senate Bill S5065

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding the definition of public place for purposes of offenses against public order and expanding the definition of specified offense for the purposes of hate crimes

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 04, 2017 print number 5065a
May 04, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Mar 06, 2017 referred to codes

Votes

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Jun 6, 2017 - Codes committee Vote

S5065A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S5065 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6739
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2491

S5065 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes community centers with a religious affiliation in the definition of public place for purposes of offenses against public order and includes falsely reporting an incident and placing a false bomb or hazardous substance in the definition of specified offense for the purposes of hate crimes.

S5065 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5065 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5065

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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  including  community
  centers with a religious affiliation in the definition of public place
  for purposes of offenses against public order

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 240.00 of the penal law is amended
to read as follows:
  1. "Public place" means a place to which the public or  a  substantial
group  of persons has access, and includes, but is not limited to, high-
ways, transportation facilities, schools, places  of  amusement,  parks,
playgrounds,  COMMUNITY  CENTERS WITH A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION, and hall-
ways, lobbies and other portions of  apartment  houses  and  hotels  not
constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10444-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S5065A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6739
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2491

S5065A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes community centers with a religious affiliation in the definition of public place for purposes of offenses against public order and includes falsely reporting an incident and placing a false bomb or hazardous substance in the definition of specified offense for the purposes of hate crimes.

S5065A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5065A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5065--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LATIMER, ADDABBO, ALCANTARA, AVELLA, BAILEY, BRES-
  LIN, BROOKS, CARLUCCI, COMRIE, DIAZ, DILAN, GIANARIS, HAMILTON,  HOYL-
  MAN, KAMINSKY, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, PERALTA, PERSAUD,
  RIVERA,  SANDERS, SAVINO, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, VALESKY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, 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  including  community
  centers with a religious affiliation in the definition of public place
  for  purposes  of  offenses against public order and including falsely
  reporting an incident and placing a false bomb or hazardous  substance
  in the definition of specified offense for the purpose of hate crimes

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 240.00 of the penal law is amended
to read as follows:
  1. "Public place" means a place to which the public or  a  substantial
group  of persons has access, and includes, but is not limited to, high-
ways, transportation facilities, schools, places  of  amusement,  parks,
playgrounds,  COMMUNITY  CENTERS WITH A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION, and hall-
ways, lobbies and other portions of  apartment  houses  and  hotels  not
constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence.
  §  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 485.05 of the penal law, as amended by
chapter 405 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  3. A "specified offense" is an offense defined by any of the following
provisions of  this  chapter:  section  120.00  (assault  in  the  third
degree);  section  120.05 (assault in the second degree); section 120.10
(assault in the first degree); section 120.12 (aggravated assault upon a
person less than eleven years old);  section  120.13  (menacing  in  the
first  degree);  section 120.14 (menacing in the second degree); section
120.15 (menacing in the third degree); section 120.20  (reckless  endan-

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

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