senate Bill S7673

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Includes fires caused by the manufacture of a controlled substance within the crime of arson in the first degree

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Feb 06, 2018 referred to codes

S7673 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §150.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1595

S7673 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes fires caused by the manufacture of a controlled substance within the crime of arson in the first degree.

S7673 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7673 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7673

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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 including fires caused  by
  the manufacture of a controlled substance within the crime of arson in
  the first degree

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  150.20  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  950  of  the  laws  of 1984, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF ARSON IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN,  WHILE  MANU-
FACTURING,  ATTEMPTING  TO  MANUFACTURE  OR ENDEAVORING TO MANUFACTURE A
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED TWENTY OF  THIS
CHAPTER,  DESTROYS  IN  WHOLE  OR  IN  PART,  OR  CAUSES TO BE BURNED OR
DESTROYED, OR AIDS, COUNSELS OR PROCURES THE BURNING OR  DESTRUCTION  OF
ANY  BUILDING  OR CONTENTS THEREOF, INHABITED OR OCCUPIED BY ONE OR MORE
PERSONS, WHETHER SUCH BUILDING OR  CONTENTS  IS  THE  PROPERTY  OF  SUCH
PERSON  OR  ANOTHER, OR WHEN, WHILE MANUFACTURING OR ATTEMPTING TO MANU-
FACTURE A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED TWEN-
TY OF THIS CHAPTER, CAUSES A PERSON TO BE BURNED, OR AIDS,  COUNSELS  OR
PROCURES THE BURNING OF A PERSON.
  3.  As  used  in  this  section, "incendiary device" means a breakable
container designed to explode or  produce  uncontained  combustion  upon
impact,  containing  flammable  liquid  and  having  a wick or a similar
device capable of being ignited; AND "CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE"  SHALL  HAVE
THE  SAME  MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION 220.00 OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14458-01-8

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