Bill Sponsors: NY A01617 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Bill Title: Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; relates to the description of marihuana, and the growing of and use of marihuana by persons twenty-one years of age or older; makes technical changes regarding the definition of marihuana; relates to removing certain references to marihuana relating to forfeiture actions; relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving marihuana and exempts certain persons from prosecution for the use, consumption, display, production or distribution of marihuana; relates to the definition of smoking; provides for the licensure of persons authorized to produce, process and sell marihuana; levies an excise tax on certain sales of marihuana; repeals certain provisions of the penal law relating to the criminal sale of marihuana and provisions of the general business law relating to drug paraphernalia; creates the New York state marihuana revenue fund, the New York state drug treatment public education fund, the New York state community grants reinvestment fund, and the marihuana microbusiness and marihuana license revolving loan fund; makes an appropriation therefor.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 34-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-16 - referred to codes [A01617 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Assemblymember Crystal Peoples-Stokes [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-141FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Richard Gottfried [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-075FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Donna Lupardo [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-123FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Mark Weprin [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-023FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Pamela Hunter [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-128FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Alicia Hyndman [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-029FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Victor Pichardo [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-086FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Michael Blake [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-079FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-067FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-097FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Jeffrey Dinowitz [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-081FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Kimberly Jean-Pierre [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-011FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Thomas Abinanti [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-092FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Diane Richardson [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-043FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-028FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Latrice Walker [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-055FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Clyde Vanel [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-033FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Yuh-line Niou [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-065FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Tremaine Wright [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-056FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-042FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Kevin Cahill [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-103FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Barbara Lifton [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-125FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Harvey Epstein [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-074FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Dan Quart [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-073FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Felix Ortiz [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-051FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Karines Reyes [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-087FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Inez Dickens [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-070FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-046FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Catalina Cruz [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-039FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Walter Mosley [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-057FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Rebecca Seawright [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-076FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Jo Simon [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-052FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Phillip Steck [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-110FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Assemblymember Alfred Taylor [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-071FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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