senate Bill S6655

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for theft of a motor vehicle when a child under 16 is in or on such vehicle

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Jan 22, 2010 referred to codes

S6655 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง155.35, 155.42 & 160.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1543
2013-2014: S1905
2015-2016: S4022, S6585
2017-2018: S912

S6655 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases penalties for theft of a motor vehicle when a child under 16 is in or on such vehicle.

S6655 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6655 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6655

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SKELOS -- 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 the theft of a motor vehi-
  cle while a child is present therein

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

  Section  1. Section 155.35 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 515
of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
S 155.35 Grand larceny in the third degree.
  A person is guilty of grand larceny in the third degree when he OR SHE
steals property and when [the]:
  1. THE value of the property exceeds three thousand dollars[.]; OR
  2. THE PROPERTY CONSISTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND  TRAFFIC  LAW,  AND,  DURING  THE
COMMISSION  OF  SUCH  OFFENSE, A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS IS
PRESENT IN OR ON SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE.
  Grand larceny in the third degree is a class D felony.
  S 2. Section 155.42 of the penal law, as added by chapter 515  of  the
laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
S 155.42 Grand larceny in the first degree.
  A person is guilty of grand larceny in the first degree when he OR SHE
steals property and when [the]:
  1. THE value of the property exceeds one million dollars[.]; OR
  2. THE PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF ITS VALUE, CONSISTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE,
AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC
LAW,  IS  OBTAINED  BY EXTORTION COMMITTED BY INSTILLING IN THE VICTIM A
FEAR THAT THE ACTOR OR ANOTHER PERSON WILL CAUSE PHYSICAL INJURY TO SOME
PERSON, IN THE FUTURE, AND A CHILD UNDER THE AGE  OF  SIXTEEN  YEARS  IS
PRESENT  IN  OR  ON  SUCH  MOTOR  VEHICLE  DURING THE COMMISSION OF SUCH
OFFENSE.
  Grand larceny in the first degree is a class B felony.
  S 3. Section 160.15 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 374 of the
laws of 1973, is amended to read as follows:
S 160.15 Robbery in the first degree.

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

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