|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to codes|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S187
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S187 - Details
S187 - Summary
Makes the intentional causing of physical injury to a sports official the class D felony of assault in the second degree; creates class B misdemeanor of aggravated harassment of a sports official when a person, with intent to annoy, harass, threaten or alarm a sports official, strikes or expectorates on such official.
S187 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S187 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the assault on sports officials PURPOSE: This law adds physical injury to a sports official to the list of offenses comprising assault in the second degree and also creates the offense of aggravated harassment of a sports official. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends section 120.05 of the penal law by adding a new subdivision 13 to provide that any person who intends to commit physical injury against a sports official and does cause such injury in any building, structure, athletic playing field, playground or parking facility at which a sports contest is conducted would be guilty of assault in the second degree. Section 2 of the bill amends the penal law by adding section 240.33 to create the offense of aggravated harassment of a sports official. A person is guilty of aggravated harassment of a sports official when they strike, shove, kick or subject a sports official to physical contact or causes or attempts to cause an official to come into contact with saliva. Aggravated harassment of a sports official would be a class B misdemeanor. JUSTIFICATION: In the last few years, there has been a disturbing increase in the number of reported assaults against men and women who
S187 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 187 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, ALESI, FLANAGAN, GOLDEN -- 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 assault on sports officials THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 10, 11 and 12 of section 120.05 of the penal law, subdivision 10 as added by chapter 181 of the laws of 2000, subdi- vision 11 as separately amended by chapters 318 and 345 of the laws of 2010 and subdivision 12 as added by chapter 68 of the laws of 2008, are amended and a new subdivision 13 is added to read as follows: 10. Acting at a place the person knows, or reasonably should know, is on school grounds and with intent to cause physical injury, he or she: (a) causes such injury to an employee of a school or public school district; or (b) not being a student of such school or public school district, causes physical injury to another, and such other person is a student of such school who is attending or present for educational purposes. For purposes of this subdivision the term "school grounds" shall have the meaning set forth in subdivision fourteen of section 220.00 of this chapter[.]; OR 11. With intent to cause physical injury to a train operator, ticket inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator or station agent employed by any transit agency, authority or company, public or private, whose operation is authorized by New York state or any of its political subdivisions, a city marshal, a traffic enforcement officer, traffic enforcement agent or sanitation enforcement agent, registered nurse or licensed practical nurse he or she causes physical injury to such train operator, ticket inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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