assembly Bill A2485

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalty for robbery of property from a bank; makes the crime a class C felony

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to banks
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A2485 - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3559
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Banking Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§592 & 592-a, Bank L; amd §160.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6872, S4194

A2485 - Bill Texts

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Increases the penalty for robbery of property from a bank; makes the crime a class C felony.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  2485

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LAVINE, RUSSELL, WEPRIN, ZEBROWSKI, ROBERTS,
  SIMANOWITZ, PERRY, BRINDISI, KEARNS,  TENNEY,  CERETTO,  MONTESANO  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A.  CORWIN, HAWLEY, LUPARDO, McLAUGHLIN,
  PALMESANO, RA, RAIA, SCHIMEL -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Banks

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  banking  law  and the penal law, in relation to
  increasing the penalty for robbery of property from a bank

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 592 of the banking law, as amended
by chapter 472 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  The  superintendent may refuse to issue a license pursuant to this
article if he or she shall find that the applicant, or any person who is
a director, officer, partner, agent, employee,  substantial  stockholder
of  the  applicant,  consultant or person having a relationship with the
applicant similar to a consultant, (a) has been  convicted  of  a  crime
involving  an  activity  which  is  a felony under this chapter or under
article one hundred fifty-five, one hundred seventy, one hundred  seven-
ty-five, one hundred seventy-six, one hundred eighty, one hundred eight-
y-five,  one  hundred eighty-seven, one hundred ninety, two hundred, two
hundred ten or four hundred seventy,  OR  SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF  SECTION
160.10  of  the penal law or any comparable felony under the laws of any
other state or the United States, provided that such crime  would  be  a
felony  if  committed and prosecuted under the laws of this state or (b)
has had a license or registration revoked by the superintendent  or  (c)
has  been  a  director, partner, or substantial stockholder of an entity
which has had a license or registration revoked by the superintendent or
(d) has been an agent, employee or officer of an entity, or a consultant
to, or person having had a similar relationship with, any  entity  which
has  had  a  license or registration revoked by the superintendent where
such person shall have been found by the superintendent to bear  respon-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06295-01-3

A. 2485                             2

sibility in connection with the revocation. The term "substantial stock-
holder",  as  used  in  this  subdivision, shall be deemed to refer to a
person owning or controlling directly or indirectly ten  per  centum  or
more of the total outstanding stock of a corporation.
  S  2. Subdivision 2 of section 592-a of the banking law, as amended by
chapter 472 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  2. The superintendent may refuse to issue a  certificate  pursuant  to
this  article  if he or she shall find that the applicant, or any person
who is a director, officer, partner, agent, employee, substantial stock-
holder of the applicant, consultant or person having a relationship with
the applicant similar to a consultant, (a) has been convicted of a crime
involving an activity which is a felony  under  this  chapter  or  under
article  one hundred fifty-five, one hundred seventy, one hundred seven-
ty-five, one hundred seventy-six, one hundred eighty, one hundred eight-
y-five, one hundred eighty-seven, one hundred ninety, two  hundred,  two
hundred  ten  or  four  hundred  seventy, OR SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION
160.10 of the penal law or any comparable felony under the laws  of  any
other  state  or  the United States, provided that such crime would be a
felony if committed and prosecuted under the laws of this state  or  (b)
has  had  a license or registration revoked by the superintendent or (c)
has been a director, partner, or substantial stockholder  of  an  entity
which has had a license or registration revoked by the superintendent or
(d) has been an agent, employee or officer of an entity, or a consultant
to,  or  person having had a similar relationship with, any entity which
has had a license or registration revoked by  the  superintendent  where
such  person shall have been found by the superintendent to bear respon-
sibility in connection with the revocation. The term "substantial stock-
holder", as used in this subdivision, shall be  deemed  to  refer  to  a
person  owning  or  controlling directly or indirectly ten per centum or
more of the total outstanding stock of a corporation.
  S 3. Subdivision 3 of section 160.10 of the penal  law,  as  added  by
chapter  308  of the laws of 1995, is amended and a new subdivision 4 is
added to read as follows:
  3. The property consists of a motor vehicle, as defined in section one
hundred twenty-five of the vehicle and traffic law[.]; OR
  4. THE PROPERTY IS STOLEN FROM A BANK, TRUST  COMPANY,  SAVINGS  BANK,
SAFE  DEPOSIT  COMPANY, SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION OR CREDIT UNION, AS
SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE  BANKING  LAW,  OR  FROM  A
FOREIGN  BANKING  CORPORATION  LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO ARTICLE TWO OF THE
BANKING LAW, OR FROM A BANK, TRUST COMPANY, SAVINGS  BANK,  SAVINGS  AND
LOAN  ASSOCIATION,  CREDIT UNION OR FOREIGN BANKING CORPORATION WHICH IS
INCORPORATED, CHARTERED, ORGANIZED OR LICENSED UNDER  THE  LAWS  OF  ANY
OTHER  STATE  OR THE UNITED STATES AND WHICH MAINTAINS BRANCH OFFICES IN
THIS STATE.
  S 4. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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