senate Bill S5610

2019-2020 Legislative Session

In relation to on duty auxiliary police officers

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May 08, 2019 referred to codes

S5610 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4304
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§10.00, 70.02, 120.05 & 120.13, add §§120.08-a, 120.19 & 195.09, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3920, A5468
2017-2018: S2409, A5600

S5610 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to an increase in punishment for certain actions against on-duty auxiliary police officers such as criminally negligent homicide, assault or menacing of such officer.

S5610 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5610 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5610

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 on duty  auxiliary  police
  officers

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

  Section 1. Section 10.00 of the penal law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:
  22.  "ON-DUTY AUXILIARY POLICE OFFICER" MEANS A MEMBER OF AN AUXILIARY
POLICE PROGRAM THAT IS ORGANIZED AND MAINTAINED  BY  A  STATE  OR  LOCAL
POLICE  DEPARTMENT  WHO  IS ACTING AS AN AUXILIARY POLICE OFFICER AT THE
TIME OF THE ACT OR OMISSION.
  § 2. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 70.02  of  the
penal  law,  paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 476 of the laws of 2018
and paragraph (c) as amended by chapter 368 of the  laws  of  2015,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Class  C violent felony offenses: an attempt to commit any of the
class B felonies set forth in paragraph (a) of this subdivision;  aggra-
vated criminally negligent homicide as defined in section 125.11, aggra-
vated  manslaughter  in  the second degree as defined in section 125.21,
aggravated sexual abuse in the  second  degree  as  defined  in  section
130.67, assault on a peace officer, police officer, firefighter or emer-
gency  medical  services  professional  as  defined  in  section 120.08,
ASSAULT ON AN ON-DUTY AUXILIARY POLICE OFFICER  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION
120.08-A,  assault on a judge as defined in section 120.09, gang assault
in the second degree as defined in section 120.06, strangulation in  the
first degree as defined in section 121.13, burglary in the second degree
as defined in section 140.25, robbery in the second degree as defined in
section  160.10, criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree as
defined in section 265.03, criminal use  of  a  firearm  in  the  second
degree  as  defined in section 265.08, criminal sale of a firearm in the

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

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