senate Bill S1984

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 20, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 29, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2018 1st report cal.225
Jan 03, 2018 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 23, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2017 2nd report cal.
Feb 14, 2017 1st report cal.260
Jan 11, 2017 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jan 22, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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committee
11
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 22, 2018

nay (2)

Feb 13, 2017 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Feb 13, 2017

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S1984 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §490.21, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5349
2019-2020: S605

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1984

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GALLIVAN,  DeFRANCISCO,  FUNKE,  GOLDEN,  LARKIN,
  MURPHY, O'MARA, SEWARD -- 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:
§ 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.
  § 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.
                                                           LBD00171-01-7

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