senate Bill S1022

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to when a person is guilty of obstructing firefighting operations

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Current Bill Status -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 25, 2017 signed chap.124
Jul 13, 2017 delivered to governor
May 24, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.449
substituted for a6756
Feb 14, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 13, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 07, 2017 2nd report cal.
Feb 06, 2017 1st report cal.157
Jan 06, 2017 referred to codes

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S1022 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6756
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง195.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2977, A3643
2013-2014: S1058, A6874
2011-2012: S241, A2821
2009-2010: S1450, A4610

S1022 - Summary

Establishes a person who intentionally obstructs the efforts of any firefighter performing emergency medical care on a sick or injured person is guilty of the crime of obstructing firefighting operations.

S1022 - Sponsor Memo

S1022 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1022

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FUNKE,  AVELLA,  BOYLE, GALLIVAN, LARKIN, SAVINO,
  YOUNG -- 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 crime of obstructing
  firefighting operations

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

  Section  1. Section 195.15 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 731
of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
S 195.15 Obstructing firefighting operations.
  A person is guilty of obstructing firefighting operations when  he  OR
SHE intentionally and unreasonably obstructs the efforts of any:
  1.  [fireman]  FIREFIGHTER  in  extinguishing  a  fire, or prevents or
dissuades another from extinguishing or helping to  extinguish  a  fire;
[or]
  2.  [fireman] FIREFIGHTER, police officer or peace officer in perform-
ing his OR HER duties in  circumstances  involving  an  imminent  danger
created  by  an  explosion, threat of explosion or the presence of toxic
fumes or gases; OR
  3. FIREFIGHTER PERFORMING EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE ON A SICK OR  INJURED
PERSON.
  Obstructing firefighting operations is a class A misdemeanor.
  S 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.
                                                           LBD04163-01-7

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