senate Bill S2724

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to aggravated harassment of teachers and school personnel

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Jan 23, 2013 referred to codes

S2724 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง240.33, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3682
2009-2010: S7413

S2724 - Summary

Creates the class B misdemeanor offense of aggravated harassment of teachers and school personnel.

S2724 - Sponsor Memo

S2724 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2724

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 harassment of teachers and
  school personnel

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

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 240.33 to
read as follows:
S 240.33 AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT OF TEACHERS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT  OF  TEACHERS  AND  SCHOOL
PERSONNEL  WHEN,  WITH INTENT TO HARASS, ANNOY OR ALARM A PERSON WHOM HE
OR SHE KNOWS OR REASONABLY SHOULD KNOW TO BE A TEACHER, ADMINISTRATOR OR
OTHER STAFF MEMBER OF A  PUBLIC  OR  PRIVATE  ELEMENTARY,  INTERMEDIATE,
JUNIOR  HIGH, VOCATIONAL OR HIGH SCHOOL, ENGAGED IN THE COURSE OF HIS OR
HER EMPLOYMENT, HE OR SHE STRIKES, SHOVES OR KICKS SUCH TEACHER,  ADMIN-
ISTRATOR  OR  OTHER  STAFF  MEMBER, AND WHEN SUCH CONDUCT TAKES PLACE ON
SCHOOL PROPERTY AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED  ONE  OF  THE
EDUCATION LAW WHERE SUCH TEACHER, ADMINISTRATOR OR OTHER STAFF MEMBER IS
EMPLOYED OR ASSIGNED ON THE DATE OF SUCH CONDUCT.
  AGGRAVATED  HARASSMENT  OF  TEACHERS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL IS A CLASS B
MISDEMEANOR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05588-01-3

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