senate Bill S518

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Increases killing or injuring a police animal from class A misdemeanor to class D felony

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2012 1st report cal.764
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

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S518 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง195.06, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1403

S518 - Summary

Increases penalties for killing or injuring a police animal by providing that such offense shall be a class D felony; includes the intentional killing or injuring of an animal which can reasonably be identified as a police animal by means of its presence in a police vehicle or enclosure in a marked area.

S518 - Sponsor Memo

S518 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   518

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, DeFRANCISCO, FLANAGAN, FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN,
  LARKIN, LITTLE, SALAND, SEWARD -- 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 killing or injuring a
  police animal

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

  Section  1. Section 195.06 of the penal law, as added by chapter 42 of
the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
S 195.06 Killing or injuring a police animal.
  A person is guilty of killing or injuring a police  animal  when  such
person intentionally kills or injures [any] AN animal:
  1. while such animal is in the performance of its duties and under the
supervision of a police or peace officer[.]; OR
  2. WHEN SUCH ANIMAL CAN BE REASONABLY IDENTIFIED AS A POLICE ANIMAL BY
MEANS  OF ITS PRESENCE IN A MARKED POLICE OR EMERGENCY VEHICLE OR ENCLO-
SURE IN A MARKED AND FENCED OR OTHER ENCLOSED AREA.
  Killing or injuring a police animal is a class [A misdemeanor] D FELO-
NY.
  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.
                                                           LBD01885-01-1

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