|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to codes|
|Jan 05, 2017||referred to codes|
senate Bill S912
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
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S912 (ACTIVE) - Details
S912 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S912 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the theft of a motor vehicle while a child is present therein PURPOSE : Increases the penalties for the theft of a motor vehicle when a child is present in the vehicle. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Amends the Penal Law to increase the penalties for theft of a motor vehicle when a child is present in the vehicle. JUSTIFICATION : Cases of carjacking's where young children were present in the stolen vehicles have been reported over the last several years. Thefts of this nature not only traumatize children but place them at great risk of being physically harmed either at the hands of the carjacker, by a stranger if the car is abandoned, or during a police chase. This bill would increase the penalties for theft of a motor vehicle when a child is present in the vehicle, providing an important deterrent to thieves
S912 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 912 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 5, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CROCI -- 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 the theft of a motor vehi- cle while a child is present therein THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 155.35 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 464 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: § 155.35 Grand larceny in the third degree. A person is guilty of grand larceny in the third degree when he or she steals property and WHEN: 1. [when] the value of the property exceeds three thousand dollars[,]; or 2. the property is an automated teller machine or the contents of an automated teller machine[.]; OR 3. THE PROPERTY CONSISTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, AND, DURING THE COMMISSION OF SUCH OFFENSE, A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS IS PRESENT IN OR ON SUCH MOTOR VEHICLE. Grand larceny in the third degree is a class D felony. § 2. Section 155.42 of the penal law, as added by chapter 515 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows: § 155.42 Grand larceny in the first degree. A person is guilty of grand larceny in the first degree when he OR SHE steals property and when [the]: 1. THE value of the property exceeds one million dollars[.]; OR 2. THE PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF ITS VALUE, CONSISTS OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, IS OBTAINED BY EXTORTION COMMITTED BY INSTILLING IN THE VICTIM A FEAR THAT THE ACTOR OR ANOTHER PERSON WILL CAUSE PHYSICAL INJURY TO SOME PERSON, IN THE FUTURE, AND A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS IS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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