senate Bill S499

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Expands the definition of the offense of criminal trespass in the second degree

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2017 1st report cal.1302
Jan 04, 2017 referred to codes


S499 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §140.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2190, A6792
2019-2020: A2745

S499 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the definition of the offense of criminal trespass in the second degree.

S499 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S499 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 4, 2017

Introduced  by  Sens.  SQUADRON,  GIANARIS,  SERRANO  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to expanding the definition
  of the offense of criminal trespass in the second degree


  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "critical
infrastructure safety act".
  § 2. Section 140.15 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 315 of the
laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
§ 140.15 Criminal trespass in the second degree.
  1. A person is guilty of criminal trespass in the second degree when:
  [1.] A. he or she knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in  a  dwell-
ing; [or]
  [2.] B. being a person required to maintain registration under article
six-C  of  the  correction law and designated a level two or level three
offender  pursuant  to  subdivision   six   of   section   one   hundred
sixty-eight-l  of  the  correction law, he or she enters or remains in a
public or private  elementary,  parochial,  intermediate,  junior  high,
vocational  or  high  school  knowing that the victim of the offense for
which such registration is required attends or  formerly  attended  such
school.  It  shall  not  be an offense subject to prosecution under this
subdivision if: the person is a  lawfully  registered  student  at  such
school; the person is a lawful student participant in a school sponsored
event;  the  person is a parent or a legal guardian of a lawfully regis-
tered student at such school and enters the school for  the  purpose  of
attending their child's or dependent's event or activity; such school is
the  person's  designated polling place and he or she enters such school
building for the limited purpose of voting; or if the person enters such

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


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