senate Bill S5603

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to vehicular manslaughter in the second degree

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
May 24, 2013 referred to codes

S5603 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7279
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง125.12, Pen L

S5603 - Summary

Relates to vehicular manslaughter in the second degree.

S5603 - Sponsor Memo

S5603 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5603

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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 vehicular manslaughter  in
  the second degree

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of  section  125.12  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by chapter 732 of the laws of 2006, is amended and a new subdi-
vision 4 is added to read as follows:
  (3) operates a snowmobile in violation of paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of
subdivision one of section 25.24 of the parks, recreation  and  historic
preservation  law or operates an all terrain vehicle as defined in para-
graph (a) of subdivision one of section twenty-two hundred eighty-one of
the vehicle and traffic law in  violation  of  subdivision  two,  three,
four,  or four-a of section eleven hundred ninety-two of the vehicle and
traffic law, and as a result of such intoxication or impairment  by  the
use  of  a drug, or by the combined influence of drugs or of alcohol and
any drug or drugs, operates such snowmobile or all terrain vehicle in  a
manner that causes the death of such other person[.], OR
  (4)  OPERATES  A  MOTOR VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED
TWELVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, AND AS A RESULT OF SUCH  RECKLESS
DRIVING CAUSES THE DEATH OF SUCH OTHER PERSON. IN ADDITION TO THE PENAL-
TY  AND/OR  FINE  ESTABLISHED  IN  THIS  SECTION FOR SUCH VIOLATION, ANY
PERSON GUILTY OF VIOLATING THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ALSO COMPLETE A  TRAF-
FIC SAFETY COURSE AND COMPLETE TWO HUNDRED HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10567-01-3

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