|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 02, 2014||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|May 28, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 21, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|May 20, 2014||1st report cal.893|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 21, 2013||referred to codes|
|Jun 20, 2013||delivered to assembly|
ordered to third reading cal.1474
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S129
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S129 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§170.00 - 170.15, 170.25 & 170.30, add §170.26, Pen L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S129 - Summary
Prohibits the sale of forged instruments; includes the sale and manufacture of government issued documents in the class C felony of forgery in the first degree.
S129 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S129 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to forged instruments and the sale thereof PURPOSE OF THE BILL: Prohibits the sale of forged instruments and includes the sale and manufacture of government issued documents in class C felony of forgery in the first degree. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF BILL: Section 1 amends penal law § 170.00 by adding new subdivision 9 defining the term sell. Section 2 amends penal law § 170.05, forgery in the third degree, an A misdemeanor, to include the sale of a forged instrument. Section 3 amends penal law § 170.10, forgery in the second degree, a D Felony, to include the sale of a forged instrument and removes government documents from the list of second degree forgeries. Section 4 amends penal law § 170.15, forgery in the first degree, a C felony, to include the sale of a forged instrument and includes government documents within the list of first degree forgeries.
S129 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 129 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- 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 forged instruments and the sale thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 170.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows: 9. "SELL" MEANS TO SELL, EXCHANGE, GIVE OR DISPOSE OF TO ANOTHER, OR OFFER OR AGREE TO DO THE SAME. S 2. Section 170.05 of the penal law is amended to read as follows: S 170.05 Forgery in the third degree. A person is guilty of forgery in the third degree when[, with]: 1. WITH intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, he OR SHE false- ly makes, completes or alters a written instrument[.]; OR 2. WITH KNOWLEDGE THAT IT IS FORGED AND WITH INTENT TO DEFRAUD, DECEIVE OR INJURE ANOTHER, HE OR SHE SELLS A FORGED INSTRUMENT. Forgery in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor. S 3. Section 170.10 of the penal law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 949 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: S 170.10 Forgery in the second degree. A person is guilty of forgery in the second degree when[, with]: 1. WITH intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, he OR SHE false- ly makes, completes or alters a written instrument which is or purports to be, or which is calculated to become or to represent if completed: [1.] (A) A deed, will, codicil, contract, assignment, commercial instrument, credit card, as that term is defined in subdivision seven of section 155.00, or other instrument which does or may evidence, create, transfer, terminate or otherwise affect a legal right, interest, obli- gation or status; or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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