senate Bill S2130

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to including emergency responders as intended victims thereby triggering aggravated or first degree murder charges

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 11, 2013 referred to codes

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S2130 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง125.26 & 125.27, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4717B

S2130 - Summary

Relates to including emergency responders as intended victims thereby triggering aggravated or first degree murder charges.

S2130 - Sponsor Memo

S2130 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2130

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced   by   Sens.  RITCHIE,  BONACIC,  GALLIVAN,  GRIFFO,  LIBOUS,
  MARCHIONE, MAZIARZ, NOZZOLIO, RANZENHOFER -- 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 definitions of aggra-
  vated and first degree murder

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Mark's Law".
  S  2.  Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 125.26 of the penal law
is amended by adding a new subparagraph (ii-a) to read as follows:
   (II-A) THE INTENDED VICTIM WAS A FIREFIGHTER, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECH-
NICIAN, AMBULANCE  DRIVER,  PARAMEDIC,  PHYSICIAN  OR  REGISTERED  NURSE
INVOLVED  IN  A FIRST RESPONSE TEAM, OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL WHO, IN THE
COURSE OF OFFICIAL DUTIES, PERFORMS EMERGENCY  RESPONSE  ACTIVITIES  AND
WAS  ENGAGED IN SUCH ACTIVITIES AT THE TIME OF KILLING AND THE DEFENDANT
KNEW OR REASONABLY SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT THE INTENDED VICTIM  WAS  SUCH
FIREFIGHTER,  EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, AMBULANCE DRIVER, PARAMEDIC,
PHYSICIAN OR REGISTERED NURSE; OR
  S 3. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 125.27 of the  penal  law
is amended by adding a new subparagraph (ii-a) to read as follows:
   (II-A) THE INTENDED VICTIM WAS A FIREFIGHTER, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECH-
NICIAN,  AMBULANCE  DRIVER,  PARAMEDIC,  PHYSICIAN  OR  REGISTERED NURSE
INVOLVED IN A FIRST RESPONSE TEAM, OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL WHO,  IN  THE
COURSE  OF  OFFICIAL  DUTIES, PERFORMS EMERGENCY RESPONSE ACTIVITIES AND
WAS ENGAGED IN SUCH ACTIVITIES AT THE TIME OF KILLING AND THE  DEFENDANT
KNEW  OR  REASONABLY SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT THE INTENDED VICTIM WAS SUCH
FIREFIGHTER, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN, AMBULANCE DRIVER,  PARAMEDIC,
PHYSICIAN OR REGISTERED NURSE; OR
  S  4.  The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 125.26 of the
penal law, as added by chapter 765 of the laws of 2005,  is  amended  to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07408-01-3

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