senate Bill S6489

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of concealment of a death

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.496
Feb 15, 2012 referred to codes

S6489 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9358
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง190.18, Pen L

S6489 - Summary

Establishes the crime of concealment of a death when a person knowingly moves or otherwise conceals a human corpse so that discovery of the death of such person will be hindered; makes such crime a class D felony.

S6489 - Sponsor Memo

S6489 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6489

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 establishing the crime  of
  concealment of a death

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Amanda  Lynn's
Law".
  S  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 190.18 to read
as follows:
S 190.18 CONCEALMENT OF A DEATH.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CONCEALMENT OF A DEATH WHEN HE OR SHE  KNOWINGLY
MOVES  OR  OTHERWISE  CONCEALS  A  HUMAN CORPSE SO THAT DISCOVERY OF THE
DEATH OF SUCH PERSON WILL BE HINDERED.
  CONCEALMENT OF A DEATH IS A CLASS D FELONY.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14614-01-2

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