senate Bill S8055

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the assault of physicians providing direct patient care

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2018 1st report cal.1287
Mar 22, 2018 referred to codes

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S8055 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10225
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1903, A2460

S8055 - Summary

Relates to the assault of physicians providing direct patient care; provides that assault of physicians shall be assault in the second degree, a class D felony.

S8055 - Sponsor Memo

S8055 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8055

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- 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 assault of  physicians
  providing direct patient care

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of  section  120.05  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  267  of  the  laws  of 2016, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. With intent to prevent a peace officer, a police officer,  prosecu-
tor as defined in subdivision thirty-one of section 1.20 of the criminal
procedure  law, A PHYSICIAN AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE
OF THE EDUCATION LAW, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, public
health sanitarian, New York city public  health  sanitarian,  sanitation
enforcement  agent,  New  York  city  sanitation  worker, a firefighter,
including a firefighter acting as a paramedic or emergency medical tech-
nician administering first aid in the course of performance of  duty  as
such  firefighter,  an  emergency medical service paramedic or emergency
medical service technician, or medical or related personnel in a  hospi-
tal  emergency  department,  a  city  marshal,  a  school crossing guard
appointed pursuant to section two hundred eight-a of the general munici-
pal law, a traffic enforcement officer,  traffic  enforcement  agent  or
employee  of any entity governed by the public service law in the course
of performing an essential service, from performing a  lawful  duty,  by
means  including releasing or failing to control an animal under circum-
stances evincing the actor's intent that the animal obstruct the  lawful
activity of such peace officer, police officer, prosecutor as defined in
subdivision  thirty-one of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law, A
PHYSICIAN AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THE  EDUCATION
LAW, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, public health sanitari-
an,  New  York  city  public  health  sanitarian, sanitation enforcement
agent, New York city sanitation worker, firefighter, paramedic,  techni-
cian,  city marshal, school crossing guard appointed pursuant to section
two hundred eight-a of the general municipal  law,  traffic  enforcement

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

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