senate Bill S5858

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the throwing of the contents of a toilet bowl on an employee of a correctional facility

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1394 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.180
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1522
substituted for s5858
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a1394a
Jun 20, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1522
Jun 18, 2013 referred to rules


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S5858 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง240.32, Pen L

S5858 - Summary

Prohibits the throwing, tossing, or expelling of the contents of a toilet bowl at or on an employee of a correctional facility; such conduct shall be aggravated harassment of an employee.

S5858 - Sponsor Memo

S5858 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the aggravated  harassment
  of an employee by an inmate


  Section 1. The first undesignated paragraph of section 240.32  of  the
penal law, as amended by section 127-p of subpart B of part C of chapter
62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  An  inmate  or  respondent  is  guilty  of aggravated harassment of an
employee by an inmate when, with intent to harass,  annoy,  threaten  or
alarm  a  person in a facility whom he or she knows or reasonably should
know to be an employee of such facility or the board of  parole  or  the
office  of mental health, or a probation department, bureau or unit or a
police officer, he or she causes or attempts to cause such  employee  to
come  into  contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine [or], feces, OR THE
CONTENTS OF A TOILET BOWL, by throwing, tossing or expelling such  fluid
or material.
  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.


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