senate Bill S1459

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that persons convicted of rape in the first degree against different victims or the same victim serve sentence consecutively

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 24, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2014 1st report cal.206
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 20, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 14, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2013 1st report cal.192
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S1459 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3323
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง70.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1826, A2649
2009-2010: S1487, A449

S1459 - Summary

Requires that persons convicted of multiple counts of rape in the first degree against different victims or the same victim, must serve the sentence for such convictions consecutively as well as consecutive to any other undischarged term of imprisonment to which the defendant was subject and for which he may be confined at the time of sentencing.

S1459 - Sponsor Memo

S1459 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1459

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SKELOS -- 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 concurrent and consecutive
  terms of imprisonment

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section 70.25 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 2-h to read as follows:
  2-H. WHENEVER A PERSON IS CONVICTED OF TWO OR MORE COUNTS OF  RAPE  IN
THE FIRST DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 130.35 OF THIS CHAPTER, COMMITTED
AGAINST  DIFFERENT  VICTIMS OR THE SAME VICTIM, IN SEPARATE AND DISTINCT
SEXUAL ACTS, THEN ANY TERMS OF IMPRISONMENT WHICH MAY BE  IMPOSED  AS  A
SENTENCE UPON SUCH CONVICTIONS SHALL RUN CONSECUTIVELY TO EACH OTHER AND
TO  ANY  OTHER  UNDISCHARGED TERM OF IMPRISONMENT TO WHICH THE DEFENDANT
WAS SUBJECT AND FOR WHICH HE OR SHE MAY  BE  CONFINED  AT  THE  TIME  OF
SENTENCING.
  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.
                                                           LBD03144-01-3

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