senate Bill S3341

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Expands definition of dangerous contraband to include telecommunications and electronic recording devices

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S3341 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §205.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3782
2009-2010: S5865

S3341 - Summary

Defines dangerous contraband to include telecommunications and electronic recording devices.

S3341 - Sponsor Memo

S3341 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3341

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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 expanding  the  definition
  of  dangerous  contraband to include telecommunications and electronic
  recording devices

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 205.00 of the penal law is amended
to read as follows:
  4.  "Dangerous  contraband"  means contraband which is capable of such
use as may endanger the safety or security of a  detention  facility  or
any  person therein, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, A TELE-
COMMUNICATIONS OR ELECTRONIC RECORDING  DEVICE.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION, A "TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR ELECTRONIC RECORDING DEVICE" MEANS
ANY TYPE OF INSTRUMENT, DEVICE, MACHINE OR EQUIPMENT THAT IS DESIGNED TO
TRANSMIT  AND/OR  RECEIVE  TELEPHONIC,  ELECTRONIC, DIGITAL, CELLULAR OR
RADIO SIGNALS OR COMMUNICATIONS OR ANY PART OF SUCH INSTRUMENT,  DEVICE,
MACHINE OR EQUIPMENT, AS WELL AS ANY TYPE OF INSTRUMENT DESIGNED TO HAVE
SOUND OR IMAGE RECORDING ABILITIES AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED
TO, A CELLULAR OR DIGITAL PHONE, A PAGER, A TWO-WAY RADIO TEXT MESSAGING
OR  MODEM  DEVICE (INCLUDING MODEM EQUIPMENT DEVICES), A CAMERA, A VIDEO
RECORDER AND TAPE OR DIGITAL RECORDING DEVICES, OR ANY OTHER DEVICE THAT
HAS SAID CAPABILITIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06421-01-3

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