senate Bill S2253

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes within the class D felony of forgery in the second degree, the forgery of a certificate of insurance or insurance identification card

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 20, 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.211
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 25, 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.195
Jan 15, 2013 referred to codes

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S2253 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1200
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง170.10 & 170.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S578, A5006
2009-2010: S1897A, A9996

S2253 - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of forgery in the second degree, the forgery of a certificate of insurance or an insurance identification card; includes within the class C felony of forgery in the first degree, the forgery of 10 or more written instruments.

S2253 - Sponsor Memo

S2253 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2253

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, GOLDEN, RANZENHOFER, SAMP-
  SON,  SAVINO,  SMITH,  VALESKY  -- 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 including the forgery of a
  certificate of insurance or an insurance  identification  card  within
  the  offense  of forgery in the second degree and the forgery of 10 or
  more instruments with the offense of forgery in the first degree

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 170.10 of the penal law is amended
and a new subdivision 6 is added to read as follows:
  5. A prescription of a duly licensed physician or other person author-
ized  to issue the same for any drug or any instrument or device used in
the taking or  administering  of  drugs  for  which  a  prescription  is
required by law[.]; OR
  6.  A CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE OR AN INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARD, AS
DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
  S 2. Section 170.15 of the penal law is amended to read as follows:
S 170.15 Forgery in the first degree.
  A person is guilty of forgery in the first degree when, with intent to
defraud, deceive or injure another, he OR SHE falsely  makes,  completes
or alters [a]:
  1. TEN OR MORE WRITTEN INSTRUMENTS; OR
  2. A written instrument which is or purports to be, or which is calcu-
lated to become or to represent if completed:
  [1.]  (A) Part of an issue of money, stamps, securities or other valu-
able instruments issued by a government or governmental instrumentality;
or
  [2.] (B) Part of an issue of stock, bonds or other instruments repres-
enting interests in or claims against a corporate or other  organization
or its property.
  Forgery in the first degree is a class C felony.
  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.

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