senate Bill S5690

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the assault of a driver of a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 08, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 15, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2017 2nd report cal.
amended (t) 5690b
May 09, 2017 1st report cal.924
May 03, 2017 print number 5690a
May 03, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Apr 26, 2017 referred to codes

S5690 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2880
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§60.07 & 120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2073

S5690 - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the assault of a driver of a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver.

S5690 - Sponsor Memo

S5690 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5690

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- 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 assault of an
  operator of a for-hire vehicle

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "taxi driv-
er protection act".
  § 2. Section 60.07 of the penal law is amended by adding a new  subdi-
vision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  EVERY  FOR-HIRE  VEHICLE SHALL POST A SIGN ON THE INTERIOR OF SUCH
VEHICLE STATING IN NOT LESS THAN SIXTEEN POINT  PRINT  THAT  "ATTENTION:
ASSAULTING  A  TAXI  DRIVER  IS PUNISHABLE BY UP TO TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN
PRISON".
  § 3. Subdivision 11 of section 120.05 of the penal law, as  separately
amended  by chapters 268 and 281 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read
as follows:
  11. With intent to cause physical injury to a train  operator,  ticket
inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station
cleaner or terminal cleaner employed by any transit agency, authority or
company,  public  or  private, whose operation is authorized by New York
state or any of its political subdivisions, a  city  marshal,  a  school
crossing  guard appointed pursuant to section two hundred eight-a of the
general municipal law, a traffic enforcement officer,  traffic  enforce-
ment  agent,  prosecutor as defined in subdivision thirty-one of section
1.20 of the criminal procedure law, sanitation  enforcement  agent,  New
York  city  sanitation  worker,  public health sanitarian, New York city
public health sanitarian, registered nurse,  licensed  practical  nurse,
emergency  medical  service  paramedic,  [or]  emergency medical service
technician OR FOR-HIRE DRIVER, he or she causes physical injury to  such
train operator, ticket inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator,

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

S5690A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2880
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§60.07 & 120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2073

S5690A - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the assault of a driver of a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver.

S5690A - Sponsor Memo

S5690A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5690--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- 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 the assault of a driver of
  a for-hire vehicle

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  11  of section 120.05 of the penal law, as
separately amended by chapters 268 and 281  of  the  laws  of  2016,  is
amended to read as follows:
  11.  With  intent to cause physical injury to a train operator, ticket
inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station
cleaner or terminal cleaner employed by any transit agency, authority or
company, public or private, whose operation is authorized  by  New  York
state  or  any  of  its political subdivisions, a city marshal, a school
crossing guard appointed pursuant to section two hundred eight-a of  the
general  municipal  law, a traffic enforcement officer, traffic enforce-
ment agent, prosecutor as defined in subdivision thirty-one  of  section
1.20  of  the  criminal procedure law, sanitation enforcement agent, New
York city sanitation worker, public health  sanitarian,  New  York  city
public  health  sanitarian,  registered nurse, licensed practical nurse,
emergency medical service  paramedic,  [or]  emergency  medical  service
technician  OR  DRIVER OF A FOR-HIRE VEHICLE AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B)
OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 60.07 OF THIS CHAPTER, he  or  she  causes
physical  injury  to  such  train operator, ticket inspector, conductor,
signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station cleaner  or  terminal
cleaner,  city  marshal,  school  crossing  guard  appointed pursuant to
section two hundred  eight-a  of  the  general  municipal  law,  traffic
enforcement officer, traffic enforcement agent, prosecutor as defined in
subdivision  thirty-one  of  section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law,

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

Co-Sponsors

S5690B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2880
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§60.07 & 120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2073

S5690B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the assault of a driver of a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver.

S5690B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5690B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5690--B
    Cal. No. 924

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- 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 -- reported favorably from said  committee,  ordered
  to  first  report, amended on first report, ordered to a second report
  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of  second
  report

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the assault of a driver of
  a for-hire vehicle or transportation network company driver

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 11 of section 120.05  of  the  penal  law,  as
separately  amended  by  chapters  268  and  281 of the laws of 2016, is
amended to read as follows:
  11. With intent to cause physical injury to a train  operator,  ticket
inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station
cleaner or terminal cleaner employed by any transit agency, authority or
company,  public  or  private, whose operation is authorized by New York
state or any of its political subdivisions, a  city  marshal,  a  school
crossing  guard appointed pursuant to section two hundred eight-a of the
general municipal law, a traffic enforcement officer,  traffic  enforce-
ment  agent,  prosecutor as defined in subdivision thirty-one of section
1.20 of the criminal procedure law, sanitation  enforcement  agent,  New
York  city  sanitation  worker,  public health sanitarian, New York city
public health sanitarian, registered nurse,  licensed  practical  nurse,
emergency  medical  service  paramedic,  [or]  emergency medical service
technician, DRIVER OF A FOR-HIRE VEHICLE AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (B)  OF
SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  SECTION  60.07  OF  THIS CHAPTER OR TRANSPORTATION
NETWORK COMPANY DRIVER AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION SIXTEEN
HUNDRED NINETY-ONE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC  LAW,  he  or  she  causes
physical  injury  to  such  train operator, ticket inspector, conductor,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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