senate Bill S6264

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the crimes of reckless endangerment of an emergency service person in the first and second degrees

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May 31, 2019 referred to codes

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S6264 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1797
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§120.26 - 120.28, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6254, A8644
2015-2016: S1188, A5539
2017-2018: S773, A1691

S6264 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the offenses of reckless endangerment of an emergency service person in the first and second degrees.

S6264 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6264 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6264

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, SKOUFIS -- 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 offenses
  of reckless endangerment of an emergency service person in  the  first
  degree and reckless endangerment of an emergency service person in the
  second degree

  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  three  new  sections
120.26, 120.27 and 120.28 to read as follows:
§ 120.26 DEFINITIONS.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTIONS 120.27 AND 120.28 OF THIS ARTICLE, "EMER-
GENCY SERVICE PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PERSONS:
  1. A FIREFIGHTER;
  2. A POLICE OFFICER;
  3. A PEACE OFFICER;
  4. AN EMERGENCY SERVICES PROFESSIONAL;
  5. A CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER;
  6. A FIRE INSPECTION PERSONNEL; OR
  7. A BUILDING INSPECTOR.
§ 120.27 RECKLESS  ENDANGERMENT  OF  AN  EMERGENCY SERVICE PERSON IN THE
           SECOND DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT OF  AN  EMERGENCY  SERVICE
PERSON  IN  THE  SECOND  DEGREE  WHEN, KNOWING THAT A BUILDING PERMIT IS
REQUIRED AND WITHOUT OBTAINING SUCH PERMIT, HE OR SHE ALTERS,  CONVERTS,
ENCLOSES,   SUBDIVIDES  OR  PARTITIONS  ANY  BUILDING  OR  STRUCTURE  IN
VIOLATION OF THE NEW YORK STATE UNIFORM  FIRE  PREVENTION  AND  BUILDING
CODE OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW, ORDINANCE,
ADMINISTRATIVE  CODE, RULE OR REGULATION ADDRESSING STANDARDS FOR BUILD-
ING CONSTRUCTION AND FIRE PREVENTION IN A MANNER THAT IMPEDES A PERSON'S

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06151-01-9

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