Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 20, 2014
referred to codes
Assembly Bill A10170
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-A10170 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-A10170 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the crime of strangulation in the first degree; disregard of banned employment procedures; provides that a person is guilty of strangulation in the first degree; disregard of banned employment procedures when he or she disregards any procedures banned by his or her employment and commits the crime of criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, as defined in section 121.11 of the penal law, and thereby causes serious physical injury or death to another person
2013-A10170 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10170 I N A S S E M B L Y August 20, 2014 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Mosley) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of strangulation in the first degree; disregard of banned employment procedures THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 121.11 of the penal law, as added by chapter 405 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: S 121.11 Criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. A person is guilty of criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation when, with intent to impede the normal breathing or circu- lation of the blood of another person, he or she: a. applies pressure on the throat or neck of such person; or b. blocks the nose or mouth of such person; OR C. USES ANY PROCEDURE KNOWN AS A CHOKEHOLD. Criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation is a class A misdemeanor. S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 121.13-a to read as follows: S 121.13-A STRANGULATION IN THE FIRST DEGREE; DISREGARD OF BANNED EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURES. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF STRANGULATION IN THE FIRST DEGREE; DISREGARD OF BANNED EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURES WHEN HE OR SHE DISREGARDS ANY PROCEDURES BANNED BY HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT AND COMMITS THE CRIME OF CRIMINAL OBSTRUCTION OF BREATHING OR BLOOD CIRCULATION, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 121.11 OF THIS ARTICLE, AND THEREBY CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY OR DEATH TO ANOTHER PERSON. STRANGULATION IN THE FIRST DEGREE; DISREGARD OF BANNED EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURES IS A CLASS B FELONY. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15667-03-4
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