senate Bill S8988

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to making a murder as the result of a drive by shooting murder in the first degree

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 18, 2020 referred to rules

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S8988 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11076
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §125.27, Pen L

S8988 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes a murder as the result of a drive by shooting, murder in the first degree.

S8988 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8988 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8988
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                            September 18, 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 making  a  murder  as  the
   result of a drive by shooting murder in the first degree
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subparagraph (xiii) of paragraph (a) of  subdivision  1  of
 section  125.27  of the penal law is renumbered (xiv) and a new subpara-
 graph (xiii) is added to read as follows:
   (XIII) THE VICTIM WAS KILLED WHILE THE DEFENDANT WAS IN THE COURSE  OF
 COMMITTING OR ATTEMPTING TO COMMIT A DRIVE BY SHOOTING. UNDER THIS PARA-
 GRAPH,  A  "DRIVE  BY  SHOOTING"  IS  DEFINED AS WHEN A PERSON, WITH THE
 INTENT TO CAUSE THE DEATH OF ANOTHER PERSON, DISCHARGES A FIREARM FROM A
 MOTOR VEHICLE AT ANOTHER PERSON OUTSIDE OF THE MOTOR  VEHICLE.    "MOTOR
 VEHICLE"  SHALL  HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS  DEFINED UNDER SECTION ONE
 HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW; OR
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD17333-03-0


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