assembly Bill A1580

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the causation of serious physical injury to another person while in the course of committing hazing in the first degree

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jan 15, 2019 referred to codes

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A1580 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1946
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §120.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6084
2017-2018: A8876, S1673
2021-2022: A7474, S5522
2023-2024: A2473, S2037

A1580 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes within the class D felony of assault in the second degree, the causation of serious physical injury to another person while in the course of committing hazing in the first degree.

A1580 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1580

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. JONES, SIMON, PICHARDO, DAVILA, RAIA, LAWRENCE,
  BLANKENBUSH, MONTESANO, PALUMBO, TAYLOR -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, STEC, THIELE -- read once and referred to  the
  Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to expanding the offense of
  assault in the second degree to  include  the  infliction  of  serious
  physical injury in the course of committing hazing in the first degree

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 14 of section 120.05  of  the  penal  law,  as
added  by chapter 268 of the laws of 2016, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 15 is added to read as follows:
  14. With intent to prevent or obstruct a process server, as defined in
section eighty-nine-t of the general business  law,  from  performing  a
lawful  duty  pursuant  to  article  three of the civil practice law and
rules, or intentionally, as retaliation against such  a  process  server
for  the  performance  of  the  process server's duties pursuant to such
article, including by means of releasing or failing to control an animal
evincing the actor's intent that the  animal  prevent  or  obstruct  the
lawful  duty of the process server or as retaliation against the process
server, he or she causes physical injury to such process server[.]; OR
  15. IN THE COURSE OF AND IN FURTHERANCE OF THE COMMISSION OF THE CRIME
OF HAZING IN THE FIRST DEGREE, AS DEFINED  IN  SECTION  120.16  OF  THIS
ARTICLE, HE OR SHE, OR ANOTHER PARTICIPANT IF THERE BE ANY, CAUSES SERI-
OUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO ANOTHER PERSON.
  § 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.
                                                           LBD03002-01-9