senate Bill S708

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to an intentional act or course of action that would cause serious physical harm to ten or more people

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to codes

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S708 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.60, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7931
2015-2016: S430
2017-2018: S2521

S708 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to an intentional act or course of action that would cause serious physical harm to ten or more people.

S708 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S708 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   708

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, HELMING -- 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 an intentional act or
  continuing course of action that would cause serious physical harm  to
  ten or more people

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 240.60 of the penal law, as  added
by chapter 561 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  5.  Knowing  the  information  reported,  conveyed or circulated to be
false or baseless and under circumstances in which it is  likely  public
alarm  or inconvenience will result, he or she initiates or circulates a
report or warning of an alleged occurrence or an impending occurrence of
a fire, an explosion, [or] the release of a hazardous substance,  OR  AN
INTENTIONAL  ACT OR CONTINUING COURSE OF ACTION THAT WOULD CAUSE SERIOUS
PHYSICAL HARM TO TEN OR MORE PEOPLE, upon school grounds and it is like-
ly that persons are present on said grounds.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02741-01-9

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