senate Bill S955

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to assault on a member of the military or reserves

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2018 1st report cal.619
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 23, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.1024
Jan 05, 2017 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 6, 2018 - Codes committee Vote

S955
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2018

aye wr (1)

May 16, 2017 - Codes committee Vote

S955
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S955 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§10.00 & 120.08, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S4379

S955 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to assault on a member of the military or reserves.

S955 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S955 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   955

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CROCI,  AVELLA,  FUNKE, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, HANNON,
  LARKIN, MARCHIONE, RANZENHOFER,  SEWARD  --  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 assault on a member of the
  military or reserves

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

  Section 1. Section 10.00 of the penal law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:
  22.  "MEMBER  OF  THE  MILITARY OR RESERVES" MEANS (A) A MEMBER OF THE
UNITED STATES ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE, MARINES, COAST GUARD, ARMY NATIONAL
GUARD, AIR NATIONAL GUARD AND/OR RESERVES THEREOF OR (B) A MEMBER OF THE
NEW YORK GUARD OR THE NEW YORK NAVAL MILITIA.
  § 2. Section 120.08 of the penal law, as added by chapter 632  of  the
laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
§ 120.08 Assault on a peace officer, police officer, fireman [or], emer-
           gency  medical services professional OR A MEMBER OF THE MILI-
           TARY OR RESERVES.
  A person is guilty of assault on  a  peace  officer,  police  officer,
fireman [or], emergency medical services professional OR A MEMBER OF THE
MILITARY  OR  RESERVES  when,  with  intent  to prevent a peace officer,
police officer, a fireman, including a fireman acting as a paramedic  or
emergency  medical  technician  administering first aid in the course of
performance of duty as such fireman, [or] an emergency  medical  service
paramedic  or  emergency  medical service technician, OR A MEMBER OF THE
MILITARY OR RESERVES, from performing a lawful duty, he  causes  serious
physical injury to such peace officer, police officer, fireman, paramed-
ic [or], technician OR A MEMBER OF THE MILITARY OR RESERVES.
  Assault  on  a  peace officer, police officer, fireman [or], emergency
medical services professional OR A MEMBER OF THE MILITARY OR RESERVES is
a class C felony.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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