senate Bill S4150

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes aggravated vehicular homicide a violent felony offense

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Mar 12, 2013 referred to codes

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

S4150 - Bill Text download pdf

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