|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 13, 2014||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 04, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 03, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 27, 2014||1st report cal.208|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Mar 27, 2013||referred to codes|
|Mar 26, 2013||delivered to assembly|
|Mar 14, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 13, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 12, 2013||1st report cal.193|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1905
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1905 - Details
S1905 - Summary
Increases penalties for theft of a motor vehicle when a child under 16 is in or on such vehicle.
S1905 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1905 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the theft of a motor vehicle while a child is present therein PURPOSE: Increases the penalties for the theft of a motor vehicle when a child is present in the vehicle. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends sections 155.35, 155.42, and 160.15 of the Penal Law to increase the penalties for theft of a motor vehicle when a child is present in the vehicle. JUSTIFICATION: Recent cases of carjacking, including one on this New Year's Day in Troy, New York, have occurred when young children were present in the stolen vehicles. Thefts of this nature not only trauma- tize children but place them at great risk of being physically harmed either at the hands of the carjacker, by a stranger if the car is aban- doned, or during a police chase. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-12: S.1543 Passed Senate 2010: S.6655 Referred to Codes FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeeding the date on which it shall have become law.
S1905 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1905 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 the theft of a motor vehi- cle while a child is present therein THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 155.35 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 464 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: S 155.35 Grand larceny in the third degree. A person is guilty of grand larceny in the third degree when he or she steals property and WHEN: 1. [when] the value of the property exceeds three thousand dollars[,]; or 2. the property is an automated teller machine or the contents of an automated teller machine[.]; OR 3. THE PROPERTY CONSISTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, AND, DURING THE COMMISSION OF SUCH OFFENSE, A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS IS PRESENT IN OR ON SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE. Grand larceny in the third degree is a class D felony. S 2. Section 155.42 of the penal law, as added by chapter 515 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows: S 155.42 Grand larceny in the first degree. A person is guilty of grand larceny in the first degree when he OR SHE steals property and when [the]: 1. THE value of the property exceeds one million dollars[.]; OR 2. THE PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF ITS VALUE, CONSISTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, IS OBTAINED BY EXTORTION COMMITTED BY INSTILLING IN THE VICTIM A FEAR THAT THE ACTOR OR ANOTHER PERSON WILL CAUSE PHYSICAL INJURY TO SOME EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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