senate Bill S1457

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing penalties for certain violent felony offenses against a police officer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 03, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 30, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 29, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 28, 2016 1st report cal.464
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 09, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1144
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 12, 2015 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 28, 2016 - Codes committee Vote

S1457
13
2
committee
13
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 28, 2016

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

Jun 1, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S1457
20
2
committee
20
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1457 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง70.08 & 70.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8417
2011-2012: S1986
2013-2014: S4445
2017-2018: S232

S1457 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing penalties for certain violent felony offenses committed upon a police officer.

S1457 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1457 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1457

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 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 increasing  penalties  for
  certain violent felonies

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 3 of section 70.08 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph (a-2) to read as follows:
  (A-2) WHERE THE PREDICATE VIOLENT FELONIES ARE AT  LEAST  CLASS  B  OR
ABOVE, A DEFENDANT CONVICTED OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT UPON A POLICE OFFICER
OR  A  PEACE OFFICER PURSUANT TO SECTION 120.11 OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE
SENTENCED TO LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION
70.00 OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. Subdivision 5 of section 70.00 of the penal law,  as  amended  by
chapter 482 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  5.   Life  imprisonment  without  parole.  Notwithstanding  any  other
provision of law, a defendant sentenced  to  life  imprisonment  without
parole  shall  not  be  or  become  eligible  for  parole or conditional
release. For purposes of commitment and custody, other than  parole  and
conditional  release,  such sentence shall be deemed to be an indetermi-
nate sentence.  A defendant may be sentenced to life imprisonment  with-
out  parole  upon conviction for the crime of murder in the first degree
as defined in section 125.27 of this chapter and in accordance with  the
procedures  provided  by  law  for imposing a sentence for such crime. A
defendant must be sentenced to life  imprisonment  without  parole  upon
conviction  for  the  crime of terrorism as defined in section 490.25 of
this chapter, where the specified offense the defendant committed  is  a
class  A-I felony; the crime of criminal possession of a chemical weapon
or biological weapon in the first degree as defined in section 490.45 of
this chapter; or the crime of criminal  use  of  a  chemical  weapon  or
biological  weapon  in  the first degree as defined in section 490.55 of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00490-01-5

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