|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 22, 2012||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|May 21, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 16, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|May 15, 2012||1st report cal.768|
|Mar 28, 2012||referred to codes|
senate Bill S6844
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6844 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §205.00, Pen L
S6844 - Summary
Relates to the definition of dangerous contraband: specifies that such contraband shall include, but not be limited to, a gun, knife, cell phone or other wireless communication device, laptop computer, device with global position capabilities, map, camera or explosive.
S6844 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6844 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the definition of dangerous contraband PURPOSE OF BILL: This bill would amend the Penal Law definition of "dangerous contraband" that may not be introduced into or possessed in a detention facility by adding a non-exclusive list of dangerous contraband. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend Penal Law § 205.00, subdivision 4 which defines "dangerous contraband" as it relates to offenses committed when someone is in custody by adding a non-exclusive list of items as examples of "dangerous contraband", which would "include, but not be limited to, a gun, a knife, a cell phone or other wireless communication device, a laptop computer, a device with global positioning capabilities, a map, a camera or an explosive". Section 2 of the bill provides the effective date.
S6844 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6844 I N S E N A T E March 28, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- (at request of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision) -- 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 the definition of danger- ous contraband THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 205.00 of the penal law is amended to read as follows: 4. "Dangerous contraband" means contraband which is capable of such use as may endanger the safety or security of a detention facility or any person therein, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, A GUN, KNIFE, CELL PHONE OR OTHER WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, LAPTOP COMPUT- ER, DEVICE WITH GLOBAL POSITION CAPABILITIES, MAP, CAMERA OR EXPLOSIVE. S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14463-01-2
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