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|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to codes
|Jan 30, 2019||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S2860
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S2860 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S2860 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the class E felony of vehicular assault in the third degree; redefines the requirements for a violation of vehicular assault in the second degree; expands the offenses of vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter; and establishes the class D felony of vehicular manslaughter in the third degree.
2019-S2860 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2860 SPONSOR: FLANAGAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter PURPOSE: To establish new criminal sanctions and enhance existing criminal sanc- tions in order to adequately deter and punish motorists who injure or kill pedestrians or other drivers as a result of dangerous and unlawful driving. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would amend the Penal Law by adding new § 120.03-a, establishing the crime of Vehicular Assault in the Third Degree, a class E felony. Vehicular Assault in the Third Degree would be committed when a driver seriously injures another and the driver (a)
2019-S2860 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2860 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 vehicular assault and vehicular manslaughter 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 120.03-a to read as follows: § 120.03-A VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN THE THIRD DEGREE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF VEHICULAR ASSAULT IN THE THIRD DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE: (1) CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO ANOTHER PERSON BY OPERATION OF A VEHICLE, AND KNOWS OR HAS REASON TO KNOW THAT: (A) HIS OR HER LICENSE OR PRIVILEGE OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE IN ANOTHER STATE OR HIS OR HER PRIVILEGE OF OBTAINING A LICENSE TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE IN ANOTHER STATE IS SUSPENDED OR REVOKED; (B) HIS OR HER LICENSE OR PRIVILEGE OF OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE IN THE STATE, OR HIS OR HER PRIVILEGE OF OBTAINING A LICENSE ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES IS SUSPENDED OR REVOKED; OR (C) HE OR SHE IS NOT DULY LICENSED PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, OR (2) CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO ANOTHER PERSON BY OPERATION OF A VEHICLE WHEN: (A) SUCH SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY WAS CAUSED IN WHOLE OR SUBSTANTIAL PART BY THE ACTOR'S VIOLATION OF ANY SECTION OR SECTIONS CONTAINED WITHIN TITLE SEVEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, OTHER THAN SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF SUCH TITLE, AND (B) THE ACTOR HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF TWO OR MORE VIOLATIONS OF ANY SECTION OR SECTIONS CONTAINED WITHIN TITLE SEVEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW ON AT LEAST TWO SEPARATE DATES WITHIN THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING EIGHTEEN MONTHS, OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08686-01-9
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