|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 21, 2012||committed to rules|
|Mar 15, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 14, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 13, 2012||1st report cal.328|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to finance|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Mar 29, 2011||referred to codes|
|Mar 28, 2011||delivered to assembly|
|Mar 03, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 02, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 01, 2011||1st report cal.140|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to finance|
senate Bill S1074
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1074 - Details
S1074 - Summary
Creates the crime of unlawful defilement of a water supply; provides that a person is guilty of such crime when he introduces, places, or causes to be introduced or placed a defiling agent into a water supply; makes definitions; establishes such crime as a class B felony.
S1074 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1074 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to unlawful defilement of a water supply PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would establish the new crime of unlawful defilement of a water supply. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Presently, there is currently no specific crime of to specifically punish the defilement of a water supply. This bill would amend the Penal Law to create a new crime of unlawful defilement of a water supply. Pursuant to this bill, a person would be guilty of this crime if he intentionally introduces, places or causes to be introduced or placed, into a water supply, a defiling agent with the intent to cause the sickness, physical injury severe disfigurement or death of another human being, or with the reckless disregard of causing the sickness, physical injury, severe disfigurement, or death of another human being, or with the intent to
S1074 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1074 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to unlawful defilement of a water supply 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 section 270.08 to read as follows: S 270.08 UNLAWFUL DEFILEMENT OF A WATER SUPPLY. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "WATER SUPPLY" MEANS ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE TRANSMISSION FACILITY, TREATMENT FACILITY, SOURCE OF SUPPLY FACILITY, WELL OR RESERVOIR, WHICH PROVIDES POTABLE WATER FOR RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND/OR FIRE SERVICE NEEDS. (B) "DEFILING AGENT" MEANS ANY CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL OR RADIOACTIVE AGENT OR SUBSTANCE, WHICH IS CAPABLE, WHEN INTRODUCED OR PLACED INTO A WATER SUPPLY, OF CAUSING THE SICKNESS, PHYSICAL INJURY, SEVERE DISFIG- UREMENT, OR DEATH OF A HUMAN BEING, OR CAUSING IRREPARABLE HARM TO SUCH WATER SUPPLY, OR CAUSING A DISTURBANCE TO THE PUBLIC PEACE. A DEFILING AGENT SHALL NOT INCLUDE A SUBSTANCE WHICH IS INTRODUCED OR PLACED INTO A WATER SUPPLY BY ANY MUNICIPAL OR STATE ENTITY, OR WHICH IS INTRODUCED OR PLACED INTO A WATER SUPPLY BY ANY AGRICULTURAL OR INDUSTRIAL ENTITY AS A RESULT OF ITS ORDINARY LAWFUL OPERATIONS. 2. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL DEFILEMENT OF A WATER SUPPLY WHEN HE INTENTIONALLY INTRODUCES, PLACES, OR CAUSES TO BE INTRODUCED OR PLACED, INTO A WATER SUPPLY, A DEFILING AGENT WITH THE INTENT TO CAUSE THE SICK- NESS, PHYSICAL INJURY, SEVERE DISFIGUREMENT OR DEATH OF ANOTHER HUMAN BEING, OR WITH THE RECKLESS DISREGARD OF CAUSING THE SICKNESS, PHYSICAL INJURY, SEVERE DISFIGUREMENT, OR DEATH OF ANOTHER HUMAN BEING, OR WITH THE INTENT TO CAUSE IRREPARABLE HARM TO SUCH WATER SUPPLY, OR TO DISTURB THE PUBLIC PEACE. UNLAWFUL DEFILEMENT OF A WATER SUPPLY SHALL BE A CLASS B FELONY. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
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