assembly Bill A2880B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the assault of a driver of a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
May 17, 2017 print number 2880b
May 17, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Apr 21, 2017 print number 2880a
Apr 21, 2017 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 23, 2017 referred to codes

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A2880 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5690
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2073

A2880 - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the assault of a driver of a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver.

A2880 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2880

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. KIM, BRAUNSTEIN, MOSLEY, M. G. MILLER, JAFFEE,
  BENEDETTO, COLTON, BRONSON, TITUS,  WEPRIN,  DenDEKKER,  SEPULVEDA  --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, COOK, GOTTFRIED, TITONE -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the crime of assault of an
  operator of a for-hire vehicle

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "taxi driv-
er protection act".
  § 2. Section 60.07 of the penal law is amended by adding a new  subdi-
vision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  EVERY  FOR-HIRE  VEHICLE  MAY  POST A SIGN ON THE INTERIOR OF SUCH
VEHICLE STATING IN NOT LESS THAN SIXTEEN POINT  PRINT  THAT  "ATTENTION:
ASSAULTING  A  TAXI  DRIVER  IS PUNISHABLE BY UP TO TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN
PRISON".
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00700-01-7

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A2880A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5690
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2073

A2880A - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the assault of a driver of a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver.

A2880A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2880--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. KIM, BRAUNSTEIN, MOSLEY, M. G. MILLER, JAFFEE,
  BENEDETTO, COLTON, BRONSON, TITUS,  WEPRIN,  DenDEKKER,  SEPULVEDA  --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, COOK, GOTTFRIED, TITONE -- read
  once  and  referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the crime of assault of an
  operator of a for-hire vehicle

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "taxi driv-
er protection act".
  § 2. Section 60.07 of the penal law is amended by adding a new  subdi-
vision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  EVERY  FOR-HIRE  VEHICLE SHALL POST A SIGN ON THE INTERIOR OF SUCH
VEHICLE STATING IN NOT LESS THAN SIXTEEN POINT  PRINT  THAT  "ATTENTION:
ASSAULTING  A  TAXI  DRIVER  IS PUNISHABLE BY UP TO TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN
PRISON".
  § 3. Subdivision 11 of section 120.05 of the penal law, as  separately
amended  by chapters 268 and 281 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read
as follows:
  11. With intent to cause physical injury to a train  operator,  ticket
inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station
cleaner or terminal cleaner employed by any transit agency, authority or
company,  public  or  private, whose operation is authorized by New York
state or any of its political subdivisions, a  city  marshal,  a  school
crossing  guard appointed pursuant to section two hundred eight-a of the
general municipal law, a traffic enforcement officer,  traffic  enforce-
ment  agent,  prosecutor as defined in subdivision thirty-one of section
1.20 of the criminal procedure law, sanitation  enforcement  agent,  New
York  city  sanitation  worker,  public health sanitarian, New York city

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

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A2880B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5690
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2073

A2880B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the assault of a driver of a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver.

A2880B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2880--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. KIM, BRAUNSTEIN, MOSLEY, M. G. MILLER, JAFFEE,
  BENEDETTO,  COLTON,  BRONSON,  TITUS,  WEPRIN,  DenDEKKER,  SEPULVEDA,
  BICHOTTE,  PICHARDO, VANEL, ORTIZ, BARNWELL, OTIS, RAIA -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M.  of A. ABBATE, COOK, GOTTFRIED, TITONE -- read once and
  referred to the Committee  on  Codes  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the assault of a driver of
  a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 11 of section 120.05  of  the  penal  law,  as
separately  amended  by  chapters  268  and  281 of the laws of 2016, is
amended to read as follows:
  11. With intent to cause physical injury to a train  operator,  ticket
inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station
cleaner or terminal cleaner employed by any transit agency, authority or
company,  public  or  private, whose operation is authorized by New York
state or any of its political subdivisions, a  city  marshal,  a  school
crossing  guard appointed pursuant to section two hundred eight-a of the
general municipal law, a traffic enforcement officer,  traffic  enforce-
ment  agent,  prosecutor as defined in subdivision thirty-one of section
1.20 of the criminal procedure law, sanitation  enforcement  agent,  New
York  city  sanitation  worker,  public health sanitarian, New York city
public health sanitarian, registered nurse,  licensed  practical  nurse,
emergency  medical  service  paramedic,  [or]  emergency medical service
technician, DRIVER OF A FOR-HIRE VEHICLE AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B)  OF
SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  SECTION  60.07  OF  THIS CHAPTER OR TRANSPORTATION
NETWORK COMPANY DRIVER AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION SIXTEEN
HUNDRED NINETY-ONE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC  LAW,  he  or  she  causes

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