|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 19, 2012||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|May 14, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 09, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|May 08, 2012||1st report cal.706|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to codes|
|Feb 03, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S2940
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2940 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §460.10, add §460.65, Pen L; add §318, Hway L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2940 - Summary
Establishes the class D felony of criminal street gang recruitment on school grounds; authorizes municipalities to place gang free school zone signs on highways passing through school grounds.
S2940 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2940 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to criminal street gang recruitment on school grounds; and to amend the highway law, in relation to authorizing the placement of gang free school zone signs PURPOSE: Establishes the class D felony of criminal street gang recruitment on school grounds. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 460.10 of the penal law by adding four new subdivisions, 5, 6, 7 and 8 by defining a criminal street gang, a criminal street gang member, criminal street gang activity, and school grounds. Section two amends the penal law by adding section 460.65 which makes criminal street gang recruitment a class D felony. Section three amends the highway law by adding a new section 318 to permit the placement of gang free school zone signs. Section four mandates that this act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law.
S2940 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2940 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 3, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 criminal street gang recruitment on school grounds; and to amend the highway law, in relation to authorizing the placement of gang free school zone signs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 460.10 of the penal law is amended by adding four new subdivisions 5, 6, 7 and 8 to read as follows: 5. "CRIMINAL STREET GANG" MEANS ANY ONGOING ORGANIZATION, ASSOCIATION, OR GROUP OF THREE OR MORE PERSONS, WHETHER FORMAL OR INFORMAL, HAVING AS ONE OF ITS PRIMARY ACTIVITIES THE COMMISSION OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL ACTS, WHICH HAS AN IDENTIFIABLE NAME OR IDENTIFYING SIGN OR SYMBOL, AND WHOSE MEMBERS INDIVIDUALLY OR COLLECTIVELY ENGAGE IN OR HAVE ENGAGED IN CRIMINAL STREET GANG ACTIVITY. 6. "CRIMINAL STREET GANG MEMBER" MEANS A PERSON TO WHOM TWO OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA APPLY: (A) ADMITS TO CRIMINAL STREET GANG MEMBERSHIP; (B) IS IDENTIFIED AS A CRIMINAL STREET GANG MEMBER BY A DOCUMENTED RELIABLE INFORMANT; (C) RESIDES IN OR FREQUENTS A PARTICULAR CRIMINAL STREET GANG'S AREA AND ADOPTS ITS STYLE OF DRESS, ITS USE OF HAND SIGNALS OR ITS TATTOOS AND ASSOCIATES WITH KNOWN CRIMINAL STREET GANG MEMBERS; (D) HAS BEEN ARRESTED MORE THAN ONCE IN THE COMPANY OF KNOWN CRIMINAL STREET GANG MEMBERS FOR OFFENSES WHICH ARE CONSISTENT WITH USUAL CRIMI- NAL STREET GANG ACTIVITY; (E) IS IDENTIFIED AS A CRIMINAL STREET GANG MEMBER BY PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, SUCH AS PHOTOGRAPHS OR OTHER DOCUMENTATION; (F) HAS BEEN STOPPED IN THE COMPANY OF KNOWN CRIMINAL STREET GANG MEMBERS FOUR OR MORE TIMES; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00102-01-1
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