assembly Bill A3985

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates the crime of staging a motor vehicle accident

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 08, 2019 signed chap.151
Aug 05, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.805
substituted for s2508
May 06, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 02, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.241
Apr 30, 2019 reported
Jan 31, 2019 referred to codes

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A3985 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2508
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§176.75 & 176.80, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6177
2013-2014: A756
2015-2016: A2615
2017-2018: A5073

A3985 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the crime of staging a motor vehicle accident.

A3985 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3985

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN, MOSLEY, OTIS, BUCHWALD -- Multi-Sponsored
  by  --  M.  of  A.  ABBATE,  ABINANTI,  ARROYO, BARCLAY, COLTON, COOK,
  CROUCH, DINOWITZ, FINCH,  GALEF,  GIGLIO,  GOODELL,  GUNTHER,  HAWLEY,
  LALOR,  LAVINE,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONOUGH, MONTESANO, NOLAN, PALMESANO,
  PERRY, RAIA, RIVERA, SOLAGES, TITUS -- read once and referred  to  the
  Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to staging a motor vehicle
  accident

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Alice's Law".
  §  2.  The  penal law is amended by adding two new sections 176.75 and
176.80 to read as follows:
§ 176.75 STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN  THE  SECOND
DEGREE  WHEN,  WITH  INTENT TO COMMIT AND IN FURTHERANCE OF A FRAUDULENT
INSURANCE ACT, HE OR SHE OPERATES  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE  AND  INTENTIONALLY
CAUSES A COLLISION INVOLVING A MOTOR VEHICLE.
  STAGING  A  MOTOR  VEHICLE  ACCIDENT IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS E
FELONY.
§ 176.80 STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT  IN  THE  FIRST
DEGREE  WHEN  HE  OR  SHE COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE
ACCIDENT IN THE SECOND DEGREE AND THEREBY CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY
OR DEATH TO ANOTHER PERSON, OTHER THAN A PARTICIPANT IN SUCH OFFENSE.
  STAGING A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN THE FIRST  DEGREE  IS  A  CLASS  D
FELONY.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07501-01-9

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