senate Bill S1543

2011-2012 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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Mar 22, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 15, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 14, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 13, 2012 1st report cal.339
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 03, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 11, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 06, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 05, 2011 1st report cal.306
Jan 10, 2011 referred to codes

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Mar 13, 2012 - Codes committee Vote

S1543
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committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2012

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Apr 5, 2011 - Codes committee Vote

S1543
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committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
3
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Apr 5, 2011

nay (1)
aye wr (1)
excused (3)

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S1543 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง155.35, 155.42 & 160.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6655

S1543 - Summary

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

S1543 - Sponsor Memo

S1543 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1543

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

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 464
of the laws of 2010, 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:
  1. [when] the value of the property exceeds three thousand dollars[,];
or
  2. the property is an automated teller machine or the contents  of  an
automated teller machine[.]; OR
  3. 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06238-01-1

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