assembly Bill A2596A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to killing or injuring a police animal

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 24, 2013 signed chap.162
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
May 20, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.305
substituted for a2596a
May 20, 2013 substituted by s1079a
May 09, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.305
May 07, 2013 reported
May 03, 2013 print number 2596a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 16, 2013 referred to codes

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Mar 12, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

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A2596 - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1079A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §195.06-A, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S518
2009-2010: S1403

A2596 - Bill Texts

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Provides that when a person intentionally kills a police work horse or police work dog in the performance of its duties under the supervision of a police officer it shall constitute a class E felony.

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

                                  2596

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  killing  or  injuring  a
  police animal

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

  Section 1. Section 195.06 of the penal law, as added by chapter 42  of
the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
S 195.06 Killing or injuring a police animal.
  A  person  is  guilty of killing or injuring a police animal when such
person intentionally kills or injures [any] AN animal:
  1. while such animal is in the performance of its duties and under the
supervision of a police or peace officer[.]; OR
  2. WHEN SUCH ANIMAL CAN BE REASONABLY IDENTIFIED AS A POLICE ANIMAL BY
MEANS OF ITS PRESENCE IN A MARKED POLICE OR EMERGENCY VEHICLE OR  ENCLO-
SURE IN A MARKED AND FENCED OR OTHER ENCLOSED AREA.
  Killing or injuring a police animal is a class [A misdemeanor] D FELO-
NY.
  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.
                                                           LBD02095-01-3

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A2596A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1079A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §195.06-A, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S518
2009-2010: S1403

A2596A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Provides that when a person intentionally kills a police work horse or police work dog in the performance of its duties under the supervision of a police officer it shall constitute a class E felony.

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

                                 2596--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, GUNTHER, MILLMAN, TITONE, RAIA, TEDIS-
  CO,  GIGLIO, MONTESANO, CORWIN, McDONOUGH, LENTOL, GABRYSZAK -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. BROOK-KRASNY,  COLTON,  DINOWITZ,  GOTTFRIED,
  LALOR,  McDONALD,  SIMANOWITZ,  SWEENEY,  WEISENBERG  -- read once and
  referred to the Committee  on  Codes  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  killing  or  injuring  a
  police animal

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new  section  195.06-a
to read as follows:
S 195.06-A KILLING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF KILLING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE
WHEN SUCH PERSON INTENTIONALLY KILLS A POLICE WORK DOG  OR  POLICE  WORK
HORSE  WHILE  SUCH  DOG OR HORSE IS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ITS DUTIES AND
UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A POLICE OFFICER. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
"POLICE WORK DOG" OR "POLICE WORK HORSE," AS THE CASE MAY BE, SHALL MEAN
ANY DOG OR HORSE OWNED OR HARBORED BY  ANY  STATE  OR  MUNICIPAL  POLICE
DEPARTMENT  OR  ANY  STATE  OR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, WHICH HAS
BEEN TRAINED TO AID LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND IS ACTUALLY BEING  USED
FOR POLICE WORK PURPOSES.
  KILLING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  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.
                                                           LBD02095-04-3

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