Senate Bill S3463

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Expands the definition of dangerous contraband to include telecommunications and electronic recording devices

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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-S3463 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4833
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3511
2013-2014: S590
2015-2016: S2383
2017-2018: S2395

2011-S3463 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the definition of dangerous contraband to include telecommunications and electronic recording devices.

2011-S3463 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S3463 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3463

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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 expanding  the  definition
  of  dangerous  contraband to include telecommunications and electronic
  recording devices

  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 TELE-
COMMUNICATIONS OR ELECTRONIC RECORDING  DEVICE.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION, A "TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR ELECTRONIC RECORDING DEVICE" MEANS
ANY TYPE OF INSTRUMENT, DEVICE, MACHINE OR EQUIPMENT THAT IS DESIGNED TO
TRANSMIT  AND/OR  RECEIVE  TELEPHONIC,  ELECTRONIC, DIGITAL, CELLULAR OR
RADIO SIGNALS OR COMMUNICATIONS OR ANY PART OF SUCH INSTRUMENT,  DEVICE,
MACHINE OR EQUIPMENT, AS WELL AS ANY TYPE OF INSTRUMENT DESIGNED TO HAVE
SOUND OR IMAGE RECORDING ABILITIES AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED
TO, A CELLULAR OR DIGITAL PHONE, A PAGER, A TWO-WAY RADIO TEXT MESSAGING
OR  MODEM  DEVICE (INCLUDING MODEM EQUIPMENT DEVICES), A CAMERA, A VIDEO
RECORDER AND TAPE OR DIGITAL RECORDING DEVICES, OR ANY OTHER DEVICE THAT
HAS SAID CAPABILITIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the fifteenth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09454-01-1


              

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