senate Bill S2599

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the intentional causing of physical injury to a process server to obstruct the server's duty

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.467
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 22, 2013 referred to codes


S2599 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6759
2015-2016: S2991, A1250

S2599 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the intentional causing of physical injury to a process server to obstruct from performing his or her lawful duty, or as retaliation against the process server for performing his or her lawful duty.

S2599 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2599 (ACTIVE) - 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 22, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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  assaults  upon  process


  Section 1. Subdivisions 10, 11 and 12 of section 120.05 of  the  penal
law,  subdivision 10 as added by chapter 181 of the laws of 2000, subdi-
vision 11 as amended by chapter 377 of the laws of 2012 and  subdivision
12  as  added  by  chapter 68 of the laws of 2008, are amended and a new
subdivision 13 is added to read as follows:
  10. Acting at a place the person knows, or reasonably should know,  is
on school grounds and with intent to cause physical injury, he or she:
  (a)  causes  such  injury  to an employee of a school or public school
district; or
  (b) not being a student of such  school  or  public  school  district,
causes physical injury to another, and such other person is a student of
such  school  who  is attending or present for educational purposes. For
purposes of this subdivision the term "school grounds"  shall  have  the
meaning  set  forth  in  subdivision  fourteen of section 220.00 of this
chapter[.]; OR
  11. With intent to cause physical injury to a train  operator,  ticket
inspector,  conductor,  signalperson,  bus  operator  or  station  agent
employed by any transit agency, authority or company, public or private,
whose operation is authorized by New York state or any of its  political
subdivisions,  a  city  marshal,  a traffic enforcement officer, traffic
enforcement agent, sanitation enforcement agent, New York  city  sanita-
tion  worker,  registered  nurse  or  licensed practical nurse he or she
causes physical injury to such train operator, ticket inspector, conduc-
tor, signalperson, bus operator or station agent, city marshal,  traffic
enforcement  officer,  traffic  enforcement  agent,  registered nurse or

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


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