Senate Bill S1058

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to when a person is guilty of obstructing firefighting operations

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  • Introduced
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    • 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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2013-S1058 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6874
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §195.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1450, A4610
2011-2012: S241, A2821
2015-2016: S2977, A3643
2017-2018: S1022, A6756

2013-S1058 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a person who intentionally obstructs the efforts of any firefighter performing emergency medical care on a sick or injured person is guilty of the crime of obstructing firefighting operations.

2013-S1058 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S1058 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1058

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAZIARZ, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, LITTLE -- 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 crime of obstructing
  firefighting operations

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

  Section  1. Section 195.15 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 731
of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
S 195.15 Obstructing firefighting operations.
  A person is guilty of obstructing firefighting operations when  he  OR
SHE intentionally and unreasonably obstructs the efforts of any:
  1.  [fireman]  FIREFIGHTER  in  extinguishing  a  fire, or prevents or
dissuades another from extinguishing or helping to  extinguish  a  fire;
[or]
  2.  [fireman] FIREFIGHTER, police officer or peace officer in perform-
ing his OR HER duties in  circumstances  involving  an  imminent  danger
created  by  an  explosion, threat of explosion or the presence of toxic
fumes or gases; OR
  3. FIREFIGHTER PERFORMING EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE ON A SICK OR  INJURED
PERSON.
  Obstructing firefighting operations is a class A misdemeanor.
  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.
                                                           LBD02089-01-3


              

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