senate Bill S5569

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Categorizes hate crimes as serious offenses in relation to possession of firearms; repealer

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Apr 13, 2017 referred to codes

S5569 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7395
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §265.00 sub 17 ¶(b), amd §265.00, Pen L

S5569 - Summary

Categorizes hate crimes as serious offenses in relation to possession of firearms.

S5569 - Sponsor Memo

S5569 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5569

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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 categorizing  hate  crimes
  as  serious  offenses  in  relation  to  possession of firearms and to
  repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b) of subdivision 17 of section 265.00 of the
penal law, as amended by section 3 of chapter 232 of the laws  of  2010,
is REPEALED.
  S  2.  Paragraph  (b) of subdivision 17 of section 265.00 of the penal
law, as amended by section 2 of chapter 232 of  the  laws  of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  any of the following offenses defined in the penal law: illegally
using, carrying or  possessing  a  pistol  or  other  dangerous  weapon;
possession of burglar's tools; criminal possession of stolen property in
the  third  degree;  escape  in  the  third degree; jostling; fraudulent
accosting; endangering the welfare of a child; the offenses  defined  in
article two hundred thirty-five; issuing abortional articles; permitting
prostitution;  promoting  prostitution  in the third degree; stalking in
the fourth degree; stalking in the third degree; the offenses defined in
article one hundred thirty; the offenses defined in article two  hundred
twenty; THE OFFENSES DEFINED IN ARTICLE FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE.
  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.
                                                           LBD11065-01-7

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