senate Bill S2521

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to an intentional act or course of action that would cause serious physical harm to ten or more people

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.544
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jan 13, 2017 referred to codes

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S2521 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7848
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.60, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S430A, A2800A
2013-2014: S7931, A9784A

S2521 - Summary

Relates to an intentional act or course of action that would cause serious physical harm to ten or more people.

S2521 - Sponsor Memo

S2521 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2521

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, CROCI -- 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  an  intentional  act  or
  continuing  course of action that would cause serious physical harm to
  ten or more people

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 240.60 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 561 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  5. Knowing the information reported,  conveyed  or  circulated  to  be
false  or  baseless and under circumstances in which it is likely public
alarm or inconvenience will result, he or she initiates or circulates  a
report or warning of an alleged occurrence or an impending occurrence of
a  fire,  an explosion, [or] the release of a hazardous substance, OR AN
INTENTIONAL ACT OR CONTINUING COURSE OF ACTION THAT WOULD CAUSE  SERIOUS
PHYSICAL HARM TO TEN OR MORE PEOPLE, upon school grounds and it is like-
ly that persons are present on said grounds.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00181-01-7

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