|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 19, 2018||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 18, 2018||ordered to third reading cal.1878|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 09, 2018||referred to codes|
senate Bill S8540
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8540 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8540 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8540 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to consec- utive sentencing for certain convictions PURPOSE: To authorize the imposition of consecutive sentences of imprisonment in certain cases for homicide related offenses against more than one person that are committed in a single act. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the penal law to authorize consecutive sentences if a person is convicted under Article 125 of the penal law while under supervised or conditional release, probation or parole at the time of the act and such act results in multiple victims who each sustain seri- ous physical injury or death. Section 2: Provides the effective date.
S8540 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8540 I N S E N A T E May 9, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERINO -- 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 consecutive sentencing for certain convictions THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 70.25 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 56 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: 2. When more than one sentence of imprisonment is imposed on a person for two or more offenses committed through a single act or omission, or through an act or omission which in itself constituted one of the offenses and also was a material element of the other, the sentences, except if one or more of such sentences is for a violation of section 270.20 of this chapter, must run concurrently. PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT A SENTENCE MAY RUN CONSECUTIVELY IF (A) THE PERSON WAS UNDER SUPERVISED RELEASE, CONDITIONAL RELEASE, PROBATION, OR PAROLE AT THE TIME OF THE ACT; AND (B) THERE WERE MULTIPLE VICTIMS WHO EACH SUSTAINED SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY OR DEATH; AND (C) IF ONE OR MORE OF SUCH SENTENCES IS FOR A CONVICTION UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER. § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15559-01-8
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