assembly Bill A8876

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the causation of serious physical injury to another person while in the course of committing hazing in the first degree

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Dec 22, 2017 referred to codes

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A8876 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1673
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6084
2019-2020: A1580, S1946
2021-2022: A7474, S5522
2023-2024: A2473, S2037

A8876 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the causation of serious physical injury to another person while in the course of committing hazing in the first degree.

A8876 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8876

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 22, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JONES -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to expanding the  offense  of
  assault  in  the  second  degree  to include the infliction of serious
  physical injury in the course of committing hazing in the first degree

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  14  of section 120.05 of the penal law, as
added by chapter 268 of the laws of 2016, is amended and a new  subdivi-
sion 15 is added to read as follows:
  14. With intent to prevent or obstruct a process server, as defined in
section  eighty-nine-t  of  the  general business law, from performing a
lawful duty pursuant to article three of  the  civil  practice  law  and
rules,  or  intentionally,  as retaliation against such a process server
for the performance of the process  server's  duties  pursuant  to  such
article, including by means of releasing or failing to control an animal
evincing  the  actor's  intent  that  the animal prevent or obstruct the
lawful duty of the process server or as retaliation against the  process
server, he or she causes physical injury to such process server[.]; OR
  15. IN THE COURSE OF AND IN FURTHERANCE OF THE COMMISSION OF THE CRIME
OF  HAZING  IN  THE  FIRST  DEGREE, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 120.16 OF THIS
ARTICLE, HE OR SHE, OR ANOTHER PARTICIPANT IF THERE BE ANY, CAUSES SERI-
OUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO ANOTHER PERSON.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing 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.
                                                           LBD00656-01-7