|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Mar 12, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S4150
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4150 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§125.14, 70.02, 125.13 & 125.12, Pen L; amd §2, Nav L; amd §§1212 & 134, V & T L
S4150 - Summary
Makes aggravated vehicular homicide a violent felony offense; clarifies that aggravated vehicular homicide also applies to boating incidents.
S4150 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4150 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to aggravated vehicular homicide and violent felony offenses; to amend the navigation law, in relation to the definition of pleasure vessel; and to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to reckless driving PURPOSE: To make the crimes of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide and Aggravated Vehicular Manslaughter apply to all vehicles and vessels, and to designate Aggravated Vehicular Homicide a violent felony offense SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: amends the crime of aggravated vehicular homicide (penal law 125.14) to apply to all vehicles and vessels. Section 2: amends paragraph (c) of subdivision 6 of section 2 of the navigation law, as amended by chapter 484 of the laws of 2005 to add vessels powered by sail to the definition of "pleasure vessel." Section 3: amends section 1212 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 47 of the laws of 1988, to apply to all vehicles and vessels.
S4150 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4150 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 12, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 aggravated vehicular homi- cide and violent felony offenses; to amend the navigation law, in relation to the definition of pleasure vessel; and to amend the vehi- cle and traffic law, in relation to reckless driving THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 125.14 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 496 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: S 125.14 Aggravated vehicular homicide. A person is guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide when he or she engages in reckless driving as defined by section twelve hundred twelve of the vehicle and traffic law, and commits the crime of vehicular manslaughter in the second degree as defined in section 125.12 of this article, and either: (1) commits such crimes while operating a [motor] vehicle while such person has .18 of one per centum or more by weight of alcohol in such person's blood as shown by chemical analysis of such person's blood, breath, urine or saliva made pursuant to the provisions of section elev- en hundred ninety-four of the vehicle and traffic law OR WHILE OPERATING A VESSEL OR PUBLIC VESSEL WHILE SUCH PERSON HAS .18 OF ONE PER CENTUM OR MORE BY WEIGHT OF ALCOHOL IN SUCH PERSON'S BLOOD AS SHOWN BY CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF SUCH PERSON'S BLOOD, BREATH, URINE OR SALIVA MADE PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FORTY-NINE-A OF THE NAVIGATION LAW; (2) commits such crimes while knowing or having reason to know that: (a) his or her license or his or her privilege of operating a [motor] vehicle in another state or his or her privilege of obtaining a license to operate a [motor] vehicle in another state is suspended or revoked and such suspension or revocation is based upon a conviction in such other state for an offense which would, if committed in this state, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08600-05-3
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