senate Bill S6815

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Increases the severity of penalties for directing a laser at an aircraft offenses

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1501
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 25, 2016 referred to codes

S6815 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9439
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง240.76 & 240.77, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S2727, A3162

S6815 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases directing a laser at an aircraft in the second degree from a class A misdemeanor to a class D felony, and increases directing a laser at an aircraft in the first degree from a class E felony to a class B felony.

S6815 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6815 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6815

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 increasing the severity of
  the penalties for directing a laser at an aircraft offenses

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

  Section  1.  The closing paragraph of section 240.76 of the penal law,
as added by chapter 98 of the laws  of  2014,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  Directing  a  laser  at an aircraft IN THE SECOND DEGREE is a class [A
misdemeanor] D FELONY.
  S 2. The closing paragraph of section 240.77  of  the  penal  law,  as
added by chapter 98 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  Directing  a laser at an aircraft in the first degree is a class [E] B
felony.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13182-02-5

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