senate Bill S1114A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Designates offenses against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel as hate crimes

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2017 1st report cal.652
Jan 27, 2017 print number 1114a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 06, 2017 referred to codes

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S1114 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2962A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §485.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8212

S1114 - Summary

Designates offenses against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel as hate crimes.

S1114 - Sponsor Memo

S1114 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1114

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. AKSHAR, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, AVELLA, LARKIN, RITCHIE --
  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  designating  offenses
  against  law  enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical
  services personnel as hate crimes

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 4 of section 485.05 of the penal law,
as  added  by  chapter  107  of the laws of 2000, are amended to read as
follows:
  1. A person commits a hate crime when he or she  commits  a  specified
offense and either:
  (a)  intentionally  selects  the  person  against  whom the offense is
committed or intended to be committed in whole or  in  substantial  part
because  of  a  belief  or  perception  regarding  (I)  the race, color,
national origin, ancestry, gender, religion,  religious  practice,  age,
disability  or  sexual orientation of a person OR (II) BECAUSE OF ACTUAL
OR PERCEIVED EMPLOYMENT AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, A  FIREFIGHTER  OR
AS  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES  PERSONNEL,  regardless  of whether the
belief or perception is correct, or
  (b) intentionally commits the act or acts constituting the offense  in
whole or in substantial part because of a belief or perception regarding
(I)  the race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, reli-
gious practice, age, disability or sexual orientation  of  a  person  OR
(II)  BECAUSE  OF  ACTUAL  OR  PERCEIVED EMPLOYMENT AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT
OFFICER, A FIREFIGHTER  OR  AS  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES  PERSONNEL,
regardless of whether the belief or perception is correct.
  (C) PROVIDED, HOWEVER, SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF PARAGRAPH (A) AND SUBPARA-
GRAPH  (II)  OF  PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY WHERE
THE SPECIFIED OFFENSE IS COMMITTED BY AN INMATE IN A CORRECTIONAL FACIL-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04281-03-7

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S1114A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2962A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §485.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8212

S1114A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Designates offenses against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel as hate crimes.

S1114A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1114A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1114--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  AKSHAR,  GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, AVELLA, CROCI, HANNON,
  LARKIN, MURPHY, ORTT, RITCHIE, ROBACH -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed 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  designating  offenses
  against  law  enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical
  services personnel as hate crimes

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 2 and 4 of section 485.05 of the penal law,
as  added  by  chapter  107  of the laws of 2000, are amended to read as
follows:
  1. A person commits a hate crime when he or she  commits  a  specified
offense and either:
  (a)  intentionally  selects  the  person  against  whom the offense is
committed or intended to be committed in whole or  in  substantial  part
because  of  a  belief  or  perception  regarding  (I)  the race, color,
national origin, ancestry, gender, religion,  religious  practice,  age,
disability  or  sexual orientation of a person OR (II) BECAUSE OF ACTUAL
OR PERCEIVED EMPLOYMENT AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, A  FIREFIGHTER  OR
AS  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES  PERSONNEL,  regardless  of whether the
belief or perception is correct, or
  (b) intentionally commits the act or acts constituting the offense  in
whole or in substantial part because of a belief or perception regarding
(I)  the race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, reli-
gious practice, age, disability or sexual orientation  of  a  person  OR
(II)  BECAUSE  OF  ACTUAL  OR  PERCEIVED EMPLOYMENT AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT
OFFICER, A FIREFIGHTER  OR  AS  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL  SERVICES  PERSONNEL,
regardless of whether the belief or perception is correct.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04281-04-7