assembly Bill A4679

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the crimes of spoofing a police agency telephone number in the first and second degrees as a class E felony and a class A misdemeanor

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Feb 04, 2021 referred to codes

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A4679 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S388
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§190.90 & 190.95, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6920

A4679 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crimes of spoofing a police agency telephone number in the first and second degrees as a class E felony and a class A misdemeanor.

A4679 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4679
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SILLITTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crimes of
   spoofing  a  police  agency  telephone  number in the first and second
   degrees
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 190.90 to
 read as follows:
 § 190.90 SPOOFING A POLICE AGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF SPOOFING A POLICE AGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER IN THE
 SECOND DEGREE WHEN, WITH INTENT TO DEFRAUD ANOTHER PERSON OR TO  HARASS,
 ANNOY,  THREATEN,  OR ALARM ANOTHER PERSON, HE OR SHE PLACES A TELEPHONE
 CALL WHEREBY THE ID DISPLAY OF THE PERSON RECEIVING THE CALL DISPLAYS  A
 PHONE  NUMBER OF A POLICE AGENCY OF THIS STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVI-
 SION OF THIS STATE OR DISPLAYS ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT WOULD INDICATE
 THAT SUCH PHONE CALL WAS PLACED BY A POLICE AGENCY OF THIS STATE OR  ANY
 POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THIS STATE.
   SPOOFING  A  POLICE  AGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A
 CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
   § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 190.95  to  read
 as follows:
 § 190.95 SPOOFING A POLICE AGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF SPOOFING A POLICE AGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER IN THE
 FIRST DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE COMMITS THE CRIME OF SPOOFING A POLICE AGEN-
 CY  TELEPHONE  NUMBER IN THE SECOND DEGREE AND HE OR SHE HAS BEEN PREVI-
 OUSLY CONVICTED WITHIN THE LAST TEN YEARS OF SPOOFING  A  POLICE  AGENCY
 TELEPHONE  NUMBER IN THE SECOND DEGREE OR SPOOFING A POLICE AGENCY TELE-
 PHONE NUMBER IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
   SPOOFING A POLICE AGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER IN THE  FIRST  DEGREE  IS  A
 CLASS E FELONY.
   §  3.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.