|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 05, 2018||held for consideration in codes|
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to codes|
|Mar 16, 2017||referred to codes|
assembly Bill A6737
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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A6737 (ACTIVE) - Details
A6737 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Elevates the offense of killing a police work dog or police work horse from being a class E felony to a class D felony; and establishes the class E felony of injuring a police work dog or police work horse for intentionally causing serious physical injury to a police work dog or police work horse while such dog or horse is performing its duties under the supervision of a police officer.
A6737 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6737 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 16, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. TITONE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to elevating the severity of the felony offense of killing a police work dog or police work horse and establishing the class E felony offense of injuring a police work dog or police work horse THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The closing paragraph of section 195.06-a of the penal law, as added by chapter 162 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: Killing a police work dog or police work horse is a class [E] D felo- ny. § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 195.06-b to read as follows: § 195.06-B INJURING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF INJURING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE WHEN SUCH PERSON INTENTIONALLY CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE WHILE SUCH DOG OR HORSE IS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF ITS DUTIES AND UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A POLICE OFFICER. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "POLICE WORK DOG" OR "POLICE WORK HORSE," AS THE CASE MAY BE, SHALL MEAN ANY DOG OR HORSE OWNED OR HARBORED BY ANY STATE OR MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENT OR ANY STATE OR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, WHICH HAS BEEN TRAINED TO AID LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFI- CERS AND IS ACTUALLY BEING USED FOR POLICE WORK PURPOSES. INJURING A POLICE WORK DOG OR POLICE WORK HORSE IS A CLASS E FELONY. § 3. This act shall take effect the first of November next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07061-02-7
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