senate Bill S1052

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the crimes of vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter in an active work zone and intrusion into an active work zone

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1419
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S1052 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4560
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§120.65, 120.66, 125.65 & 125.70, Pen L; add §1221-a, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S156
2009-2010: S6098, S6098A

S1052 - Summary

Establishes the crimes of vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter in an active work zone and intrusion into an active work zone.

S1052 - Sponsor Memo

S1052 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1052

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, KENNEDY, LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law  and  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in
  relation to safety in active work zones

  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  four  new  sections
120.65, 120.66, 125.65 and 125.70 to read as follows:
S 120.65 VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  1.  A  PERSON IS GUILTY OF VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN
THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN, WITH CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE, HE OR SHE:
  A. ENTERS OR INTRUDES INTO AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR
VEHICLE; AND
  B. SUCH ENTRY OR INTRUSION CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY  TO  ANOTHER
PERSON.
  2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "ACTIVE WORK ZONE" SHALL MEAN
THE  PHYSICAL  AREA  ON  A  PUBLIC HIGHWAY, STREET OR PRIVATE ROAD WHERE
CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE OR UTILITY WORK IS BEING CONDUCTED, WHICH AREA
IS PROPERLY DESIGNATED TO BE AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE BY SIGNS, CONES  AND/OR
OTHER TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES AND WHERE WORKERS ARE PHYSICALLY PRESENT.
  VEHICULAR  ASSAULT  IN  AN  ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A
CLASS E FELONY.
S 120.66 VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN AN ACTIVE WORK  ZONE  IN
THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE RECKLESSLY:
  A. ENTERS OR INTRUDES INTO AN ACTIVE WORK ZONE WHILE OPERATING A MOTOR
VEHICLE; AND
  B.  SUCH  ENTRY OR INTRUSION CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO ANOTHER
PERSON.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02069-01-3

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