assembly Bill A6630

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prescribes conduct constituting carjacking

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Mar 27, 2012 held for consideration in codes
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Mar 23, 2011 referred to codes

A6630 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 161 §§161.00 - 161.15, amd §70.02, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6330
2013-2014: A5160
2015-2016: A4921
2017-2018: A5701

A6630 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crimes of carjacking in first, second and third degrees, as the stealing of a motor vehicle from a person or presence of another person through the use or threatened use of force; increases penalties for causing injury to such victim, displaying a real or fake gun or using such a weapon; provides that all carjackings are violent felony offenses.

A6630 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6630

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CURRAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to carjacking

  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  article  161  to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 161
                               CARJACKING
SECTION 161.00 CARJACKING; DEFINED.
        161.05 CARJACKING IN THE THIRD DEGREE.
        161.10 CARJACKING IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
        161.15 CARJACKING IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
S 161.00  CARJACKING; DEFINED.
  CARJACKING.    A  PERSON  COMMITS  CARJACKING  WHEN,  IN THE COURSE OF
COMMITTING LARCENY OF A MOTOR VEHICLE FROM THE  PERSON  OR  PRESENCE  OF
ANOTHER  PERSON,  HE OR SHE USES OR THREATENS THE IMMEDIATE USE OF PHYS-
ICAL FORCE UPON ANOTHER PERSON FOR THE PURPOSE OF:
  1.  PREVENTING OR OVERCOMING RESISTANCE TO THE  TAKING  OF  THE  MOTOR
VEHICLE OR TO THE RETENTION THEREOF IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE TAKING; OR
  2.    COMPELLING  THE OWNER OF SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE OR ANOTHER PERSON TO
DELIVER UP THE MOTOR VEHICLE OR TO ENGAGE IN OTHER CONDUCT WHICH AIDS IN
THE COMMISSION OF THE LARCENY.
S 161.05  CARJACKING IN THE THIRD DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CARJACKING IN THE THIRD DEGREE WHEN  HE  OR  SHE
FORCIBLY  STEALS  A MOTOR VEHICLE FROM THE PERSON OR PRESENCE OF ANOTHER
PERSON.
  CARJACKING IN THE THIRD DEGREE IS A CLASS D FELONY.
S 161.10  CARJACKING IN THE SECOND DEGREE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08599-01-1

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