senate Bill S4390

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Amends the definitions of criminal enterprise and pattern of criminal activity for the purpose of criminal liability for enterprise corruption

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Apr 04, 2011 referred to codes

S4390 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §460.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S4390 - Summary

Amends the definition of "criminal enterprise", for the purpose of criminal liability for enterprise corruption.

S4390 - Sponsor Memo

S4390 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 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  definitions  of  criminal
  enterprise and pattern of criminal activity


  Section 1. Subdivision 3 and paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section
460.10 of the penal law, as added by chapter 516 of the  laws  of  1986,
are amended to read as follows:
  3.  "Criminal  enterprise"  means  a group of persons sharing a common
purpose of engaging in criminal conduct, associated in an  ascertainable
structure  [distinct  from  a  pattern] of criminal activity, and with a
continuity of existence[, structure] and  criminal  purpose  beyond  the
scope of individual criminal incidents.
  (b)  are  neither  isolated  incidents,  nor  so  closely  related and
connected in point of time or circumstance of commission as  to  consti-
tute  a  SINGLE  criminal  offense  [or criminal transaction,] as [those
terms are] defined in section 40.10 of the criminal procedure law; and
  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.


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