senate Bill S2508

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates the crime of staging a motor vehicle accident

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May 20, 2019 1st report cal.805
Jan 25, 2019 referred to codes

S2508 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3985
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

S2508 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the crime of staging a motor vehicle accident.

S2508 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2508 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2508

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 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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