senate Bill S9150

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting a nonemergency incident to an organization having the function of dealing with emergencies

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Aug 15, 2018 referred to rules

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S9150 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11389
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §240.49, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1411, A1531

S9150 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to reporting a nonemergency incident to an organization having the function of dealing with emergencies; designates such offense a class B misdemeanor.

S9150 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9150 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9150

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 15, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to reporting  a  nonemergency
  incident  to an organization having the function of dealing with emer-
  gencies

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

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 240.49 to
read as follows:
§ 240.49 REPORTING A NONEMERGENCY INCIDENT.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF REPORTING A NONEMERGENCY INCIDENT WHEN,  KNOWING
THE  INFORMATION  REPORTED,  CONVEYED OR CIRCULATED TO BE A NONEMERGENCY
SITUATION, HE OR SHE INITIATES OR CIRCULATES A REPORT OR WARNING  TO  AN
OFFICIAL OR QUASI-OFFICIAL AGENCY OR ORGANIZATION HAVING THE FUNCTION OF
DEALING  WITH  EMERGENCIES  INVOLVING  DANGER  TO LIFE OR PROPERTY OF AN
ALLEGED OCCURRENCE OR IMPENDING OCCURRENCE OF A  NONEMERGENCY  SITUATION
IN WHICH IT IS UNLIKELY THAT A THREAT TO PUBLIC SAFETY WILL RESULT.
  REPORTING A NONEMERGENCY INCIDENT IS A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16466-01-8

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