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SENATE PASSES SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S LEGISLATION ALLOWING REPEAT CHILD ENDANGERMENT OFFENDERS TO FACE FELONY CHARGES

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to create felony charges for individuals who repeatedly endanger the welfare of a child. The legislation would correct an inequity in current law which does not allow for enhanced charges to be brought against repeat offenders.

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SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO LEGISLATION RAISING PENALTIES FOR FALSE PERSONATION

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to raise penalties for individuals who seek to evade security and scrutiny at transportation facilities and other public places. The legislation creates stronger penalties for individuals trying to illegally access secure areas at airports, train stations, bus terminals, and other public places, as well for those who steal law enforcement or fire department identification.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S LEGISLATION TO INCREASE PENALTIES FOR IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER PASSED BY SENATE

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he sponsors to raise penalties for criminals who impersonate police officers in order to commit crime.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: CASE OF DRIVER ESCAPING JAIL AFTER KILLING NCPD OFFICER HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR STRONGER LAWS

Will Sponsor Legislation Creating Stronger Penalties for Drivers Who Kill or Injure Police Officers, Emergency Personnel, and Hazard Workers 

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Sen. Fuschillo Appears on News 12 to Call for Stronger Penalties for Hit & Run Drivers

     Senator Fuschillo appears on News 12 Long Island to discuss legislation he is sponsoring to raise the penalties for drivers who hit someone and flee the scene of an accident. The legislation would raise the penalties for hit and run crimes so that they are commensurate with charges faced by a drunk driver who causes physical injury or death and remains at the scene of the accident. 

     Under the legislation:

     • Drivers who leave the scene of a fatal accident would face class “C” felony charges, punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

SENATE PASSES FUSCHILLO LEGISLATION TO HELP POLICE POSITIVELY IDENTIFY SUSPECTS

Proposed Law Would Give Police Officers Routine Digital Access to an Individual’s Driver License Photo in the Field

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: SENATE APPROVES STRONGER PENALTIES FOR HIT & RUN DRIVERS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that the New York State Senate has passed legislation he is sponsoring to raise penalties for drivers who leave the scene of an accident which causes injury or death. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO: STRONGER PENALTIES FOR HIT & RUN DRIVERS APPROVED BY SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that legislation he is sponsoring to raise penalties for drivers who leave the scene of an accident which causes injury or death has been approved by the Senate’s Transportation Committee. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS FOR STRONGER PENALTIES FOR HIT & RUN DRIVERS

            Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is sponsoring legislation to raise penalties for drivers who leave the scene of an accident which causes injury or death. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW ANTI-CRIME LAW TAKES EFFECT TODAY

Expanded DNA Databank Will Provide Enhanced Crime Fighting Tool for Law Enforcement

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that a new law he supported to help better enable law enforcement to use DNA to catch criminals takes effect today.

     The groundbreaking law expands the State’s DNA databank by requiring anyone convicted of a felony or penal law misdemeanor to submit a DNA sample. The new law is one of the most significant criminal justice reforms in the state’s history and puts New York State at the nation’s forefront in expanding and utilizing DNA databanks to solve crimes.

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