senate Bill S1728

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates crimes of cemetery desecration of a veteran

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 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.101
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 14, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jan 31, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2011 1st report cal.31
Jan 11, 2011 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 23, 2012 - Codes committee Vote

S1728
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 25, 2011 - Codes committee Vote

S1728
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2011

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S1728 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3042A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§145.22, 145.23, 145.27, 60.29 & 65.10, add §§145.28 & 145.29, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S768, A2205

S1728 - Summary

Creates crimes of cemetery desecration of a veteran as a class E felony; makes corresponding changes in cemetery desecration crimes in the first and second degrees and aggravated cemetery desecration in the first degree; makes additional penal provisions.

S1728 - Sponsor Memo

S1728 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1728

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LARKIN, ALESI, BONACIC, MAZIARZ -- 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 cemetery desecration and
  cemetery desecration of a veteran

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

  Section  1. Section 145.22 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 353
of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
S 145.22 Cemetery desecration in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of cemetery desecration in the second degree  when:
(a)  with  intent  to damage property of another person[,] and having no
right to do so nor any reasonable ground to believe that he OR  SHE  has
such  right,  he  OR  SHE  damages any real or personal property USED OR
maintained as a cemetery,  MAUSOLEUM,  COLUMBARIUM,  LOT,  plot,  grave,
burial  place, NICHE, CRYPT, VAULT or other place of interment OR TEMPO-
RARY STORAGE of human remains OR CREMATED HUMAN REMAINS,  OR  ANY  MONU-
MENT,  HEADSTONE,  MARKER,  MEMORIAL,  PLAQUE,  STATUE, VASE, URN, DECO-
RATION, FLAG HOLDER,  BADGE,  SHIELD,  ITEM  OF  MEMORABILIA,  OR  OTHER
EMBELLISHMENT THAT IS LOCATED ON OR ADJACENT TO, OR IS OTHERWISE ASSOCI-
ATED  WITH, ANY SUCH CEMETERY, MAUSOLEUM, COLUMBARIUM, LOT, PLOT, GRAVE,
BURIAL PLACE, NICHE, CRYPT, VAULT, OR OTHER PLACE OF INTERMENT OR TEMPO-
RARY STORAGE; or
  (b) with intent to steal personal property, he OR SHE steals  personal
property  which  is  located at a cemetery, MAUSOLEUM, COLUMBARIUM, LOT,
plot, grave, burial place, NICHE, CRYPT, VAULT or other place of  inter-
ment OR TEMPORARY STORAGE of human remains OR CREMATED HUMAN REMAINS, OR
ANY  MONUMENT,  HEADSTONE,  MARKER, MEMORIAL, PLAQUE, STATUE, VASE, URN,
DECORATION, FLAG HOLDER, BADGE, SHIELD, ITEM OF  MEMORABILIA,  OR  OTHER
EMBELLISHMENT THAT IS LOCATED ON OR ADJACENT TO, OR IS OTHERWISE ASSOCI-
ATED  WITH, ANY SUCH CEMETERY, MAUSOLEUM, COLUMBARIUM, LOT, PLOT, GRAVE,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06569-01-1

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