senate Bill S1242

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes the use of a governmental agency to harass a person within the crime of aggravated harassment in the second degree

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 31, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 24, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2012 1st report cal.98
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 02, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 08, 2011 advanced to third reading
Feb 07, 2011 2nd report cal.
Feb 01, 2011 1st report cal.60
Jan 06, 2011 referred to codes

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S1242 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง240.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6750B

S1242 - Summary

Includes the use of a governmental agency to harass a person within the crime of aggravated harassment in the second degree.

S1242 - Sponsor Memo

S1242 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1242

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ADDABBO, PARKER -- 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 including  the  use  of  a
  governmental  agency to harass a person within the crime of aggravated
  harassment in the second degree

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 of section 240.30 of the penal law,
subdivisions  3  and  4 as amended and subdivision 5 as added by chapter
510 of the laws of 2008, are amended to read as follows:
  3. Strikes, shoves, kicks, or otherwise  subjects  another  person  to
physical  contact,  or attempts or threatens to do the same because of a
belief or perception  regarding  such  person's  race,  color,  national
origin,  ancestry, gender, religion, religious practice, age, disability
or sexual orientation, regardless of whether the belief or perception is
correct; [or]
  4. Commits the crime of harassment in the first degree and has  previ-
ously  been  convicted of the crime of harassment in the first degree as
defined by section 240.25 of  this  article  within  the  preceding  ten
years[.]; OR
  5.   EITHER (A) UNLAWFULLY DISCLOSES CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION CONCERN-
ING THE PERSON HE OR SHE INTENDS TO HARASS, ANNOY,  THREATEN,  OR  ALARM
WHICH  HE  OR  SHE  OBTAINED  FROM  A GOVERNMENT AGENCY OR ANY POLITICAL
SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OR MUNICIPALITY, IN A MANNER  LIKELY  TO  CAUSE
ANNOYANCE  OR  ALARM;  OR  (B) UNLAWFULLY CAUSES PERSONNEL EMPLOYED BY A
GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OR MUNICI-
PALITY TO CONTACT OR INTERACT WITH THE  PERSON  HE  OR  SHE  INTENDS  TO
HARASS,  ANNOY,  THREATEN, OR ALARM IN AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY, IN A MANNER
LIKELY TO CAUSE ANNOYANCE OR ALARM.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02019-01-1

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