senate Bill S8374

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the misdemeanor of unlawful concealment of identity; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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May 19, 2020 referred to codes

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S8374 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §240.11, Pen L

S8374 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the misdemeanor of unlawful concealment of identity; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S8374 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8374 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8374

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 19, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. TEDISCO, BORRELLO, JORDAN -- 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 misdemea-
  nor of unlawful concealment of identity; and providing for the  repeal
  of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 240.11  to
read as follows:
§ 240.11 UNLAWFUL CONCEALMENT OF IDENTITY.
  A  PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL CONCEALMENT OF IDENTITY WHEN HE OR SHE
WEARS ANY  MASK,  FALSE  WHISKERS  OR  ANY  PERSONAL  DISGUISE,  WHETHER
COMPLETE OR PARTIAL, FOR THE PURPOSE OF:
  1. EVADING OR ESCAPING DISCOVERY, RECOGNITION OR IDENTIFICATION IN THE
COMMISSION OF ANY CRIME; OR
  2.  CONCEALMENT,  FLIGHT OR ESCAPE, WHEN CHARGED WITH, ARRESTED FOR OR
CONVICTED OF, ANY CRIME.
  ANY PERSON VIOLATING ANY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
DEEMED GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
deemed repealed December 31, 2020.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16287-01-0

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