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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1206
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S1206 - Details
S1206 - Summary
Elevates the offense of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person from a class A misdemeanor to a class E felony.
S1206 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1206 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to designating as a class E felony, the offense of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person PURPOSE: To increase the penalty for Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent of Physically Disabled Person to a class E felony. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 260.25 of the Penal Law to increase the penalty for Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent or Physically Disabled Person. Section 2 provides an effective date of November 1. EXISTING LAW: Currently Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent or Physically Disabled Person is a class A misdemeanor. This bill increases the severity of the crime to a class E felony. JUSTIFICATION: Society recognizes that certain vulnerable segments of the population deserve special protection. For that reason, the Legislature has
S1206 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1206 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 designating as a class E felony, the offense of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 260.25 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 381 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows: S 260.25 Endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disa- bled person. A person is guilty of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person when he OR SHE knowingly acts in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental or moral welfare of a person who is unable to care for himself or herself because of physical disability, mental disease or defect. Endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person is a class [A misdemeanor] 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. LBD05304-01-3
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