senate Bill S6853A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the assault of certain public agents while they are performing their duties

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1490
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 11, 2014 print number 6853a
amend and recommit to codes
Mar 20, 2014 referred to codes

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S6853 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9147A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §120.08-a, amd §70.02, Pen L

S6853 - Summary

Relates to the assault of certain public agents while they are performing their duties.

S6853 - Sponsor Memo

S6853 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6853

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  assault  of  certain
  public agents while they are performing their duties

  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  120.08-a
to read as follows:
S 120.08-A CRIMINALLY IMPEDING AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PARAMEDIC OR
             EMERGENCY  MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN THE PERFORMANCE OF
             HIS OR HER DUTIES WHILE RENDERING PATIENT CARE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINALLY IMPEDING AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE
PARAMEDIC OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN THE PERFORMANCE  OF
HIS  OR  HER DUTIES WHILE RENDERING PATIENT CARE WHEN HE OR SHE STRIKES,
BITES, KICKS, PUNCHES, CHOKES,  BEATS,  OR  HITS  AN  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL
SERVICE  PARAMEDIC  OR  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN WHILE SUCH
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PARAMEDIC OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNI-
CIAN IS PERFORMING A LAWFUL OR ASSIGNED DUTY AND RENDERING PATIENT CARE.
  CRIMINALLY IMPEDING AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PARAMEDIC OR EMERGEN-
CY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS  OR  HER  DUTIES
WHILE RENDERING PATIENT CARE IS A CLASS D FELONY.
  S 2. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 70.02 of the penal law,
as  amended  by  chapter  1  of  the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  (c) Class D violent felony offenses: an attempt to commit any  of  the
class C felonies set forth in paragraph (b); reckless assault of a child
as defined in section 120.02, assault in the second degree as defined in
section   120.05,  CRIMINALLY  IMPEDING  AN  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICE
PARAMEDIC OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN THE PERFORMANCE  OF
HIS  OR  HER  DUTIES  WHILE RENDERING PATIENT CARE AS DEFINED IN SECTION
120.08-A, menacing a police officer  or  peace  officer  as  defined  in
section  120.18, stalking in the first degree, as defined in subdivision
one of section 120.60, strangulation in the second degree as defined  in
section  121.12, rape in the second degree as defined in section 130.30,

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

S6853A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9147A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §120.08-a, amd §70.02, Pen L

S6853A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the assault of certain public agents while they are performing their duties.

S6853A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6853A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6853--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to the assault of certain
  public agents while they are performing their duties

  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 120.08-a
to read as follows:
S 120.08-A CRIMINALLY IMPEDING AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PARAMEDIC OR
             EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN THE PERFORMANCE  OF
             HIS OR HER DUTIES WHILE RENDERING PATIENT CARE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINALLY IMPEDING AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE
PARAMEDIC  OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN THE PERFORMANCE OF
HIS OR HER DUTIES WHILE RENDERING  PATIENT  CARE  WHEN  WITH  INTENT  TO
IMPEDE  AN  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICE  PARAMEDIC  OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL
SERVICE TECHNICIAN FROM PERFORMING HIS OR HER DUTIES, HE OR SHE STRIKES,
BITES, KICKS, PUNCHES, CHOKES,  BEATS,  OR  HITS  AN  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL
SERVICE  PARAMEDIC  OR  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN WHILE SUCH
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PARAMEDIC OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNI-
CIAN IS PERFORMING A LAWFUL OR ASSIGNED DUTY AND RENDERING PATIENT CARE.
  CRIMINALLY IMPEDING AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PARAMEDIC OR EMERGEN-
CY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS  OR  HER  DUTIES
WHILE RENDERING PATIENT CARE IS A CLASS D FELONY.
  S 2. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 70.02 of the penal law,
as  amended  by  chapter  1  of  the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  (c) Class D violent felony offenses: an attempt to commit any  of  the
class C felonies set forth in paragraph (b); reckless assault of a child
as defined in section 120.02, assault in the second degree as defined in
section   120.05,  CRIMINALLY  IMPEDING  AN  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICE
PARAMEDIC OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN IN THE PERFORMANCE  OF
HIS  OR  HER  DUTIES  WHILE RENDERING PATIENT CARE AS DEFINED IN SECTION

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

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