senate Bill S3232

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Elevates the offense of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person from a class A misdemeanor to a class E felony

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S3232 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง260.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S371

S3232 - Summary

Elevates the offense of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person from a class A misdemeanor to a class E felony.

S3232 - Sponsor Memo

S3232 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3232

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 designating as a  class  E
  felony,  the  offense  of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or
  physically disabled person

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

  Section  1. Section 260.25 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 381
of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
S 260.25  Endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically  disa-
             bled person.
  A  person  is  guilty  of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or
physically disabled person when he OR SHE knowingly  acts  in  a  manner
likely  to  be  injurious  to the physical, mental or moral welfare of a
person who is unable to care for himself or herself because of  physical
disability, mental disease or defect.
  Endangering  the  welfare  of  an  incompetent  or physically disabled
person is a class [A misdemeanor] E FELONY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07463-01-1

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