senate Bill S463

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the criminal sale of forged instruments

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 31, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2018 1st report cal.1404
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jun 21, 2017 committed to rules
Jan 30, 2017 advanced to third reading
Jan 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2017 1st report cal.70
Jan 04, 2017 referred to codes

Votes

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May 30, 2018 - Codes committee Vote

S463
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: May 30, 2018

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

Jan 23, 2017 - Codes committee Vote

S463
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2017

excused (1)

S463 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§170.00 - 170.15, 170.25 & 170.30, add §170.26, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6292
2013-2014: S129
2015-2016: S1250

S463 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of forged instruments; includes the sale and manufacture of government issued documents in the class C felony of forgery in the first degree.

S463 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S463 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   463

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 forged instruments and the
  sale thereof

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

  Section  1. Section 170.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. "SELL" MEANS TO SELL, EXCHANGE, GIVE OR DISPOSE OF TO  ANOTHER,  OR
OFFER OR AGREE TO DO THE SAME.
  § 2. Section 170.05 of the penal law is amended to read as follows:
§ 170.05 Forgery in the third degree.
  A person is guilty of forgery in the third degree when[, with]:
  1. WITH intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, he OR SHE false-
ly makes, completes or alters a written instrument[.]; OR
  2.  WITH  KNOWLEDGE  THAT  IT  IS  FORGED  AND WITH INTENT TO DEFRAUD,
DECEIVE OR INJURE ANOTHER, HE OR SHE SELLS A FORGED INSTRUMENT.
  Forgery in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.
  § 3. Section 170.10 of the penal law,  subdivision  1  as  amended  by
chapter 949 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows:
§ 170.10 Forgery in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of forgery in the second degree when[, with]:
  1. WITH intent to defraud, deceive or injure another, he OR SHE false-
ly  makes, completes or alters a written instrument which is or purports
to be, or which is calculated to become or to represent if completed:
  [1.] (A) A  deed,  will,  codicil,  contract,  assignment,  commercial
instrument, credit card, as that term is defined in subdivision seven of
section  155.00, or other instrument which does or may evidence, create,
transfer, terminate or otherwise affect a legal right,  interest,  obli-
gation or status; or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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