assembly Bill A2596

Amended

Relates to killing or injuring a police animal

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ZEBROWSKI

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 16 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 03 / May / 2013
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO CODES
  • 03 / May / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 2596A
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED
  • 09 / May / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING CAL.305
  • 20 / May / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED BY S1079A

Summary

Provides that when a person intentionally kills a police work horse or police work dog in the performance of its duties under the supervision of a police officer it shall constitute a class E felony.

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Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1079
Versions:
A2596
A2596A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง195.06-A, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S518, S518
2009-2010: S1403, S1403
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  2596

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  killing  or  injuring  a
  police animal

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 195.06 of the penal law, as added by chapter 42  of
the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
S 195.06 Killing or injuring a police animal.
  A  person  is  guilty of killing or injuring a police animal when such
person intentionally kills or injures [any] AN animal:
  1. while such animal is in the performance of its duties and under the
supervision of a police or peace officer[.]; OR
  2. WHEN SUCH ANIMAL CAN BE REASONABLY IDENTIFIED AS A POLICE ANIMAL BY
MEANS OF ITS PRESENCE IN A MARKED POLICE OR EMERGENCY VEHICLE OR  ENCLO-
SURE IN A MARKED AND FENCED OR OTHER ENCLOSED AREA.
  Killing or injuring a police animal is a class [A misdemeanor] D FELO-
NY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02095-01-3

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