Key Votes

S 5620 - Reducing Drug Penalties for Offenders with Hypodermic Syringes - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Joseph Addabbo, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Joseph Addabbo, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (93-52) - (Key vote)

Title: Reducing Drug Penalties for Offenders with Hypodermic Syringes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that decriminalizes the possession of a residual amount of a controlled substance in/on a hypodermic syringe or needle.

Highlights:
-Specifies that a person shall not be guilty of criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument when that person has been authorized by the commissioner to have such instruments or has a written prescription (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (43-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Reducing Drug Penalties for Offenders with Hypodermic Syringes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that decriminalizes the possession of a residual amount of a controlled substance in/on a hypodermic syringe or needle.

Highlights:
-Specifies that a person shall not be guilty of criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument when that person has been authorized by the commissioner to have such instruments or has a written prescription (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Reducing Drug Penalties for Offenders with Hypodermic Syringes

Sponsors

  • Thomas K. Duane (NY - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors