senate Bill S5189

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the crimes of criminal trespass on a school bus; school grounds or children's camp

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Apr 15, 2019 referred to codes

S5189 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6535
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§140.09, 140.18 & 140.19, Pen L; amd §375, V & T L; amd §3650, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5122
2015-2016: S2138, S6512
2017-2018: S2403
2021-2022: S696, A4015

S5189 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crimes of criminal trespass on a school bus, school grounds or children's camp; requires the commissioner of motor vehicle, in consultation with the commissioner of transportation, to promulgate rules and regulations for certain signage on school buses; and relates to professional development school bus driver safety training seminars statewide.

S5189 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5189 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5189

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 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 establishing the crimes of
  criminal trespass on school grounds or children's  camp  and  criminal
  trespass on a school bus in the first and second degrees; to amend the
  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in  relation to certain signage on school
  buses; and to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  professional
  development school bus driver safety training seminars

  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 140.09  to
read as follows:
§ 140.09 CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR CHILDREN'S CAMP.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR CHIL-
DREN'S CAMP WHEN HE OR SHE COMMITS THE CRIME OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS IN THE
FIRST DEGREE PURSUANT TO SECTION 140.17 OF THIS ARTICLE AND SUCH  BUILD-
ING  OR  GROUNDS  IS  UTILIZED AS AN ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL OR A
CHILDREN'S OVERNIGHT CAMP OR A SUMMER DAY CAMP  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION
THIRTEEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO  OF  THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW IN VIOLATION OF
CONSPICUOUSLY POSTED RULES OR REGULATIONS GOVERNING ENTRY AND USE THERE-
OF.
  CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR CHILDREN'S CAMP IS  A  CLASS  C
FELONY.
  §  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 140.18 to read
as follows:
§ 140.18 CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON A SCHOOL BUS IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON  A  SCHOOL  BUS  IN  THE
SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE:
  (A)  WILLFULLY  DEMOLISHES,  DESTROYS,  DEFACES,  INJURES,  BURNS,  OR
DAMAGES ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL BUS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09325-02-9

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