senate Bill S8573

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Includes filing certain building permit applications containing false statements regarding tenant occupancy in the offense of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree

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May 10, 2018 referred to codes

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S8573 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §175.35, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2251

S8573 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes filing certain building permit applications containing false statements regarding tenant occupancy in the offense of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree.

S8573 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8573 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8573

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  filing  certain
  building  permit  applications  containing  false statements regarding
  tenant occupancy in the offense of offering  a  false  instrument  for
  filing in the first degree

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

  Section 1. Section 175.35 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  490
of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
§ 175.35 Offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree.
  A  person  is  guilty of offering a false instrument for filing in the
first degree when:
  1. knowing that a written instrument contains  a  false  statement  or
false information, and with intent to defraud the state or any political
subdivision,  public  authority  or  public  benefit  corporation of the
state, he or she offers or presents it to a public office, public  serv-
ant,  public  authority or public benefit corporation with the knowledge
or belief that it will be filed  with,  registered  or  recorded  in  or
otherwise  become  a  part  of the records of such public office, public
servant, public authority or public benefit corporation; or
  2. (a) he or she commits the crime of offering a false instrument  for
filing in the second degree; and
  (b) such instrument is a financing statement the contents of which are
prescribed by section 9--502 of the uniform commercial code, the collat-
eral  asserted  to  be  covered  in  such statement is the property of a
person who is a state or local officer as defined by section two of  the
public  officers  law  or  who  otherwise  is  a judge or justice of the
unified court system, such financing statement does  not  relate  to  an
actual  transaction,  and  he  or  she filed such financing statement in
retaliation for the performance of official duties by such person; OR
  3. WITH INTENT TO OBTAIN A BUILDING PERMIT IN VIOLATION OF AN EXISTING
LAW, RULE OR REGULATION, HE OR  SHE  OFFERS  OR  PRESENTS  TO  A  PUBLIC
OFFICE, PUBLIC SERVANT, PUBLIC AUTHORITY OR PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION A

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

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