senate Bill S7881

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the crimes of reckless endangerment of a peace officer, police officer, firefighter or emergency medical services professional in the first and second degrees

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Jun 16, 2014 referred to rules

S7881 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10174
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§120.26 & 120.27, Pen L

S7881 - Summary

Establishes the crimes of reckless endangerment of a peace officer, police officer, firefighter or emergency medical services professional in the first and second degrees.

S7881 - Sponsor Memo

S7881 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7881

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 establishing the crimes of
  reckless endangerment of a peace officer, police officer,  firefighter
  or  emergency  medical  services  professional in the first and second
  degrees

  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 120.26 to
read as follows:
S 120.26 RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF A PEACE OFFICER, POLICE OFFICER, FIRE-
           FIGHTER OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL  SERVICES  PROFESSIONAL  IN  THE
           SECOND DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF A PEACE OFFICER, POLICE
OFFICER,  FIREFIGHTER  OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROFESSIONAL IN THE
SECOND DEGREE WHEN, KNOWING THAT A BUILDING PERMIT IS REQUIRED AND  WITH
KNOWLEDGE  THAT  SUCH  PERMIT HAS NOT BEEN OBTAINED, HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY
ALTERS, CONVERTS, ENCLOSES, SUBDIVIDES OR  PARTITIONS  ANY  BUILDING  OR
STRUCTURE IN VIOLATION OF THE NEW YORK STATE UNIFORM FIRE PREVENTION AND
BUILDING  CODE  OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW,
ORDINANCE, ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, RULE OR REGULATION ADDRESSING  STANDARDS
FOR  BUILDING  CONSTRUCTION  AND FIRE PREVENTION AND DURING SUCH FIRE OR
OTHER EMERGENCY EVACUATION SUCH CONDUCT CREATES A  SUBSTANTIAL  RISK  OF
SERIOUS  PHYSICAL INJURY TO A PEACE OFFICER, POLICE OFFICER, FIREFIGHTER
OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROFESSIONAL.
  RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF A PEACE OFFICER, POLICE OFFICER,  FIREFIGHTER
OR  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES  PROFESSIONAL IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A
CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 120.27  to  read
as follows:
S 120.27 RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF A PEACE OFFICER, POLICE OFFICER, FIRE-
           FIGHTER  OR  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES PROFESSIONAL IN THE
           FIRST DEGREE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15626-01-4

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