senate Bill S3967A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes the use of a governmental agency to harass a person within the crime of harassment in the first degree

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jun 21, 2013 recommitted to rules
May 21, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.731
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 19, 2013 print number 3967a
amend (t) and recommit to codes
Mar 01, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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May 21, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S3967A
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3967 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A256A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.31, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1242, A2066A
2009-2010: S6750B, A10708B

S3967 - Summary

Includes the use of a governmental agency to harass a person within the crime of aggravated harassment in the first degree.

S3967 - Sponsor Memo

S3967 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3967

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 including  the  use  of  a
  governmental  agency to harass a person within the crime of aggravated
  harassment in the second degree

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 5 and 6 of section 240.30 of the penal law, as
renumbered  by  section  4 of part D of chapter 491 of the laws of 2012,
are renumbered subdivisions 6 and 7 and a new subdivision 5 is added  to
read as follows:
  5.   EITHER (A) UNLAWFULLY DISCLOSES CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION CONCERN-
ING THE PERSON HE OR SHE INTENDS TO HARASS, ANNOY,  THREATEN,  OR  ALARM
WHICH  HE  OR  SHE  OBTAINED  FROM  A GOVERNMENT AGENCY OR ANY POLITICAL
SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OR MUNICIPALITY, IN A MANNER  LIKELY  TO  CAUSE
ANNOYANCE  OR  ALARM;  OR  (B) UNLAWFULLY CAUSES PERSONNEL EMPLOYED BY A
GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OR MUNICI-
PALITY TO CONTACT OR INTERACT WITH THE  PERSON  HE  OR  SHE  INTENDS  TO
HARASS,  ANNOY,  THREATEN, OR ALARM IN AN OFFICIAL CAPACITY, IN A MANNER
LIKELY TO CAUSE ANNOYANCE OR ALARM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00981-02-3

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S3967A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A256A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.31, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1242, A2066A
2009-2010: S6750B, A10708B

S3967A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes the use of a governmental agency to harass a person within the crime of aggravated harassment in the first degree.

S3967A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3967A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3967--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to including the use of a
  governmental agency to harass a person within the crime of  aggravated
  harassment in the first degree

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

  Section 1. Section 240.31 of the penal law, as amended by  chapter  49
of  the  laws of 2006, subdivisions 3 and 4 as amended and subdivision 5
as added by chapter 74 of the laws  of  2008,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
S 240.31 Aggravated harassment in the first degree.
  A  person  is guilty of aggravated harassment in the first degree when
with intent to harass, annoy, threaten or alarm another person,  because
of  a belief or perception regarding such person's race, color, national
origin, ancestry, gender, religion, religious practice, age,  disability
or sexual orientation, regardless of whether the belief or perception is
correct, he or she:
  1. Damages premises primarily used for religious purposes, or acquired
pursuant  to section six of the religious corporation law and maintained
for purposes of religious instruction, and the damage  to  the  premises
exceeds fifty dollars; or
  2.  Commits the crime of aggravated harassment in the second degree in
the manner proscribed by the provisions of subdivision three of  section
240.30 of this article and has been previously convicted of the crime of
aggravated harassment in the second degree for the commission of conduct
proscribed  by  the provisions of subdivision three of section 240.30 or
he or she has been previously  convicted  of  the  crime  of  aggravated
harassment in the first degree within the preceding ten years; or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00981-04-3

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