|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 13, 2012||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|May 14, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 09, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|May 08, 2012||1st report cal.712|
|Feb 17, 2012||referred to codes|
senate Bill S6508
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6508 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§120.10 & 120.12, Pen L
S6508 - Summary
Provides that an assault of a child where the defendant has a previous conviction for an assault or an attempted assault of a child shall be an assault in the first degree.
S6508 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6508 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to assault of a child PURPOSE: This bill increases the. penalties for persons convicted of assault or aggravated assault against a child if that person has a previous or previous convictions for similar crimes. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 states that this act shall be known and may be cited as Jay J's Law. Section 2 amends section 120.10 subdivision 4 of the penal law and adds new subdivision 5 to require that a person is guilty of assault in the first degree if that person, with intent to cause physical injury to a person less than eleven years old, recklessly causes serious physical injury to such person, and has previously been convicted of assault or attempted assault in the first, second and third degree against a person less than eleven years old, or has previously been convicted of reckless assault of a child or attempted reckless assault of a child.
S6508 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6508 I N S E N A T E February 17, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 assault of a child 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 "Jay J's law". S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 120.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 791 of the laws of 1967, is amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows: 4. In the course of and in furtherance of the commission or attempted commission of a felony or of immediate flight therefrom, he, or another participant if there be any, causes serious physical injury to a person other than one of the participants[.]; OR 5. BEING EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD OR MORE AND WITH INTENT TO CAUSE PHYSICAL INJURY TO A PERSON LESS THAN ELEVEN YEARS OLD, HE OR SHE RECKLESSLY CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO SUCH PERSON; AND HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF ASSAULT IN THE FIRST DEGREE, SECOND DEGREE, OR THIRD DEGREE AGAINST A PERSON LESS THAN ELEVEN YEARS OLD; OR HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF ATTEMPTED ASSAULT IN THE FIRST DEGREE, SECOND DEGREE, OR THIRD DEGREE AGAINST A PERSON LESS THAN ELEVEN YEARS OLD; OR HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF RECKLESS ASSAULT OF A CHILD; OR ATTEMPTED RECKLESS ASSAULT OF A CHILD. S 3. Section 120.12 of the penal law, as added by chapter 477 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows: S 120.12 Aggravated assault upon a person less than eleven years old. 1. A person is guilty of aggravated assault upon a person less than eleven years old when being eighteen years old or more the defendant commits the crime of assault in the third degree as defined in section 120.00 of this article upon a person less than eleven years old and has been previously convicted of such crime upon a person less than eleven years old within the preceding [three] TEN years. Aggravated assault upon a person less than eleven years old is a class [E] D felony. 2. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT UPON A PERSON LESS THAN ELEVEN YEARS OLD AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE A CLASS B FELONY WHEN THE PERSON SO CONVICTED HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF SUCH CRIME AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
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