assembly Bill A6079

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the assault of certain public agents during the performance of their duties

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Mar 14, 2013 referred to codes

A6079 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4216
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.05 & 70.02, add §120.75, Pen L

A6079 - Summary

Relates to the assault of certain public agents during the performance of their duties; establishes the crime of reckless assault upon an emergency medical service paramedic or emergency medical service technician.

A6079 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6079

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to the assault of certain
  public agents during the performance of their duties

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  120.05  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 377 of the laws  of  2012,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  With  intent to [prevent] CAUSE PHYSICAL INJURY AND WITH KNOWLEDGE
THAT a peace officer, a police officer, registered nurse, licensed prac-
tical nurse, sanitation enforcement  agent,  New  York  city  sanitation
worker,  a firefighter, including a firefighter acting as a paramedic or
emergency medical technician administering first aid in  the  course  of
performance  of  duty  as such firefighter, an emergency medical service
paramedic or emergency medical service technician, or medical or related
personnel in a hospital emergency department, a city marshal, a  traffic
enforcement officer or traffic enforcement agent, [from] IS performing a
lawful  OR  ASSIGNED  duty, OR WITH INTENT TO PREVENT THE PERFORMANCE OF
SUCH DUTY by means including releasing or failing to control  an  animal
under circumstances evincing the actor's intent that the animal obstruct
the  lawful  activity  of such peace officer, police officer, registered
nurse, licensed practical nurse, sanitation enforcement agent, New  York
city   sanitation   worker,  firefighter,  paramedic,  technician,  city
marshal, traffic enforcement officer or traffic enforcement agent, he or
she causes physical injury to such peace officer, police officer, regis-
tered nurse, licensed practical nurse, sanitation enforcement agent, New
York city  sanitation  worker,  firefighter,  paramedic,  technician  or
medical  or  related  personnel in a hospital emergency department, city
marshal, traffic enforcement officer or traffic enforcement agent, IRRE-
SPECTIVE OF WHETHER SUCH  ASSAULT  RESULTS  IN  IMPAIRMENT  OF  PHYSICAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09793-01-3

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