assembly Bill A6997

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to on duty auxiliary police officers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Apr 19, 2021 referred to codes

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A6997 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S374
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§10.00, 70.02, 120.05 & 120.13, add §§120.08-a, 120.19 & 195.09, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5468, S3920
2017-2018: A5600, S2409
2019-2020: A4304, S5610

A6997 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to an increase in punishment for certain actions against on-duty auxiliary police officers such as criminally negligent homicide, assault or menacing of such officer.

A6997 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6997
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  WEPRIN, BURGOS, BENEDETTO, ABBATE, BARNWELL,
   BRABENEC, BRAUNSTEIN, AUBRY, COLTON, CRUZ,  CUSICK,  DARLING,  DAVILA,
   DE LA ROSA,  DICKENS,  DURSO,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  FERNANDEZ, FRONTUS, FALL,
   GRIFFIN, GUNTHER, GOTTFRIED, HYNDMAN,  JEAN-PIERRE,  NIOU,  PALMESANO,
   PHEFFER AMATO,  PICHARDO,  QUART,  REYES,  J. RIVERA,  PAULIN, SAYEGH,
   SEAWRIGHT, STIRPE, VANEL, WILLIAMS, WALKER,  WALLACE,  STERN,  EICHEN-
   STEIN,  McDONALD,  MONTESANO,  D. ROSENTHAL, OTIS, KIM, LAVINE, RODRI-
   GUEZ, ZEBROWSKI, WOERNER, RA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  COOK,
   CYMBROWITZ,  DINOWITZ,  GALEF,  HAWLEY, HEVESI, NOLAN, PERRY, ROZIC --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to on duty  auxiliary  police
   officers
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 10.00 of the penal law is amended by adding  a  new
 subdivision 22 to read as follows:
   22.  "ON-DUTY AUXILIARY POLICE OFFICER" MEANS A MEMBER OF AN AUXILIARY
 POLICE PROGRAM THAT IS ORGANIZED AND MAINTAINED  BY  A  STATE  OR  LOCAL
 POLICE  DEPARTMENT  WHO  IS ACTING AS AN AUXILIARY POLICE OFFICER AT THE
 TIME OF THE ACT OR OMISSION.
   § 2. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section 70.02  of  the
 penal  law,  paragraph  (b) as amended by chapter 94 of the laws of 2020
 and paragraph (c) as amended by chapter 134 of the  laws  of  2019,  are
 amended to read as follows:
   (b)  Class  C violent felony offenses: an attempt to commit any of the
 class B felonies set forth in paragraph (a) of this subdivision;  aggra-
 vated criminally negligent homicide as defined in section 125.11, aggra-
 vated  manslaughter  in  the second degree as defined in section 125.21,
 aggravated sexual abuse in the  second  degree  as  defined  in  section
 130.67, assault on a peace officer, police officer, firefighter or emer-
 gency  medical  services  professional  as  defined  in  section 120.08,

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