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|Jan 06, 2010||referred to codes|
|Mar 18, 2009||referred to codes|
senate Bill S3393
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S3393 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3393 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3393 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting stalking by the use of technological devices PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : Increased the penalty for stalking in the third and fourth degrees by one penalty level, when such crimes are committed by the use of a technological device. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section one amends section 120.40 of Penal Law to define "technological devices" as the internet, cameras, global positioning tracking devices and any other tracking devices, but shall not be limited to such items. Section two amends Section 120.50 of the Penal Law to make a person guilty of stalking in the third degree, a class B misdemeanor, when he or she commits the crime of stalking in the fourth degree by means of a technological device. Section three amends Section 120.55 of Penal Law to make a person guilty of the crime of stalking in the second degree, a class E felony, when he or she commits the crime of stalking in the third degree by means of a technological device.
S3393 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3393 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 18, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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 prohibiting stalking by the use of technological devices THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 120.40 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. "TECHNOLOGICAL DEVICES" MEANS THE INTERNET, CAMERAS, GLOBAL POSI- TIONING TRACKING DEVICES AND ANY OTHER TRACKING DEVICE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO SUCH ITEMS. S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 120.50 of the penal law, as added by chapter 635 of the laws of 1999, is amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows: 4. Commits the crime of stalking in the fourth degree and has previ- ously been convicted within the preceding ten years of stalking in the fourth degree[.]; OR 5. COMMITS THE CRIME OF STALKING IN THE FOURTH DEGREE BY THE USE OF A TECHNOLOGICAL DEVICE OR TECHNOLOGICAL DEVICES. S 3. Subdivision 5 of section 120.55 of the penal law, as added by chapter 598 of the laws of 2003, is amended and a new subdivision 6 is added to read as follows: 5. Commits the crime of stalking in the third degree, as defined in subdivision three of section 120.50 of this article, against ten or more persons, in ten or more separate transactions, for which the actor has not been previously convicted[.]; OR 6. COMMITS THE CRIME OF STALKING IN THE THIRD DEGREE BY THE USE OF A TECHNOLOGICAL DEVICE OR TECHNOLOGICAL DEVICES. S 4. 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. LBD00690-01-9
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