|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1807
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1807 - Details
S1807 - Summary
Prohibits the use of coercion for the purpose of exposing a person's immigration status.
S1807 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1807 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the use of coercion for the purpose of exposing a person's immigration status PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To provide for the effective prosecution of criminal actions by actors whose intended purpose is to coerce an individual by threatening to expose immigration status. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 135.60 of the penal law, is amended by adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows: 10. Expose immigration status, regardless of the actor's knowledge of such status. Section 2. Paragraph (c) of subsection 2 of section 135.65 of the Penal law is amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows: (d) Expose his or her immigration status.
S1807 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1807 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the use of coercion for the purpose of exposing a person's immigration status THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 135.60 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 426 of the laws of 2008, is amended and a new subdi- vision 10 is added to read as follows: 9. Perform any other act which would not in itself materially benefit the actor but which is calculated to harm another person materially with respect to his or her health, safety, business, calling, career, finan- cial condition, reputation or personal relationships[.]; OR 10. EXPOSE IMMIGRATION STATUS, REGARDLESS OF THE ACTOR'S KNOWLEDGE OF SUCH STATUS. S 2. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 of section 135.65 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 426 of the laws of 2008, is amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows: (c) Violate his or her duty as a public servant[.]; OR (D) EXPOSE HIS OR HER OWN IMMIGRATION STATUS. S 3. 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. LBD05009-01-3
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