senate Bill S2368A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enhances criminal penalties for criminal mischief and larceny offenses committed at a place of religious worship

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 28, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 27, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 26, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 25, 2014 1st report cal.357
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2013 1st report cal.604
Apr 05, 2013 print number 2368b
amend and recommit to codes
Feb 25, 2013 print number 2368a
amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jan 16, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 25, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S2368B
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 8, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

S2368B
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S2368 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6338

S2368 - Summary

Enhances criminal penalties for criminal mischief and larceny offenses committed at a place of religious worship and for cemetery desecration.

S2368 - Sponsor Memo

S2368 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2368

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, ADDABBO, DIAZ, GOLDEN, MARCELLINO, MAZIARZ,
  RANZENHOFER, STAVISKY -- 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 criminal mischief and
  larceny offenses committed at a place of religious worship

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  145.05  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 276 of the laws of 2003, is amended and a new  subdi-
vision 3 is added to read as follows:
  2.  damages  property  of  another  person  in an amount exceeding two
hundred fifty dollars[.]; OR
  3. DAMAGES PROPERTY WHICH, REGARDLESS OF ITS NATURE OR  VALUE,  IS  IN
ANY BUILDING, STRUCTURE OR UPON THE CURTILAGE OF SUCH BUILDING OR STRUC-
TURE USED AS A PLACE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP BY A RELIGIOUS CORPORATION, AS
INCORPORATED UNDER THE RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS LAW OR THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. Section 145.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 961 of the
laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
S 145.10 Criminal mischief in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the second degree when with
intent  to  damage property of another person, and having no right to do
so nor any reasonable ground to believe that he OR SHE has  such  right,
he OR SHE:
  1. damages property of another person in an amount exceeding one thou-
sand five hundred dollars[.]; OR
  2.  DAMAGES PROPERTY WHICH CONSISTS OF A SCROLL, A RELIGIOUS VESTMENT,
A VESSEL, AN ITEM COMPRISING A DISPLAY OF RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS WHICH  FORMS
A  REPRESENTATIVE  EXPRESSION OF FAITH OR ANY OTHER ITEM KEPT OR USED IN
CONNECTION WITH RELIGIOUS WORSHIP IN ANY BUILDING, STRUCTURE OR UPON THE
CURTILAGE OF SUCH BUILDING OR STRUCTURE USED AS  A  PLACE  OF  RELIGIOUS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05108-01-3

Co-Sponsors

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S2368A - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6338

S2368A - Summary

Enhances criminal penalties for criminal mischief and larceny offenses committed at a place of religious worship and for cemetery desecration.

S2368A - Sponsor Memo

S2368A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2368--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, ADDABBO, DIAZ, GOLDEN, MARCELLINO, MAZIARZ,
  RANZENHOFER, STAVISKY -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in  relation  to  criminal  mischief  and
  larceny  offenses  committed  at  a  place of religious worship and to
  cemetery desecration

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  145.05  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 276 of the laws of 2003, is amended and a new  subdi-
vision 3 is added to read as follows:
  2.  damages  property  of  another  person  in an amount exceeding two
hundred fifty dollars[.]; OR
  3. DAMAGES PROPERTY WHICH, REGARDLESS OF ITS NATURE OR  VALUE,  IS  IN
ANY BUILDING, STRUCTURE OR UPON THE CURTILAGE OF SUCH BUILDING OR STRUC-
TURE USED AS A PLACE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP BY A RELIGIOUS CORPORATION, AS
INCORPORATED UNDER THE RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS LAW OR THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. Section 145.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 961 of the
laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
S 145.10 Criminal mischief in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the second degree when with
intent  to  damage property of another person, and having no right to do
so nor any reasonable ground to believe that he OR SHE has  such  right,
he OR SHE:
  1. damages property of another person in an amount exceeding one thou-
sand five hundred dollars[.]; OR
  2.  DAMAGES PROPERTY WHICH CONSISTS OF A SCROLL, A RELIGIOUS VESTMENT,
A VESSEL, AN ITEM COMPRISING A DISPLAY OF RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS WHICH  FORMS
A  REPRESENTATIVE  EXPRESSION OF FAITH OR ANY OTHER ITEM KEPT OR USED IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05108-03-3

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S2368B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6338

S2368B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enhances criminal penalties for criminal mischief and larceny offenses committed at a place of religious worship and for cemetery desecration.

S2368B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2368B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2368--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN, ADDABBO, DIAZ, FELDER, GOLDEN, MARCELLINO,
  MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed,  and
  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Codes -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal law, in relation to criminal mischief and
  larceny offenses committed at a place  of  religious  worship  and  to
  cemetery desecration

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  145.05  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by chapter 276 of the laws of 2003, is amended and a new subdi-
vision 3 is added to read as follows:
  2. damages property of another  person  in  an  amount  exceeding  two
hundred fifty dollars[.]; OR
  3.  DAMAGES  PROPERTY  WHICH, REGARDLESS OF ITS NATURE OR VALUE, IS IN
ANY BUILDING, STRUCTURE OR UPON THE CURTILAGE OF SUCH BUILDING OR STRUC-
TURE USED AS A PLACE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP BY A RELIGIOUS CORPORATION, AS
INCORPORATED UNDER THE RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS LAW OR THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. Section 145.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 961 of the
laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
S 145.10 Criminal mischief in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the second degree when with
intent to damage property of another person, and having no right  to  do
so  nor  any reasonable ground to believe that he OR SHE has such right,
he OR SHE:
  1. damages property of another person in an amount exceeding one thou-
sand five hundred dollars[.]; OR
  2. DAMAGES PROPERTY WHICH CONSISTS OF A SCROLL, A RELIGIOUS  VESTMENT,
A  VESSEL, AN ITEM COMPRISING A DISPLAY OF RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS WHICH FORMS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05108-06-3

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