senate Bill S2371B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to making false statements to district attorneys, assistant district attorneys or district attorney investigators

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 recommitted to rules
Jun 14, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1377
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 11, 2019 print number 2371b
Jun 11, 2019 amend and recommit to codes
May 31, 2019 print number 2371a
May 31, 2019 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 24, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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Jun 14, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S2371B
11
7
committee
11
Aye
7
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S2371 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §195.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7540
2017-2018: S12

S2371 - Summary

Relates to making false statements to district attorneys, assistant district attorneys or district attorney investigators.

S2371 - Sponsor Memo

S2371 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2371

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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 making false statements to
  district attorneys, assistant district attorneys or district  attorney
  investigators in this state

  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 195.25  to
read as follows:
§ 195.25 MAKING  A  FALSE  STATEMENT  TO A DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR DISTRICT
           ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR.
  1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF MAKING A FALSE STATEMENT TO A DISTRICT ATTOR-
NEY OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR WHEN, IN  COMMUNICATING  WITH  ANY
DISTRICT  ATTORNEY,  ASSISTANT  DISTRICT  ATTORNEY  OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY
INVESTIGATOR OF ANY COUNTY OF THIS STATE WHO IS INVESTIGATING A QUALIFY-
ING CRIME OR ALLEGED QUALIFYING CRIME, AND WHERE THE DISTRICT  ATTORNEY,
ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR HAS PREVI-
OUSLY  RECORDED  OR OTHERWISE DOCUMENTED THE OFFICE'S INTENT TO INVESTI-
GATE THE CASE AS A QUALIFYING CRIME OR ALLEGED QUALIFYING CRIME,  HE  OR
SHE  IS WARNED BY SUCH DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR
DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR THAT  FALSE  STATEMENTS  ARE  SUBJECT  TO
CRIMINAL PENALTIES, AND HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY:
  (A)  FALSIFIES, CONCEALS, OR COVERS UP BY ANY TRICK, SCHEME, OR DEVICE
A MATERIAL FACT;
  (B) MAKES ANY MATERIALLY FALSE, FICTITIOUS, OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENT OR
REPRESENTATION; OR
  (C) MAKES OR USES ANY FALSE WRITING OR DOCUMENT KNOWING  THE  SAME  TO
CONTAIN  ANY  MATERIALLY  FALSE,  FICTITIOUS, OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENT OR
ENTRY.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A "QUALIFYING CRIME"  IS  DEFINED
TO MEAN GRAND LARCENY IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 155.40,

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

Co-Sponsors

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S2371A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §195.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7540
2017-2018: S12

S2371A - Summary

Relates to making false statements to district attorneys, assistant district attorneys or district attorney investigators.

S2371A - Sponsor Memo

S2371A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2371--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KAMINSKY,  BROOKS,  GAUGHRAN, GOUNARDES, KENNEDY,
  MYRIE, RIVERA, THOMAS -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to making false statements to
  district attorneys, assistant district attorneys or district  attorney
  investigators in this state

  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 195.25  to
read as follows:
§ 195.25 MAKING  A  FALSE  STATEMENT  TO A DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR DISTRICT
           ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR.
  1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF MAKING A FALSE STATEMENT TO A DISTRICT ATTOR-
NEY OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR WHEN, IN  COMMUNICATING  WITH  ANY
DISTRICT  ATTORNEY,  ASSISTANT  DISTRICT  ATTORNEY  OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY
INVESTIGATOR OF ANY COUNTY OF THIS STATE WHO IS INVESTIGATING A QUALIFY-
ING CRIME OR ALLEGED QUALIFYING CRIME, AND WHERE THE DISTRICT  ATTORNEY,
ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR HAS PREVI-
OUSLY  RECORDED  OR OTHERWISE DOCUMENTED THE OFFICE'S INTENT TO INVESTI-
GATE THE CASE AS A QUALIFYING CRIME OR ALLEGED QUALIFYING CRIME,  HE  OR
SHE  IS WARNED BY SUCH DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR
DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR THAT  FALSE  STATEMENTS  ARE  SUBJECT  TO
CRIMINAL PENALTIES, AND HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY:
  (A)  FALSIFIES, CONCEALS, OR COVERS UP BY ANY TRICK, SCHEME, OR DEVICE
A MATERIAL FACT;
  (B) MAKES ANY MATERIALLY FALSE, FICTITIOUS, OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENT OR
REPRESENTATION; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03410-03-9

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S2371B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §195.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7540
2017-2018: S12

S2371B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to making false statements to district attorneys, assistant district attorneys or district attorney investigators.

S2371B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2371B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2371--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KAMINSKY,  BROOKS,  GAUGHRAN, GOUNARDES, KENNEDY,
  MYRIE, RIVERA, THOMAS -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to making false statements to
  district  attorneys, assistant district attorneys or district attorney
  investigators in this state

  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 195.25 to
read as follows:
§ 195.25 MAKING A FALSE STATEMENT  TO  A  DISTRICT  ATTORNEY,  ASSISTANT
           DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR.
  1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF MAKING A FALSE STATEMENT TO A DISTRICT ATTOR-
NEY, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR WHEN,
IN COMMUNICATING WITH ANY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY
OR  DISTRICT  ATTORNEY  INVESTIGATOR  OF ANY COUNTY OF THIS STATE WHO IS
INVESTIGATING A QUALIFYING CRIME OR ALLEGED QUALIFYING CRIME, AND  WHERE
THE  DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY OR DISTRICT ATTORNEY
INVESTIGATOR  HAS  PREVIOUSLY  RECORDED  OR  OTHERWISE  DOCUMENTED   THE
OFFICE'S INTENT TO INVESTIGATE THE CASE AS A QUALIFYING CRIME OR ALLEGED
QUALIFYING CRIME, HE OR SHE IS WARNED BY SUCH DISTRICT ATTORNEY, ASSIST-
ANT  DISTRICT  ATTORNEY  OR  DISTRICT  ATTORNEY  INVESTIGATOR THAT FALSE
STATEMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES, AND HE  OR  SHE  KNOWINGLY
AND WILLFULLY:
  (A)  FALSIFIES, CONCEALS, OR COVERS UP BY ANY TRICK, SCHEME, OR DEVICE
A MATERIAL FACT;
  (B) MAKES ANY MATERIALLY FALSE, FICTITIOUS, OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENT OR
REPRESENTATION; OR

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

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