senate Bill S1256

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases the penalty for vehicular manslaughter to a class A-I felony

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 06, 2011 referred to codes


S1256 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §125.12, rpld §125.13, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S1256 - Summary

Increases the penalties of vehicular manslaughter to a class A-I felonies.

S1256 - Sponsor Memo

S1256 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011

Introduced  by Sens. ADDABBO, HUNTLEY -- 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  crime  of  vehicular
  manslaughter, and to repeal certain provisions of the penal law relat-
  ing thereto


  Section 1. The section heading, opening paragraph  and  closing  para-
graph  of  section 125.12 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 732 of
the laws of 2006, are amended to read as follows:
  Vehicular manslaughter [in the second degree].
  A person is guilty of vehicular manslaughter [in  the  second  degree]
when he or she causes the death of another person, and either:
  Vehicular manslaughter [in the second degree] is a class [D] A-I felo-
  S 2. Section 125.13 of the penal law is REPEALED.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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


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