senate Bill S951A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes bias-related graffiti in hate crimes

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2014 amended on third reading 951a
Mar 27, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 26, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 25, 2014 1st report cal.353
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 24, 2013 referred to codes
Jun 21, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 22, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1577
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 25, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S951
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 21, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S951
24
1
committee
24
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S951 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8960A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §485.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1842
2009-2010: S3304

S951 - Summary

Includes bias-related graffiti in hate crimes.

S951 - Sponsor Memo

S951 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   951

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law  and  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in
  relation to bias-related graffiti

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

  Section 1. Section 240.31 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  ETCHES,  PAINTS,  COVERS,  DRAWS UPON OR OTHERWISE PLACES A MARK
UPON PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY; OR
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 60.31 to read as
follows:
S 60.31 AUTHORIZED  DISPOSITION;  AGGRAVATED  HARASSMENT  IN  THE  FIRST
            DEGREE.
  WHEN  A PERSON IS CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE-A
OF SECTION 240.31 OF THIS CHAPTER, OR OF AN ATTEMPT TO  COMMIT  SUCH  AN
OFFENSE,  OR  OF  A  LESSER  INCLUDED  OFFENSE, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER
SENTENCE  IMPOSED  OR  AS  A  CONDITION  OF  PROBATION  OR   CONDITIONAL
DISCHARGE: (1) THE COURT MAY ORDER SUCH PERSON TO PARTICIPATE IN, AT HIS
OWN  EXPENSE,  A DIVERSITY TRAINING PROGRAM THAT IS DESIGNED TO OVERCOME
DISCRIMINATION, PREJUDICE AND INTOLERANCE, AND  THAT  PROMOTES  COMMUNI-
CATION,  UNDERSTANDING  AND  RESPECT AMONG DIVERSE RACIAL, RELIGIOUS AND
ETHNIC GROUPS AND/OR (2) MAY SUSPEND SUCH INDIVIDUAL'S DRIVER'S  LICENSE
OR  PRIVILEGE TO DRIVE IN THIS STATE FOR A PERIOD OF UP TO ONE YEAR, OR,
IN THE EVENT SUCH INDIVIDUAL DOES NOT HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENSE, THE COURT
MAY DELAY THE GRANTING OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR A PERIOD OF UP  TO  ONE
YEAR.
  S 3. Section 502 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02858-01-3

Co-Sponsors

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S951A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8960A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §485.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1842
2009-2010: S3304

S951A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes bias-related graffiti in hate crimes.

S951A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S951A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 951--A
    Cal. No. 353

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER, AVELLA, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes --
  recommitted to the Committee on Codes in accordance with  Senate  Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to bias-related graffiti

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of  section  485.05  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  405  of  the  laws  of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. A "specified offense" is an offense defined by any of the following
provisions of  this  chapter:  section  120.00  (assault  in  the  third
degree);  section  120.05 (assault in the second degree); section 120.10
(assault in the first degree); section 120.12 (aggravated assault upon a
person less than eleven years old);  section  120.13  (menacing  in  the
first  degree);  section 120.14 (menacing in the second degree); section
120.15 (menacing in the third degree); section 120.20  (reckless  endan-
germent  in the second degree); section 120.25 (reckless endangerment in
the first degree); section 121.12 (strangulation in the second  degree);
section  121.13  (strangulation in the first degree); subdivision one of
section 125.15 (manslaughter in the second degree); subdivision one, two
or four of section 125.20 (manslaughter in the  first  degree);  section
125.25  (murder  in  the second degree); section 120.45 (stalking in the
fourth degree); section 120.50 (stalking in the third  degree);  section
120.55  (stalking in the second degree); section 120.60 (stalking in the
first degree); subdivision one of section  130.35  (rape  in  the  first
degree);  subdivision  one of section 130.50 (criminal sexual act in the
first degree); subdivision one of section 130.65 (sexual  abuse  in  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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