|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 24, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S2888
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2888 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §120.05, Pen L
S2888 - Summary
Provides that an assault on certain public agents while in the performance of their duties shall be second degree assault regardless of whether or not the injury was a serious physical injury.
S2888 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2888 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the assault of certain public agents while in the performance of their duties PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to clarify that causing physical injury to a police officer, a registered nurse, or any other member of the other groups listed in Section 120.05, is assault in the second degree regardless of whether the injury caused is a serious physical injury SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Subdivision 3 of Penal Law Section 120.05 to provide that causing physical injury to a police officer, registered nurse, or any of the other groups listed in Section 120.05 is assault in the second degree irrespective of whether the injury caused is a serious physical injury. Section 2 establishes the effective date. EXISTING LAW: Current law does not explicitly require that the injury described in Penal Law Section 120.05(3) amount to serious physical injury, but other subdivisions in this Section do so require.
S2888 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2888 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 24, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- 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 the assault of certain public agents while in the performance of their duties THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 120.05 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 377 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: 3. With intent to prevent a peace officer, a police officer, regis- tered nurse, licensed practical nurse, sanitation enforcement agent, New York city sanitation worker, a firefighter, including a firefighter acting as a paramedic or emergency medical technician administering first aid in the course of performance of duty as such firefighter, an emergency medical service paramedic or emergency medical service techni- cian, or medical or related personnel in a hospital emergency depart- ment, a city marshal, a traffic enforcement officer or traffic enforce- ment agent, from performing a lawful duty, by means including releasing or failing to control an animal under circumstances evincing the actor's intent that the animal obstruct the lawful activity of such peace offi- cer, police officer, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, sanita- tion enforcement agent, New York city sanitation worker, firefighter, paramedic, technician, city marshal, traffic enforcement officer or traffic enforcement agent, he or she causes physical injury to such peace officer, police officer, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, sanitation enforcement agent, New York city sanitation worker, firefighter, paramedic, technician or medical or related personnel in a hospital emergency department, city marshal, traffic enforcement officer or traffic enforcement agent IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER THE INJURY IS SERI- OUS PHYSICAL INJURY; or S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07340-01-3
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