senate Bill S1027

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Imposes criminal penalties for death or serious injury of individuals resulting from violations of the multiple dwelling law

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to codes
Jan 22, 2009 referred to codes

S1027 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §125.10, Pen L; amd §304, Mult Dwell L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S2127

S1027 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Imposes criminal penalties for death or serious injury of individuals resulting from violations of the multiple dwelling law; class D felony for criminal negligent death.

S1027 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1027 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1027

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KRUGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law,  in  relation  to  establishing  criminal
  negligence  for  individuals who violate or assist in the violation of
  any provision of the multiple dwelling law where  such  violation  has
  resulted  in  the death of another; and to amend the multiple dwelling
  law, in relation to increasing the penalties for persons  who  violate
  or  assist  in the violation of any provision of the multiple dwelling
  law where such violation has resulted in serious physical injury

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

  Section  1.  The first undesignated paragraph of section 125.10 of the
penal law is amended to read as follows:
  A person is guilty of criminally negligent homicide when[,]:
  1. with criminal negligence, he OR SHE causes  the  death  of  another
person; OR
  2. A  PERSON  VIOLATES OR ASSISTS IN THE VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF
THE MULTIPLE DWELLING LAW AND SUCH VIOLATION HAS RESULTED IN  THE  DEATH
OF ANOTHER.
  S  2.  Section 304 of the multiple dwelling law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 1-b to read as follows:
  1-B. EVERY PERSON WHO SHALL VIOLATE OR ASSIST IN THE VIOLATION OF  ANY
PROVISION OF THIS CHAPTER AND WHERE SUCH VIOLATION CREATES SERIOUS PHYS-
ICAL  INJURY TO ANOTHER PERSON SHALL BE GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR PUNISHA-
BLE BY A FINE NOT EXCEEDING TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS OR BY IMPRISONMENT  FOR
A PERIOD NOT EXCEEDING ONE YEAR, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT.
  S 3. 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.
                                                           LBD06626-01-9

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