senate Bill S300

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the crime of aggravated murder involving certain business owners

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S300 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A21
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง125.26, 70.00 & 60.06, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1464, A1417
2009-2010: S6198A, A9160A

S300 - Summary

Relates to the crime of aggravated murder involving certain business owners.

S300 - Sponsor Memo

S300 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 300                                                     A. 21

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. CRESPO -- read once  and  referred
  to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to the crime of aggravated
  murder involving certain business owners and their employees

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 and the opening paragraph of
subdivision  3  of  section  125.26  of  the penal law, paragraph (b) of
subdivision 2 as added and the opening paragraph  of  subdivision  3  as
amended  by  chapter 482 of the laws of 2009, are amended, subdivision 3
is renumbered subdivision 4 and a new subdivision 3 is added to read  as
follows:
  (b)  The defendant was more than eighteen years old at the time of the
commission of the crime[.]; OR
  3. WITH INTENT TO CAUSE THE DEATH OF THE OWNER  OF  A  GROCERY  STORE,
BODEGA, TAXI CAB OR LIVERY CAB, OR HIS OR HER EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING DRIV-
ERS,  WHILE  SUCH  PERSON  IS  ACTING IN THE NORMAL COURSE OF HIS OR HER
EMPLOYMENT, HE OR SHE CAUSES THE DEATH OF SUCH PERSON.
  In any prosecution under subdivision one [or], two OR  THREE  of  this
section, it is an affirmative defense that:
  S  2.  Subdivision  5 of section 70.00 of the penal law, as amended by
chapter 482 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  5.  Life  imprisonment  without  parole.  Notwithstanding  any   other
provision  of  law,  a  defendant sentenced to life imprisonment without
parole shall not  be  or  become  eligible  for  parole  or  conditional
release.  For  purposes of commitment and custody, other than parole and
conditional release, such sentence shall be deemed to be  an  indetermi-

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

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