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I would like to know what are the concequences of ...

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I would like to know what are the concequences of possseion of marijuana the 5th in violation of PL221.1001DM5NYS Penal law
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Katherine K replied 9 years ago.


This is fined under NY CLS Penal § 80.05 as a class B misdemeanor as:

A sentence to pay a fine for a class B misdemeanor shall be a sentence to pay an amount, fixed by the court, not exceeding five hundred dollars.

Under NY CLS Penal § 70.15:

Class B misdemeanor. A sentence of imprisonment for a class B misdemeanor shall be a definite sentence. When such a sentence is imposed the term shall be fixed by the court, and shall not exceed three months.

I hope that helps! Please let me know if you need anything else.