senate Bill S6674

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to criminal contempt in the first degree

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2012 referred to codes
May 01, 2012 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.499
Mar 08, 2012 referred to codes


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S6674 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §215.51, Pen L

S6674 - Summary

Relates to criminal contempt in the first degree.

S6674 - Sponsor Memo

S6674 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2012

Introduced by Sen. SALAND -- (at request of the Office for Prevention of
  Domestic Violence) -- 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 criminal contempt in the
  first degree


  Section  1.  Subdivision  (c)  of  section 215.51 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 349 of the laws  of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
  (c)  he  or  she  commits the crime of criminal contempt in the second
degree as defined in subdivision three of section 215.50 of this article
by violating [that part of] a duly served order of protection,  or  such
order  of which the defendant has actual knowledge because he or she was
present in court when such order was issued, under sections two  hundred
forty  and two hundred fifty-two of the domestic relations law, articles
four, five, six and eight of the family court act and section 530.12  of
the  criminal procedure law, or an order of protection issued by a court
of competent jurisdiction in another state, territorial or tribal juris-
diction, [which requires the respondent or defendant to stay  away  from
the  person  or persons on whose behalf the order was issued,] and where
the defendant has been previously convicted of the crime  of  aggravated
criminal contempt or criminal contempt in the first or second degree for
violating  an  order  of  protection  [as  described  herein] within the
preceding five years; or
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become law.

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


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