Senate Bill S802

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Makes intentional damage to an authorized emergency vehicle a crime of criminal mischief in the third degree

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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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2015-S802 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8254
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §145.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2119, A10204
2011-2012: S2209, A5197
2013-2014: S4390, A5846
2017-2018: S227, A9771

2015-S802 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes intentional damage to an authorized emergency vehicle a crime of criminal mischief in the third degree.

2015-S802 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S802 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   802

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 intentional damage  to  an
  authorized emergency vehicle

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

  Section 1. Section 145.05 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  276
of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
S 145.05 Criminal mischief in the third degree.
  A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the third degree when, with
intent  to  damage property of another person, and having no right to do
so nor any reasonable ground to believe that he or she has  such  right,
he or she:
  1.  damages the motor vehicle of another person, by breaking into such
vehicle when it is locked with the  intent  of  stealing  property,  and
within  the  previous  ten year period, has been convicted three or more
times, in separate criminal transactions for which sentence was  imposed
on  separate  occasions,  of  criminal  mischief in the fourth degree as
defined in section 145.00, criminal mischief  in  the  third  degree  as
defined  in  this  section,  criminal  mischief  in the second degree as
defined in section 145.10, or criminal mischief in the first  degree  as
defined in section 145.12 of this article; or
  2.  damages  property  of  another  person  in an amount exceeding two
hundred fifty dollars; OR
  3. DAMAGES AN AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  ONE
HUNDRED ONE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
  Criminal mischief in the third degree is a class E felony.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01484-01-5
              

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