senate Bill S2725

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for etching, painting, drawing or otherwise making a hangman's noose on property without permission of the owner a class E felony

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Jan 23, 2013 referred to codes

S2725 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง240.31, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3621
2009-2010: S710

S2725 - Summary

Makes etching, painting, drawing or otherwise making a hangman's noose on property without permission of the owner a class E felony.

S2725 - Sponsor Memo

S2725 - 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 23, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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 aggravated  harassment  in
  the first degree


  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of  section  240.31  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  74  of  the  laws  of  2008, is amended to read as
  3. Etches, paints, draws upon, DISPLAYS or otherwise places a  swasti-
ka,  commonly  exhibited  as  the emblem of Nazi Germany, OR A HANGMAN'S
NOOSE, on any building or other real property, public or private,  owned
by any person, firm or corporation or any public agency or instrumental-
ity,  without express permission of the owner or operator of such build-
ing or real property;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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