senate Bill S6641

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to menacing a police officer or peace officer

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2020 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Feb 24, 2020 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jul 31, 2019 referred to rules

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S6641 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8527
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §120.18, add §120.19, Pen L; amd §150.20, CP L

S6641 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to menacing a police officer or peace officer.

S6641 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6641 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6641
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               July 31, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the  penal  law  and  the  criminal  procedure  law,  in
   relation to menacing a police officer or peace officer
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 120.18 of the penal law, as added by chapter 765 of
 the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
 § 120.18 Menacing a police officer or peace officer IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
   A person is guilty of menacing a police officer or  peace  officer  IN
 THE  FIRST  DEGREE  when  he  or she intentionally places or attempts to
 place a police officer or peace officer in reasonable fear  of  physical
 injury,  serious physical injury or death by displaying a deadly weapon,
 knife, pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun, machine gun or  other  firearm,
 whether  operable  or  not,  where  such  officer  was  in the course of
 performing his or her official duties and the defendant knew or  reason-
 ably  should  have  known that such victim was a police officer or peace
 officer.
   Menacing a police officer or peace officer IN THE FIRST  DEGREE  is  a
 class D felony.
   §  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 120.19 to read
 as follows:
 § 120.19 MENACING A POLICE  OFFICER  OR  PEACE  OFFICER  IN  THE  SECOND
            DEGREE.
   A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF MENACING A POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER IN
 THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE INTENTIONALLY ASSAULTS A POLICE OFFICER
 OR PEACE OFFICER BY THROWING OR SPRAYING WATER OR  ANY  OTHER  SUBSTANCE
 WHERE  SUCH  OFFICER WAS IN THE COURSE OF PERFORMING HIS OR HER OFFICIAL
 DUTIES AND THE DEFENDANT KNEW OR REASONABLY SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT  SUCH
 VICTIM WAS A POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13544-02-9

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