|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 03, 2014||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 11, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 10, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 04, 2014||1st report cal.129|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Mar 12, 2013||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 05, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 28, 2013||1st report cal.132|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S283
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S283 - Details
S283 - Summary
Creates crimes of cemetery desecration of a veteran as a class E felony; makes corresponding changes in cemetery desecration crimes in the first and second degrees and aggravated cemetery desecration in the first degree; makes additional penal provisions.
S283 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S283 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to cemetery desecration and cemetery desecration of a veteran PURPOSE: This bill creates a new crime for cemetery desecration of a veteran cemetery plot, grave or burial place. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Sections 1 & 2: Makes technical changes to penal law sections 145.22 and 145.23 due to the creation of a new crime of desecration of a veteran cemetery plot, grave or burial place. Section 3: Amends penal law section 145.27 to include cemetery desecration of a veteran as a predicate offense for Aggravated Cemetery Desecration in the first degree. Section 4: Adds two penal law sections, 145.28 and 145.29. Section 145.28 is added to define the term "veteran" for the purposes of section 145.29. Section 145.29 establishes the crime of cemetery desecration of a veteran. Cemetery desecration of a veteran is a class E felony.
S283 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 283 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LARKIN, AVELLA, BALL, BONACIC, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, MAZIARZ, RITCHIE, 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 cemetery desecration and cemetery desecration of a veteran THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 145.22 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 353 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: S 145.22 Cemetery desecration in the second degree. A person is guilty of cemetery desecration in the second degree when: (a) 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 damages any real or personal property USED OR maintained as a cemetery, MAUSOLEUM, COLUMBARIUM, LOT, plot, grave, burial place, NICHE, CRYPT, VAULT or other place of interment OR TEMPO- RARY STORAGE of human remains OR CREMATED HUMAN REMAINS, OR ANY MONU- MENT, HEADSTONE, MARKER, MEMORIAL, PLAQUE, STATUE, VASE, URN, DECO- RATION, FLAG HOLDER, BADGE, SHIELD, ITEM OF MEMORABILIA, OR OTHER EMBELLISHMENT THAT IS LOCATED ON OR ADJACENT TO, OR IS OTHERWISE ASSOCI- ATED WITH, ANY SUCH CEMETERY, MAUSOLEUM, COLUMBARIUM, LOT, PLOT, GRAVE, BURIAL PLACE, NICHE, CRYPT, VAULT, OR OTHER PLACE OF INTERMENT OR TEMPO- RARY STORAGE; or (b) with intent to steal personal property, he OR SHE steals personal property which is located at a cemetery, MAUSOLEUM, COLUMBARIUM, LOT, plot, grave, burial place, NICHE, CRYPT, VAULT or other place of inter- ment OR TEMPORARY STORAGE of human remains OR CREMATED HUMAN REMAINS, OR ANY MONUMENT, HEADSTONE, MARKER, MEMORIAL, PLAQUE, STATUE, VASE, URN, DECORATION, FLAG HOLDER, BADGE, SHIELD, ITEM OF MEMORABILIA, OR OTHER EMBELLISHMENT THAT IS LOCATED ON OR ADJACENT TO, OR IS OTHERWISE ASSOCI- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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