senate Bill S3694A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes consecutive sentences for homicide offenses

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 11, 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.491
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 18, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.721
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 06, 2015 print number 3694a
May 06, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Feb 13, 2015 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 28, 2016 - Codes committee Vote

S3694A
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 18, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S3694A
20
2
committee
20
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3694 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A317
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7482, A9150
2017-2018: S2159, A7693
2019-2020: S1252
2021-2022: S2947

S3694 - Summary

Permits sentences for two or more crimes to run consecutively, when one of such crimes is a homicide.

S3694 - Sponsor Memo

S3694 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3694

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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 sentences of  imprisonment
  for one or more convictions of assault and homicide offenses

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 70.25 of the penal law, as amended
by chapter 56 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  2. When more than one sentence of imprisonment is imposed on a  person
for  two or more offenses committed through a single act or omission, or
through an act or omission  which  in  itself  constituted  one  of  the
offenses  and  also  was a material element of the other, the sentences,
except if one or more of such sentences is for a  violation  of  section
270.20  of  this  chapter  OR  IF  TWO  OR MORE OF THE SENTENCES ARE FOR
VIOLATIONS OF ARTICLES ONE HUNDRED TWENTY AND/OR ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE
OF THIS CHAPTER AND A SEPARATE PERSON IS THE  VICTIM  OF  EACH  OFFENSE,
must run concurrently.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08497-01-5

S3694A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A317
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7482, A9150
2017-2018: S2159, A7693
2019-2020: S1252
2021-2022: S2947

S3694A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits sentences for two or more crimes to run consecutively, when one of such crimes is a homicide.

S3694A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3694A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3694--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to consecutive sentences for
  homicide offenses

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 70.25 of the penal law, as amended
by chapter 56 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  When more than one sentence of imprisonment is imposed on a person
for two or more offenses committed through a single act or omission,  or
through  an  act  or  omission  which  in  itself constituted one of the
offenses and also was a material element of the  other,  the  sentences,
except  if  one  or more of such sentences is for a violation of section
270.20 of this chapter, must run concurrently.   PROVIDED HOWEVER,  THAT
IF  ONE  OR MORE OF SUCH SENTENCES IS FOR A CONVICTION UNDER ARTICLE ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER, THE SENTENCES MAY RUN  CONSECUTIVE-
LY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08497-02-5

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