Senate Bill S497

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Classifies gang assault in the first degree and gang assault in the second degree as hate crimes

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S497 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §485.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7093
2017-2018: S115
2019-2020: S228

2015-S497 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Classifies gang assault in the first degree and gang assault in the second degree as hate crimes.

2015-S497 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S497 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   497

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 classifying  gang  assault
  in  the  first  degree  and  gang assault in the second degree as hate
  crimes

  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  120.06
(GANG ASSAULT IN THE SECOND DEGREE); SECTION 120.07 (GANG ASSAULT IN THE
FIRST  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  endangerment  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  first  degree);  paragraph  (a)  of

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

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