senate Bill S4250

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to the descriptions of certain bribery offenses and defenses

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
Mar 11, 2015 referred to codes

S4250 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง200.00 - 200.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S46
2019-2020: S37

S4250 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the descriptions of certain bribery offenses and defenses.

S4250 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4250 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4250

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  making  technical
  corrections  to  the  descriptions  of  certain  bribery  offenses and
  defenses

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

  Section  1. Section 200.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 833
of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
S 200.00 Bribery in the third degree.
  A person is guilty of bribery in the  third  degree  when  he  OR  SHE
confers,  or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit upon a public serv-
ant [upon an agreement or understanding that] WITH THE INTENT TO  INFLU-
ENCE  such public servant's vote, opinion, judgment, action, decision or
exercise of discretion as a public servant [will thereby be influenced].
  Bribery in the third degree is a class D felony.
  S 2. Section 200.03 of the penal law, as  amended  by  section  18  of
subpart  A  of  part  H of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014, is amended to
read as follows:
S 200.03 Bribery in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of bribery in the second  degree  when  he  OR  SHE
confers,  or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit valued in excess of
five thousand dollars upon a public servant [upon an agreement or under-
standing that] WITH THE INTENT TO INFLUENCE such public servant's  vote,
opinion,  judgment,  action,  decision  or  exercise  of discretion as a
public servant [will thereby be influenced].
  Bribery in the second degree is a class C felony.
  S 3. Section 200.04 of the penal law, as  amended  by  section  19  of
subpart  A  of  part  H of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014, is amended to
read as follows:
S 200.04 Bribery in the first degree.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09346-02-5

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