Senate Bill S6512

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the crimes of criminal trespass on a school bus; school grounds or children's camp

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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-S6512 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5659
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§140.09, 140.18 & 140.19, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S2138, S6512, A5659

2015-S6512 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crimes of criminal trespass on a school bus, school grounds or children's camp.

2015-S6512 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S6512 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6512

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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 establishing the crimes of
  criminal trespass on school grounds or children's  camp  and  criminal
  trespass on a school bus in the first and second degrees

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 140.09  to
read as follows:
S 140.09 CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR CHILDREN'S CAMP.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR CHIL-
DREN'S CAMP WHEN HE OR SHE COMMITS THE CRIME OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS IN THE
FIRST DEGREE PURSUANT TO SECTION 140.17 OF THIS ARTICLE AND SUCH  BUILD-
ING  OR  GROUNDS  IS  UTILIZED AS AN ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL OR A
CHILDREN'S OVERNIGHT CAMP OR A SUMMER DAY CAMP  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION
THIRTEEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW IN VIOLATION OF
CONSPICUOUSLY POSTED RULES OR REGULATIONS GOVERNING ENTRY AND USE THERE-
OF.
  CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR CHILDREN'S CAMP IS  A  CLASS  C
FELONY.
  S  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 140.18 to read
as follows:
S 140.18 CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON A SCHOOL BUS IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON  A  SCHOOL  BUS  IN  THE
SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE:
  (A)  WILLFULLY  DEMOLISHES,  DESTROYS,  DEFACES,  INJURES,  BURNS,  OR
DAMAGES ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL BUS.
  (B) ENTERS A PUBLIC SCHOOL BUS WHILE THE  DOOR  IS  OPEN  TO  LOAD  OR
UNLOAD  STUDENTS,  WHILE  AT  A  RAILROAD GRADE CROSSING, OR AFTER BEING
FORBIDDEN FROM DOING SO BY THE AUTHORIZED SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IN CHARGE OF
THE BUS, OR UPON DEMAND OF A PRINCIPAL OF A SCHOOL TO WHICH THE  BUS  IS
ASSIGNED OR OTHER DULY AUTHORIZED SCHOOL SYSTEM OFFICIAL.
  (C) AS AN OCCUPANT OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL BUS, REFUSES TO LEAVE THE BUS ON
DEMAND OF THE AUTHORIZED SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IN CHARGE OF THE BUS, OR UPON

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

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