senate Bill S8993

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to criminal mischief and damages to municipal property

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 21, 2020 referred to rules

S8993 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§145.05, 145.10 & 145.12, Pen L

S8993 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to criminal mischief and damages to municipal property.

S8993 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8993 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8993
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                            September 21, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 damages to municipal prop-
   erty
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  145.05  of the penal law, as
 amended by chapter 276 of the laws of 2003, is amended and a new  subdi-
 vision 3 is added to read as follows:
   2.  damages  property  of  another  person  in an amount exceeding two
 hundred fifty dollars[.]; OR
   3. DAMAGES PROPERTY OWNED, CONTROLLED, LEASED OR UTILIZED BY A MUNICI-
 PALITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY WHICH RESULTS IN THE  PROPERTY
 TAKEN OUT OF SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC TO REPAIR SUCH DAMAGE.
   § 2. Section 145.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 961 of the
 laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
 § 145.10 Criminal mischief in the second degree.
   A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the second degree when with
 intent  to  damage property of another person, and having no right to do
 so nor any reasonable ground to believe that he OR SHE has  such  right,
 he OR SHE:
   1. damages property of another person in an amount exceeding one thou-
 sand five hundred dollars[.]; OR
   2. DAMAGES PROPERTY OWNED, CONTROLLED, LEASED OR UTILIZED BY A MUNICI-
 PALITY,  TOWN, VILLAGE OR PUBLIC AUTHORITY WHICH RESULTS IN THE PROPERTY
 TAKEN OUT OF SERVICE TO THE PUBLIC TO REPAIR SUCH DAMAGE AND  THE  VALUE
 OF THE DAMAGE EXCEEDS TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS.
   Criminal mischief in the second degree is a class D felony.
   §  3.  Section 145.12 of the penal law, as added by chapter 961 of the
 laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
 § 145.12 Criminal mischief in the first degree.
   A person is guilty of criminal mischief in the first degree when  with
 intent  to  damage property of another person, and having no right to do

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

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