senate Bill S5349

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of making a terroristic threat against a police officer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 16, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 20, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jan 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 11, 2016 1st report cal.4
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2015 2nd report cal.
Jun 01, 2015 1st report cal.1090
May 13, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jan 11, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5349
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1
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 11, 2016

nay (1)
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Jun 1, 2015 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5349
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committee
9
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jun 1, 2015

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aye wr (1)

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S5349 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง490.21, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1984
2019-2020: S605

S5349 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of making a terroristic threat against a police officer; makes such crime a class C felony.

S5349 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5349 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5349

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime  of
  making a terroristic threat against a police officer

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 490.21  to
read as follows:
S 490.21 MAKING A TERRORISTIC THREAT AGAINST A POLICE OFFICER.
  1.  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF MAKING A TERRORISTIC THREAT AGAINST A POLICE
OFFICER WHEN WITH INTENT TO INTIMIDATE OR COERCE A CIVILIAN  POPULATION,
INFLUENCE  THE  POLICY  OF A UNIT OF GOVERNMENT BY INTIMIDATION OR COER-
CION, OR AFFECT THE CONDUCT OF A UNIT OF GOVERNMENT BY MURDER,  ASSASSI-
NATION  OR  KIDNAPPING,  HE  OR  SHE  THREATENS TO COMMIT OR CAUSE TO BE
COMMITTED A SPECIFIED OFFENSE AGAINST A POLICE OFFICER AND THEREBY CAUS-
ES A REASONABLE EXPECTATION OR FEAR OF THE IMMINENT COMMISSION  OF  SUCH
OFFENSE AGAINST A POLICE OFFICER.
  2.  IT  SHALL  BE NO DEFENSE TO A PROSECUTION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
THAT THE DEFENDANT DID NOT HAVE THE INTENT OR CAPABILITY  OF  COMMITTING
THE  SPECIFIED  OFFENSE  OR THAT THE THREAT WAS NOT MADE TO A PERSON WHO
WAS A SUBJECT THEREOF.
  MAKING A TERRORISTIC THREAT AGAINST A POLICE  OFFICER  IS  A  CLASS  C
FELONY.
  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.
                                                           LBD11015-01-5

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