senate Bill S2149

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes in the class E felony of vehicular assault in the second degree, the causing of serious physical injury while operating a vehicle with suspended, revoked or no license

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Jan 22, 2019 referred to codes

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S2149 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A863
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.03 &120.04, add §125.13-a, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6386, A8587
2015-2016: S2484, A3536
2017-2018: S3299, A3759

S2149 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes in the class E felony of vehicular assault in the second degree, the causing of serious physical injury while operating a vehicle with suspended, revoked or no license.

S2149 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2149 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2149

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, ADDABBO, BRESLIN, HOYLMAN, LANZA, PARKER,
  STAVISKY -- 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 within the
  offense of vehicular assault in the  second  degree,  the  causing  of
  serious  injury  while  knowingly  operating  a  motor  vehicle with a
  revoked or suspended license or while not holding a license and estab-
  lishing the offense of vehicular homicide

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

  Section  1. Section 120.03 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 732
of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
§ 120.03 Vehicular assault in the second degree.
  A person is guilty of vehicular assault in the second degree  when  he
or she causes:
  1. serious physical injury to another person, and either:
  [(1)]  (A)  operates  a motor vehicle in violation of subdivision two,
three, four or four-a of section eleven hundred ninety-two of the  vehi-
cle  and  traffic law or operates a vessel or public vessel in violation
of paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e) of subdivision two of  section  forty-
nine-a  of  the  navigation law, and as a result of such intoxication or
impairment by the use of a drug, or by the combined influence  of  drugs
or of alcohol and any drug or drugs, operates such motor vehicle, vessel
or public vessel in a manner that causes such serious physical injury to
such other person, or
  [(2)](B)  operates  a motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating
of more than eighteen thousand  pounds  which  contains  flammable  gas,
radioactive  materials  or explosives in violation of subdivision one of
section eleven hundred ninety-two of the vehicle and  traffic  law,  and
such  flammable gas, radioactive materials or explosives is the cause of
such serious physical injury, and as a result of such impairment by  the

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

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