senate Bill S129

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the criminal sale of forged instruments

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1474
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S129
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S129
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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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:
S6292

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

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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