|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 20, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8824
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S8824 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8824 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Creates the crime of stalking a police officer or peace officer when a person intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose, engages in a course of conduct directed at a specific police officer, peace officer or a person who he or she knows or reasonably should know is a member of such officer's immediate family, and knows or reasonably should know that such conduct is likely to cause reasonable fear of material harm to the physical health, safety or property of such officer or member of such officer's immediate family; makes stalking a police officer or peace officer a class E felony; requires the posting of bail; makes related provisions.
S8824 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8824 SPONSOR: HELMING TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to creating the crime of stalking a police officer or peace officer PURPOSE: To provide additional protections to police officers and peace officers by creating the crime of stalking. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 120.40 of the Penal Law to provide various definitions. Section 2 adds a new Section 120.80 of the Penal Law to create the crime of stalking a police officer or peace officer.
S8824 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8824 I N S E N A T E July 20, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to creating the crime of stalking a police officer or peace officer THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 120.40 of the penal law, as added by chapter 635 of the laws of 1999, paragraph b of subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 320 of the laws of 2006 and paragraph c of subdivision 5 as amended by section 7 of part NN of chapter 55 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: § 120.40 Definitions. For purposes of sections 120.45, 120.50, 120.55 [and], 120.60 AND 120.80 of this article: 1. "Kidnapping" shall mean a kidnapping crime defined in article one hundred thirty-five of this chapter. 2. "Unlawful imprisonment" shall mean an unlawful imprisonment felony crime defined in article one hundred thirty-five of this chapter. 3. "Sex offense" shall mean a felony defined in article one hundred thirty of this chapter, sexual misconduct, as defined in section 130.20 of this chapter, sexual abuse in the third degree as defined in section 130.55 of this chapter or sexual abuse in the second degree as defined in section 130.60 of this chapter. 4. "Immediate family" means the spouse, former spouse, parent, child, sibling, or any other person who regularly resides or has regularly resided in the household of a person. 5. "Specified predicate crime" means: a. a violent felony offense; b. a crime defined in section 130.20, 130.25, 130.30, 130.40, 130.45, 130.55, 130.60, 130.70, 255.25, 255.26 or 255.27; c. assault in the third degree, as defined in section 120.00; menacing in the first degree, as defined in section 120.13; menacing in the second degree, as defined in section 120.14; coercion in the first EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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