senate Bill S3547

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to crime of staging a motor vehicle accident

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 07, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.468
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 08, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 21, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2013 1st report cal.261
Feb 05, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S3547
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 19, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

S3547
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3547 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง176.75, 176.80 & 176.85, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1685
2009-2010: S6450

S3547 - Summary

Creates the crimes of staging a motor vehicle accident in the first, second and third degrees; prohibits acting as a passenger or an operator of a motor vehicle with intent to defraud by means of planning and execution of an accident; provides crime is a class B felony if an uninvolved party is injured.

S3547 - Sponsor Memo

S3547 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3547

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- 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 staging  a  motor  vehicle
  accident

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Alice's Law".
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding  three  new  sections  176.75,
176.80 and 176.85 to read as follows:
S 176.75 STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE THIRD DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE THIRD
DEGREE WHEN, WITH INTENT TO COMMIT A FRAUDULENT  INSURANCE  ACT,  HE  OR
SHE:
  (1)  OPERATES  A MOTOR VEHICLE AND INTENTIONALLY CAUSES OR ATTEMPTS TO
CAUSE A COLLISION INVOLVING A MOTOR VEHICLE; OR
  (2) SOLICITS, REQUESTS, COMMANDS, IMPORTUNES OR OTHERWISE ATTEMPTS  TO
CAUSE  ANOTHER  PERSON  TO  INTENTIONALLY  CAUSE A COLLISION INVOLVING A
MOTOR VEHICLE.
  STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE THIRD  DEGREE  IS  A  CLASS  D
FELONY.
S 176.80 STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE SECOND
DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF  STAGING  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE
ACCIDENT  IN  THE THIRD DEGREE, AND HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED WITHIN
THE PRECEDING FIVE YEARS OF ANY CRIME DEFINED IN THIS ARTICLE.
  STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE SECOND DEGREE  IS  A  CLASS  C
FELONY.
S 176.85 STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE FIRST
DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF  STAGING  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03833-02-3

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