senate Bill S2941

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a person is guilty of criminal mischief in the second degree when he or she damages property that is public property

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Feb 03, 2011 referred to codes

S2941 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10423
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง145.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3006, A10672

S2941 - Summary

Establishes a person is guilty of criminal mischief in the second degree when with intent to damage property of another person, and having no right to do so he or she damages property that is public property.

S2941 - Sponsor Memo

S2941 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2941

                       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 mischief  in  the
  second degree

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

  Section 1. Section 145.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  961
of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
S 145.10 Criminal mischief in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the second degree when 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:
  1.  DAMAGES PROPERTY THAT IS PUBLIC PROPERTY. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SUBDIVISION,  "PUBLIC  PROPERTY"  MEANS  PROPERTY  OWNED,  OPERATED   OR
CONTROLLED  BY  ANY  GOVERNMENTAL  AGENCY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, PARKING  LOTS,  SCHOOLS,  LIBRARIES,  POST  OFFICES,
MUNICIPAL TRANSIT FACILITIES AND OTHER PUBLIC BUILDINGS; OR
  2. damages property of another person in an amount exceeding one thou-
sand five hundred dollars.
  Criminal mischief in the second degree is a class D felony.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04497-01-1

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