senate Bill S1701

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state criminal street gang act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 02, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 26, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.43
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 14, 2015 referred to codes

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S1701 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5106
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add Title Y-1-A Art 495 §§495.05 - 495.40, Pen L; amd §1349, CPLR; add §97-llll, St Fin L; add Art 25 §§1210 - 1213, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7929
2011-2012: S1742
2013-2014: S4444, A7983
2017-2018: S2410, A5477

S1701 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the criminal street gang act; defines offenses; increases penalties; provides for gang prevention programs in schools (view more) establishes the criminal street gang prevention fund; and develops a comprehensive approach to protecting public interests from gang related crime and violence.

S1701 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1701 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1701

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GOLDEN, LANZA, BONACIC, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, FELDER,
  GALLIVAN,  GRIFFO,  HANNON,  LARKIN,  LITTLE,  MARCELLINO,  MARCHIONE,
  MARTINS,  NOZZOLIO,  RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, ROBACH, YOUNG -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Codes

AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules,  the  penal  law,  the
  state  finance  law  and  the  education  law, in relation to defining
  offenses involving criminal street gangs, creating the criminal street
  gang prevention fund, and providing for gang  prevention  services  in
  schools

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

  Section 1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New  York
State criminal street gang act".
  S  2.  Legislative  findings and purpose. The legislature hereby finds
that preservation of public order and improvement of  individual  safety
and  security can be improved by a comprehensive, targeted, and systemic
enhancement of state laws applicable to criminal street gangs and  their
activities  in  order  to  prevent  the growth of such gangs, facilitate
prosecution and punishment of  their  members  for  unlawful  acts,  and
punish those who solicit others to participate in such gangs and in acts
of  gang-related  violence  and  unlawfulness  or who provide support or
resources to those who commit or encourage the commission of such acts.
  The legislature therefore declares it to be  in  every  sense  in  the
public   interest   to  establish  the  comprehensive  approach  to  the
protection of public order and individual safety  enacted  by  this  act
that  will enhance prosecution and punishment of the unlawful activities
of criminal street gangs, prevent their growth and  ability  to  recruit
members,  and  expand  effective  anti-gang  education  and intervention
activities by the state and its localities.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02215-01-5

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