senate Bill S4477

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "public officer protection act" to impose criminal penalties for the service, distribution or filing of fraudulent documents which appear to be judicial documents

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Mar 23, 2015 referred to finance

S4477 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §65-a, 719, Exec L; add Art 189 §§189.00 - 189.20, Pen L; add §531, County L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S4242

S4477 - Summary

Enacts the "public officer protection act" to impose criminal penalties for the service, distribution or filing of fraudulent documents which appear to be judicial documents.

S4477 - Sponsor Memo

S4477 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4477

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, the penal law and the county law, in
  relation to enacting the "public officer protection act"

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "public officer protection act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 65-a to read
as follows:
  S 65-A. RECOGNIZED COURTS, TRIBUNALS, OR OTHER JUDICIAL OR QUASI JUDI-
CIAL BODIES. 1. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL ANNUALLY PREPARE A LISTING OF
ALL RECOGNIZED  COURTS,  TRIBUNALS,  AND  JUDICIAL  AND  QUASI  JUDICIAL
BODIES,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 189.00 OF THE PENAL
LAW, AND SHALL ANNUALLY PUBLISH SUCH PREPARED LISTING. ANY COURT, TRIBU-
NAL, OR JUDICIAL OR QUASI JUDICIAL BODY THAT IS NOT A RECOGNIZED  COURT,
TRIBUNAL,  OR OTHER JUDICIAL OR QUASI JUDICIAL BODY, AS DEFINED IN PARA-
GRAPH (A), (B) OR (C) OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 189.00 OF THE  PENAL
LAW  MAY  APPLY  TO  THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF
THIS SECTION TO BECOME CERTIFIED AS A  RECOGNIZED  COURT,  TRIBUNAL,  OR
JUDICIAL OR QUASI JUDICIAL BODY.
  2.  AN  APPLICATION  TO  THE  ATTORNEY  GENERAL FOR CERTIFICATION AS A
RECOGNIZED COURT, TRIBUNAL, OR OTHER JUDICIAL  OR  QUASI  JUDICIAL  BODY
SHALL  BE IN SUCH FORM AND MANNER AS PRESCRIBED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
NO FEE SHALL BE IMPOSED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR  THE  SUBMISSION  OF
SUCH  AN APPLICATION.  THE DETERMINATION AS TO WHETHER OR NOT TO CERTIFY
AN APPLICANT AS A RECOGNIZED COURT, TRIBUNAL, OR OTHER JUDICIAL OR QUASI
JUDICIAL BODY SHALL BE IN THE SOLE DISCRETION OF  THE  ATTORNEY  GENERAL
AND  SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO REVIEW PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SEVENTY-EIGHT OF
THE CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08864-01-5

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