|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 11, 2018||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 04, 2018||advanced to third reading|
|May 31, 2018||2nd report cal.|
|May 30, 2018||1st report cal.1421|
|May 09, 2018||referred to codes|
senate Bill S8541
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8541 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8541 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8541 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to promot- ing a suicide and manslaughter in the second degree PURPOSE: To increase penalties for endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physical disabled person or a vulnerable elderly person when it signif- icantly contributes to a victim's suicide attempt. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds certain violations related to endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physical disabled person or a vulnerable elderly person to the definition of promoting a suicide attempt when such conduct significantly contributes to the victim's suicide attempt. Section 2: Adds the same provisions above to the definition of manslaughter in the second degree.
S8541 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8541 I N S E N A T E May 9, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERINO -- 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 promoting a suicide and manslaughter in the second degree THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 120.30 of the penal law is amended to read as follows: § 120.30 Promoting a suicide attempt. A person is guilty of promoting a suicide attempt when: (A) he OR SHE intentionally causes or aids another person to attempt suicide; OR (B) HE OR SHE ENDANGERS THE WELFARE OF AN INCOMPETENT, A VULNERABLE ELDERLY PERSON OR A PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSON AS SET FORTH IN SECTION 260.25, 260.32 OR 260.34 OF THIS CHAPTER AND SUCH CONDUCT SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE VICTIM'S SUICIDE ATTEMPT. Promoting a suicide attempt is a class E felony. § 2. Section 125.15 of the penal law is amended to read as follows: § 125.15 Manslaughter in the second degree. A person is guilty of manslaughter in the second degree when: 1. He OR SHE recklessly causes the death of another person; or 2. He OR SHE commits upon a female an abortional act which causes her death, unless such abortional act is justifiable pursuant to subdivision three of section 125.05; or 3. He OR SHE intentionally causes or aids another person to commit suicide; OR 4. HE OR SHE ENDANGERS THE WELFARE OF AN INCOMPETENT, A VULNERABLE ELDERLY PERSON, OR A PHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSON AS SET FORTH IN SECTION 260.25, 260.32 OR 260.34 OF THIS CHAPTER AND SUCH CONDUCT SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE VICTIM'S SUICIDE. Manslaughter in the second degree is a class C felony. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15789-01-8
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