Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 29, 2014||
defeated in codes
|Mar 06, 2014||
notice of committee consideration - requested
|Jan 21, 2014||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S6386
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S6386 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S6386 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6386 REVISED 1/23/14 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to including within the offense of vehicular assault in the second degree, the causing of serious injury or death while knowingly operating a motor vehicle with a revoked or suspended license or while not holding a license PURPOSE: Includes in a class E felony of vehicular assault in the second degree, the causing of serious physical injury or death while operating a vehicle with suspended, revoked or no license. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends Section 120.03 of the penal law to provide a person is guilty of vehicular assault in the second degree when he or she causes serious physical injury or death to another person by operation of a motor vehicle while knowing or having reason to know that his or her license or privilege of operating a motor vehicle is suspended or revoked pursuant to subdivision two or three of section five hundred ten or five hundred ten-a of the vehicle and traffic law; or he or she is not duly licensed. Section two of the bill is the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: In recent months, more attention has been paid to the
2013-S6386 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6386 I N S E N A T E January 21, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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 including within the offense of vehicular assault in the second degree, the causing of serious injury or death while knowingly operating a motor vehicle with a revoked or suspended license or while not holding a license THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 120.03 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 732 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows: S 120.03 Vehicular assault in the second degree. A person is guilty of vehicular assault in the second degree when he or she causes: 1. serious physical injury to another person, and either: [(1)] (A) operates a motor vehicle in violation of subdivision two, three, four or four-a of section eleven hundred ninety-two of the vehi- cle and traffic law or operates a vessel or public vessel in violation of paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e) of subdivision two of section forty- nine-a of the navigation law, and as a result of such intoxication or impairment by the use of a drug, or by the combined influence of drugs or of alcohol and any drug or drugs, operates such motor vehicle, vessel or public vessel in a manner that causes such serious physical injury to such other person, or [(2)](B) operates a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than eighteen thousand pounds which contains flammable gas, radioactive materials or explosives in violation of subdivision one of section eleven hundred ninety-two of the vehicle and traffic law, and such flammable gas, radioactive materials or explosives is the cause of such serious physical injury, and as a result of such impairment by the use of alcohol, operates such motor vehicle in a manner that causes such serious physical injury to such other person, or [(3)] (C) operates a snowmobile in violation of paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of subdivision one of section 25.24 of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law or operates an all terrain vehicle as defined EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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