assembly Bill A4706

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes the theft of a package intentionally taken from the residence of another following delivery of the package to such residence by the postal service or a commercial carrier a felony

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Apr 25, 2022 held for consideration in codes
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Feb 05, 2021 referred to codes

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A4706 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2285
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §155.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8919, S6794

A4706 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes the theft of a package intentionally taken from a porch, driveway, doorway or other area adjacent to the residence of another following delivery of the package to such residence by the postal service or a commercial carrier a felony.

A4706 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4706
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SMITH -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  making  the  theft  of  a
   package  intentionally  taken from a porch, driveway, doorway or other
   area adjacent to the residence of another following  delivery  of  the
   package to such residence by the postal service or a commercial carri-
   er a felony
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 155.30 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
 subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
   5-A.  THE PROPERTY CONSISTS OF A PACKAGE, REGARDLESS OF ITS NATURE AND
 VALUE OF SUCH   PACKAGE, WHICH IS  INTENTIONALLY  TAKEN  FROM  A  PORCH,
 DRIVEWAY,  DOORWAY  OR  OTHER  AREA ADJACENT TO THE RESIDENCE OF ANOTHER
 FOLLOWING DELIVERY OF THE  PACKAGE  TO  SUCH  RESIDENCE  BY  THE  POSTAL
 SERVICE OR A COMMERCIAL CARRIER; OR
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
 ing the date upon which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01562-01-1