Introduced by M. of A. BRABENEC -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the criminal possession of
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 220.79  to
     2  read as follows:
     3  § 220.79 Criminal possession of fentanyl.
     4    A  person  is guilty of criminal possession of fentanyl when he or she
     5  knowingly and unlawfully possesses, manufactures, distributes,  or  uses
     6  fentanyl, or any fentanyl analogs, to enhance another illegal substance.
     7    Criminal possession of fentanyl is a class E felony.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.