senate Bill S285

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Expands the crime of robbery in the first and second degrees to include attempts made with a device appearing to be a bomb, destructive device or explosive

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2018 1st report cal.701
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1363
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2017 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 20, 2018 - Codes committee Vote

S285
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 20, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jun 5, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S285
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S285 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§160.15 & 160.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S835
2013-2014: S1018
2011-2012: S720A
2009-2010: S1201

S285 - Summary

Expands the crime of robbery in the first and second degrees to include attempts made with a device appearing to be a bomb, destructive device or explosive or hazardous substance.

S285 - Sponsor Memo

S285 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   285

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  expanding  the  crime  of
  robbery  in  the  first and second degrees to include attempts of such
  crime with a device appearing to be a bomb or other explosive device

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  160.15  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 374 of the laws  of  1973,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  Uses  or  threatens  the  immediate use of a dangerous instrument,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DEVICE  OR  OBJECT  THAT  CONSTITUTES,
APPEARS  TO  CONSTITUTE, OR IS REPRESENTED TO CONSTITUTE, IN WHOLE OR IN
PART,  A  BOMB,  DESTRUCTIVE  DEVICE,  OR  AN  EXPLOSIVE  OR   HAZARDOUS
SUBSTANCE;  EXCEPT THAT IN ANY PROSECUTION UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, IT IS
AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE THAT SUCH DEVICE OR OBJECT WHICH WAS  THREATENED,
WAS  NOT  AN  OPERATIVE BOMB, DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE, EXPLOSIVE OR HAZARDOUS
SUBSTANCE. NOTHING CONTAINED IN  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  CONSTITUTE  A
DEFENSE  TO  A  PROSECUTION FOR, OR PRECLUDE A CONVICTION OF, ROBBERY IN
THE SECOND DEGREE, ROBBERY IN THE THIRD DEGREE OR ANY OTHER CRIME; or
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 160.10 of the penal law  is  amended  by
adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  DISPLAYS  OR  THREATENS  TO USE ANY DEVICE OR OBJECT THAT CONSTI-
TUTES, APPEARS TO CONSTITUTE, OR IS REPRESENTED TO CONSTITUTE, IN  WHOLE
OR  IN  PART,  A  BOMB, DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE, OR AN EXPLOSIVE OR HAZARDOUS
SUBSTANCE; OR
  S 3. 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.
                                                           LBD02876-01-7

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