|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 18, 2014||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1516
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 15, 2014||referred to codes|
senate Bill S7482
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7482 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7482 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7482 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to sentences of imprisonment for one or more convictions of assault and homicide offenses PURPOSE: Authorizes the imposition of consecutive sentences of imprison- ment for multiple convictions of assault and/or homicide offenses against more than one person. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One - amends Subdivision 2 of section 70.25 of the penal law to state that if two or more of the sentences are for violation of articles one hundred twenty and/or one hundred twenty-five of this chapter and a separate person is the victim of each offense. Section Two - state this act shall take effect on the first of November next succeeding the date on which it shall become law. JUSTIFICATION: According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, a rush hour police chase in Poughkeepsie, NY ended on impact, as a car weaving in and out of traffic to evade the police, ran a red light, and slammed into a car. In the car were two children and their parents, the car accident resulted in the death of both parents.
S7482 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7482 I N S E N A T E May 15, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- 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 sentences of imprisonment for one or more convictions of assault and homicide offenses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 70.25 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 56 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: 2. When more than one sentence of imprisonment is imposed on a person for two or more offenses committed through a single act or omission, or through an act or omission which in itself constituted one of the offenses and also was a material element of the other, the sentences, except if one or more of such sentences is for a violation of section 270.20 of this chapter OR IF TWO OR MORE OF THE SENTENCES ARE FOR VIOLATIONS OF ARTICLES ONE HUNDRED TWENTY AND/OR ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER AND A SEPARATE PERSON IS THE VICTIM OF EACH OFFENSE, must run concurrently. 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. LBD15210-01-4
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