senate Bill S4275

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to killing or injuring a police animal

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Mar 19, 2013 referred to codes

S4275 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §195.06, add §195.09, Pen L

S4275 - Summary

Relates to killing or injurying a police animal; increases the crime of killing a police animal to a class E felony.

S4275 - Sponsor Memo

S4275 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4275

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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  killing  or  injuring  a
  police animal

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

  Section 1. Section 195.06 of the penal law, as added by chapter 42  of
the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
S 195.06 [Killing or injuring] INJURING a police animal.
  A  person is guilty of [killing or] injuring a police animal when such
person intentionally [kills or] injures any animal while such animal  is
in  the  performance of its duties and under the supervision of a police
or peace officer.
  [Killing or injuring] INJURING a police animal is a class A  misdemea-
nor.
  S  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 195.09 to read
as follows:
S 195.09 KILLING A POLICE ANIMAL.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF KILLING A POLICE ANIMAL WHEN SUCH PERSON  INTEN-
TIONALLY KILLS ANY ANIMAL WHILE SUCH ANIMAL IS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ITS
DUTIES AND UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A POLICE OR PEACE OFFICER.
  KILLING A POLICE ANIMAL IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  S 3. 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.
                                                           LBD09947-01-3

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