senate Bill S4157

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the crime of falsely accusing someone of a crime

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1338
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 12, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Jun 17, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S4157
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 12, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S4157
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4157 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6584
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง240.49, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2948, A7052
2009-2010: S482A, A7403A

S4157 - Summary

Creates the crime of falsely accusing someone of a crime.

S4157 - Sponsor Memo

S4157 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4157

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  the  crime  of  falsely
  accusing someone of a crime

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 240.49  to
read as follows:
S 240.49 FALSELY ACCUSING SOMEONE OF A CRIME.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF FALSELY ACCUSING SOMEONE OF A CRIME WHEN HE OR
SHE SIGNS AND SUBMITS AN ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENT  WITH  A  MEMBER  OF  LAW
ENFORCEMENT AND DOES SO KNOWING THE CONTENT OF THE ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENT
IS FALSE.
  FALSELY ACCUSING SOMEONE OF A CRIME IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  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.
                                                           LBD05453-01-3

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