senate Bill S1915

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalty for vehicular manslaughter to a class A-I felony; repealer

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

S1915 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §125.12, rpld §125.13, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1256
2009-2010: S4694A

S1915 - Summary

Increases the penalties of vehicular manslaughter to a class A-I felonies.

S1915 - Sponsor Memo

S1915 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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  crime  of  vehicular
  manslaughter, and to repeal certain provisions of the penal law relat-
  ing thereto


  Section 1. The section heading, opening paragraph  and  closing  para-
graph  of  section 125.12 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 732 of
the laws of 2006, are amended to read as follows:
  Vehicular manslaughter [in the second degree].
  A person is guilty of vehicular manslaughter [in  the  second  degree]
when he or she causes the death of another person, and either:
  Vehicular manslaughter [in the second degree] is a class [D] A-I felo-
  S 2. Section 125.13 of the penal law is REPEALED.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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