Senate Bill S2168

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates class E felony of criminal use of public records

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S2168 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7025
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§240.75 & 240.77, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1578
2013-2014: S2748, A7746
2015-2016: S3225, A4046

2011-S2168 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the class E felony of criminal use of public records for the intentional use of any public record in the course of or in furtherance of the commission of a crime.

2011-S2168 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S2168 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2168

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GOLDEN, JOHNSON -- 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  use  of  public
  records

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections  240.75
and 240.77 to read as follows:
S 240.75 CRIMINAL USE OF PUBLIC RECORDS; DEFINITION.
  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  SECTION 240.77 OF THIS ARTICLE, "RECORD" SHALL
HAVE THE SAME MEANING ASCRIBED TO  SUCH  TERM  BY  SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF
SECTION EIGHTY-SIX OF THE PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW.
S 240.77 CRIMINAL USE OF PUBLIC RECORDS.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF CRIMINAL USE OF PUBLIC RECORDS WHEN HE OR SHE
INTENTIONALLY OBTAINS ANY RECORD, WITH THE INTENT TO USE SUCH RECORD  IN
THE  COMMISSION OF A CRIME, THROUGH THE PROCESS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THE
PUBLIC OFFICERS LAW, AND ATTEMPTS TO USE OR  USES  SUCH  RECORD  IN  THE
COURSE OF, IN FURTHERANCE OF, OR AS AN INSTRUMENTALITY IN THE COMMISSION
OF A CRIME.
  CRIMINAL USE OF PUBLIC RECORDS IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  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.
                                                           LBD04639-01-1


              

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