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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1060
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
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S1060 - Details
S1060 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1060 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to penalizing an inmate in a correctional facility for harassing certain employees by fraudulently using the name of any such employee PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To penalize an inmate who harasses a correction officer by fraudulently using such officer's name to subscribe to magazines or purchase goods. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Section 240.32 of the Penal Law to provide that an inmate or respondent is guilty of aggravated harassment of an employee by an inmate, a class E felony, when, with intent to harass, annoy, threaten or alarm an employee of a state or local correctional facility, OCFS secure facility, Division of Parole, Office of Mental Health, a probation department or a police officer, such inmate or respondent causes the employee's name to either (a) be published in any writing without such employee's permission; or (b) be used fraudulently to order magazines or any other product in that employee's name.
S1060 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1060 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, BONACIC -- 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 penalizing an inmate in a correctional facility for harassing certain employees by fraudulently using the name of any such employee THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 240.32 of the penal law, as amended by section 127-p of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: S 240.32 Aggravated harassment of an employee by an inmate. An inmate or respondent is guilty of aggravated harassment of an employee by an inmate when, with intent to harass, annoy, threaten or alarm a person in a facility whom he or she knows or reasonably should know to be an employee of such facility or the board of parole or the office of mental health, or a probation department, bureau or unit or a police officer[,]: 1. he or she causes or attempts to cause such employee to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine or feces, by throwing, tossing or expelling such fluid or material[.]; OR 2. HE OR SHE CAUSES SUCH EMPLOYEE'S NAME TO BE PUBLISHED IN ANY WRIT- ING WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF SUCH EMPLOYEE OR FRAUDULENTLY USES SUCH EMPLOYEE'S NAME TO ORDER MAGAZINES OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT IN THE NAME OF SUCH EMPLOYEE. For purposes of this section, "inmate" means an inmate or detainee in a correctional facility, local correctional facility or a hospital, as such term is defined in subdivision two of section four hundred of the correction law. For purposes of this section, "respondent" means a juve- nile in a secure facility operated and maintained by the office of chil- dren and family services who is placed with or committed to the office EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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