Senate Bill S5947

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the sentencing requirements for the offenses of hindering prosecution and conspiracy

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  • Introduced
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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  • Delivered to Governor
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2015-S5947 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8250
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§205.55, 205.60, 205.65, 105.05, 105.10 & 105.13, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S211, A8778
2019-2020: A1757
2021-2022: A801
2023-2024: A1765

2015-S5947 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sentencing requirements for the offenses of hindering prosecution and conspiracy.

2015-S5947 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S5947 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5947

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 the offenses of hindering
  prosecution and conspiracy

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

  Section  1.  Section  205.55  of  the  penal law is amended to read as
follows:
S 205.55 Hindering prosecution in the third degree.
  A person is guilty of hindering prosecution in the third  degree  when
he  OR  SHE  renders criminal assistance to a person who has committed a
felony.
  Hindering prosecution in the third degree is a class [A misdemeanor] E
FELONY.
  S 2. Section 205.60 of the penal law is amended to read as follows:
S 205.60 Hindering prosecution in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of hindering prosecution in the second degree  when
he  OR  SHE  renders criminal assistance to a person who has committed a
class B or class C felony.
  Hindering prosecution in the second degree is a class [E] D felony.
  S 3. Section 205.65 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 398 of the
laws of 1970, is amended to read as follows:
S 205.65 Hindering prosecution in the first degree.
  A person is guilty of hindering prosecution in the first  degree  when
he  OR  SHE  renders criminal assistance to a person who has committed a
class A felony, knowing or believing that such  person  has  engaged  in
conduct constituting a class A felony.
  Hindering prosecution in the first degree is a class [D] B felony.
  S 4. Section 105.05 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 422 of the
laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
S 105.05 Conspiracy in the fifth degree.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11647-02-5
              

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