senate Bill S2596A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Penalizes crimes of vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter as felonies when committed while driving with a suspended or revoked license

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2012 1st report cal.705
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1208
Jun 13, 2011 committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 08, 2011 print number 2596a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 26, 2011 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

S2596 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3275A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.03 & 125.12, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A2612

S2596 - Summary

Penalizes crimes of vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter as felonies when such crimes are committed while driving with a suspended or revoked license.

S2596 - Sponsor Memo

S2596 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2596

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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  penalties  for  causing
  serious injury or death while knowingly operating a motor vehicle with
  a revoked or suspended license

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

  Section 1. Section 120.03 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  732
of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
S 120.03 Vehicular assault in the second degree.
  A  person  is guilty of vehicular assault in the second degree when he
or she causes serious physical injury to another person, and either:
  (1) operates a motor vehicle in violation of subdivision  two,  three,
four  or  four-a of section eleven hundred ninety-two of the vehicle and
traffic law or operates a vessel or public vessel in violation of  para-
graph (b), (c), (d) or (e) of subdivision two of section forty-nine-a of
the  navigation  law, and as a result of such intoxication or impairment
by the use of a drug, or by the combined influence of drugs or of  alco-
hol and any drug or drugs, operates such motor vehicle, vessel or public
vessel  in  a  manner  that  causes such serious physical injury to such
other person, or
  (2) operates a motor vehicle with a gross  vehicle  weight  rating  of
more  than eighteen thousand pounds which contains flammable gas, radio-
active materials or  explosives  in  violation  of  subdivision  one  of
section  eleven  hundred  ninety-two of the vehicle and traffic law, and
such flammable gas, radioactive materials or explosives is the cause  of
such  serious physical injury, and as a result of such impairment by the
use of alcohol, operates such motor vehicle in a manner that causes such
serious physical injury to such other person, or
  (3) operates a snowmobile in violation of paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of
subdivision one of section 25.24 of the parks, recreation  and  historic

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02886-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S2596A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3275A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.03 & 125.12, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A2612

S2596A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Penalizes crimes of vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter as felonies when such crimes are committed while driving with a suspended or revoked license.

S2596A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2596A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2596--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, ADDABBO, AVELLA, KRUEGER -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Codes -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal law, in relation to penalties for causing
  serious injury or death while knowingly operating a motor vehicle with
  a revoked or suspended license

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

  Section  1. Section 120.03 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 732
of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
S 120.03 Vehicular assault in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of vehicular assault in the second degree  when  he
or she causes serious physical injury to another person, and either:
  (1)  operates  a motor vehicle in violation of subdivision two, three,
four or four-a of section eleven hundred ninety-two of the  vehicle  and
traffic  law or operates a vessel or public vessel in violation of para-
graph (b), (c), (d) or (e) of subdivision two of section forty-nine-a of
the navigation law, and as a result of such intoxication  or  impairment
by  the use of a drug, or by the combined influence of drugs or of alco-
hol and any drug or drugs, operates such motor vehicle, vessel or public
vessel in a manner that causes such  serious  physical  injury  to  such
other person, or
  (2)  operates  a  motor  vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of
more than eighteen thousand pounds which contains flammable gas,  radio-
active  materials  or  explosives  in  violation  of  subdivision one of
section eleven hundred ninety-two of the vehicle and  traffic  law,  and
such  flammable gas, radioactive materials or explosives is the cause of
such serious physical injury, and as a result of such impairment by  the
use of alcohol, operates such motor vehicle in a manner that causes such
serious physical injury to such other person, or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02886-04-1

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