|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 01, 2017||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 13, 2017||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 07, 2017||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 06, 2017||1st report cal.167|
|Jan 24, 2017||referred to codes|
senate Bill S3525
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3525 - Details
S3525 - Summary
Provides for payment of restitution for certain offenses committed where no other victim is seeking restitution and the municipality has expended funds for the purpose of rehabilitation or clean-up of the site of the offense; provides a definition of municipality for purposes of such restitution.
S3525 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3525 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to payment of restitution to a municipality PURPOSE : This bill would require defendants to pay restitution upon a conviction of vandalism or arson upon a municipality. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of this bill amends subdivision 10 of § 60.27 of the Penal Law by making restitution mandatory for a defendant who commits any of the enumerated offenses against a municipality. Municipality is defined as a state, county, city, town, village, school district, library district, fire district, water or sewer district or any other political subdivision within the territorial limits of the State of New York. Section 2 sets out an effective date of 90 days after it shall have become a law. JUSTIFICATION : Crimes against property are becoming more and more common place.
S3525 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3525 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 24, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 payment of restitution to a municipality THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 60.27 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 356 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: 10. If the offense of which a person is convicted is defined in section [150.10, 150.15 or 150.20] 145.00, 145.05, 145.10, 145.12, 145.30, 145.60 OR ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY of this chapter, and no other victim who is a person is seeking restitution in the case, the term "victim" as used in this section, in addition to its ordinary mean- ing, shall mean any municipality or volunteer fire company which has expended funds or will expend funds for the purpose of restoration, rehabilitation or clean-up of the site of the [arson] OFFENSE. WHERE THE VICTIM IS A MUNICIPALITY AS DEFINED IN THIS SECTION, THE COURT SHALL DIRECT THE DEFENDANT TO PAY RESTITUTION. Any restitution which [may] SHALL be required to be made to a municipality or volunteer fire company pursuant to this section shall be limited to the amount of funds reason- ably expended or to be expended for the purpose of restoration, rehabil- itation or clean-up of the site of the [arson] OFFENSE, less the amount of any funds which have been or will be recovered from any other source, and shall not include a designated surcharge pursuant to subdivision eight of this section. Any municipality or volunteer fire company [seek- ing] RECEIVING restitution pursuant to this section shall file with the court, district attorney and defense counsel an affidavit stating that the funds reasonably expended or to be expended for which restitution is being sought have not been and will not be recovered from any other source or in any other civil or criminal proceeding. For the purposes of EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07715-01-7
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