S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
Cal. No. 189
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, BALL, BONACIC, BOYLE, DeFRANCISCO, ESPAIL-
LAT, FARLEY, FLANAGAN, FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, HOYLMAN, LANZA,
LARKIN, LAVALLE, LITTLE, MARCHIONE, MARTINS, RITCHIE, SAVINO, SERRANO,
SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
committed to the Committee on Codes -- reported favorably from said
committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
reading, passed by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled,
vote reconsidered, restored to third reading, amended and ordered
reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to killing or injuring a
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 195.06-a
to read as follows:
S 195.06-A KILLING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE.
A PERSON IS GUILTY OF KILLING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE
WHEN SUCH PERSON INTENTIONALLY KILLS A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK
HORSE WHILE SUCH DOG OR HORSE IS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ITS DUTIES AND
UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A POLICE OFFICER. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
"POLICE WORK DOG" OR "POLICE WORK HORSE," AS THE CASE MAY BE, SHALL MEAN
ANY DOG OR HORSE OWNED OR HARBORED BY ANY STATE OR MUNICIPAL POLICE
DEPARTMENT OR ANY STATE OR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, WHICH HAS
BEEN TRAINED TO AID LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND IS ACTUALLY BEING USED
FOR POLICE WORK PURPOSES.
KILLING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE IS A CLASS E FELONY.
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.