A00040 Summary:

COSPNSRStirpe, Abinanti, Niou, Carroll, Dinowitz, Rosenthal L, Lupardo, Steck, Weprin, Sayegh, Darling, Kelles
MLTSPNSRCook, Davila, Simon
Add 3369-f, Pub Health L
Requires a study of the implementation of medical marihuana in regards to banking, tax revenue collection, and employment tax collection issues.
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A00040 Actions:

01/06/2021referred to health
01/05/2022referred to health
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A00040 Committee Votes:

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A00040 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A00040 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 6, 2021
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  STIRPE, ABINANTI, NIOU, CARROLL,
          Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. COOK, DAVILA, SIMON -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Health

        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring a  study
          of  the implementation of medical marihuana in regards to banking, tax
          revenue collection, and employment tax collection issues
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
     2  3369-f to read as follows:
     3    § 3369-f. Study. 1. The commissioner is hereby authorized and directed
     4  to study implementation of this title in regards to banking, tax revenue
     5  collection, and employment tax collection issues.
     6    2. Such study shall include, but not  be  limited  to  examining:  the
     7  method  used  by  the  department of taxation and finance to collect and
     8  transfer money relating to the business of medical marihuana; the method
     9  used by the regulating authorities  to  collect  worker  taxes,  workers
    10  compensation  payments,  and  unemployment  insurance contributions; and
    11  banking opportunities for the registered organizations licensed pursuant
    12  to section thirty-three hundred sixty-five of this title.
    13    3. This study shall be conducted by a qualified entity with experience
    14  in the regulatory implementation of and market for the medical marihuana
    15  industry in other states with programs that have developed  beyond  that
    16  of New York state.
    17    4.  Such  study shall be completed and submitted to the legislature no
    18  later than January sixteenth, two thousand twenty-two.
    19    5. Nothing in this section shall be construed to delay  implementation
    20  of this title pending the outcome of this study.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided however that the
     2  amendments  made  by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal
     3  of title 5-A of article 33 of the public health law and shall be  deemed
     4  repealed therewith.
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