senate Bill S8923

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the classification of certain crimes relating to assaults on police officers

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Aug 19, 2020 referred to rules

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S8923 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.05, 120.08 & 120.11, Pen L

S8923 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the classification of certain crimes relating to assaults on police officers; increases such classifications by one level.

S8923 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8923 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8923
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 19, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in  relation  to  the  classification  of
   certain crimes relating to assaults on police officers
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The closing paragraph of section 120.05 of the penal law is
 amended to read as follows:
   Assault in the second degree is a class D felony;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
 ASSAULT  IN  THE  SECOND  DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS
 SECTION IS A CLASS C FELONY.
   § 2. The closing paragraph of section 120.08  of  the  penal  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  476  of  the  laws  of 2018, is amended to read as
 follows:
   Assault on a peace officer, police officer, firefighter  or  emergency
 medical services professional is a class [C] B felony.
   §  3.  The  closing  paragraph  of section 120.11 of the penal law, as
 amended by chapter 283 of the laws  of  1993,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   Aggravated assault upon a police officer or a peace officer is a class
 [B] A felony.
   § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16973-01-0


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