assembly Bill A2636

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Includes community centers with a religious affiliation in the definition of public place for purposes of offenses against public order

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Jan 19, 2021 referred to codes

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A2636 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§240.00 & 485.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6739
2019-2020: A2491

A2636 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes community centers with a religious affiliation in the definition of public place for purposes of offenses against public order and includes falsely reporting an incident and placing a false bomb or hazardous substance in the definition of specified offense for the purposes of hate crimes.

A2636 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2636
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. LAVINE, GRIFFIN -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the  penal  law,  in  relation  to  including  community
   centers with a religious affiliation in the definition of public place
   for  purposes  of  offenses against public order and including falsely
   reporting an incident and placing a false bomb or hazardous  substance
   in the definition of specified offense for the purpose of hate crimes
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  240.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  167  of  the  laws  of 2017, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. "Public place" means a place to which the public or  a  substantial
 group  of persons has access, and includes, but is not limited to, high-
 ways, transportation facilities, schools, places  of  amusement,  parks,
 playgrounds,  community  centers WITH A RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION, and hall-
 ways, lobbies and other portions of  apartment  houses  and  hotels  not
 constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence.
   §  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 485.05 of the penal law, as amended by
 section 3 of part R of chapter 55 of the laws of  2020,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
   3. A "specified offense" is an offense defined by any of the following
 provisions  of  this  chapter:  section  120.00  (assault  in  the third
 degree); section 120.05 (assault in the second degree);  section  120.10
 (assault in the first degree); section 120.12 (aggravated assault upon a
 person  less  than  eleven  years  old); section 120.13 (menacing in the
 first degree); section 120.14 (menacing in the second  degree);  section
 120.15  (menacing  in the third degree); section 120.20 (reckless endan-
 germent in the second degree); section 120.25 (reckless endangerment  in
 the  first degree); section 121.12 (strangulation in the second degree);
 section 121.13 (strangulation in the first degree); subdivision  one  of
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.