assembly Bill A7536B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes the falsification of COVID-19 vaccination records a crime

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Current Bill Status Via S4516 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.260
substituted for a7536b
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by s4516c
Jun 09, 2021 amended on third reading 7536b
Jun 07, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 7536a
Jun 07, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Jun 03, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.260
rules report cal.260
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 13, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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May 26, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S4516B
13
3
committee
13
Aye
3
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A7536 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4516
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§170.10 & 156.25, Pen L

A7536 - Summary

Makes the falsification of COVID-19 vaccination records a crime as part of computer tampering in the third degree which is a class E felony.

A7536 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7536
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to the forgery of immuniza-
   tion records
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 170.10 of the penal law is amended
 and a new subdivision 6 is added to read as follows:
   5. A prescription of a duly licensed physician or other person author-
 ized  to issue the same for any drug or any instrument or device used in
 the taking or  administering  of  drugs  for  which  a  prescription  is
 required by law[.]; OR
   6.  AN  IMMUNIZATION  RECORD  PRODUCED  BY  A  FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL
 GOVERNMENT  HEALTH  ORGANIZATION  INDICATING  THAT  AN  INDIVIDUAL   HAS
 RECEIVED  IMMUNIZATIONS  AS STATED THEREIN, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
 THE COVID-19 VACCINATION RECORD CARD APPROVED BY THE  U.S.  CENTERS  FOR
 DISEASE CONTROL.
   § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 170.15 of the penal law is amended and a
 new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
   2.  Part of an issue of stock, bonds or other instruments representing
 interests in or claims against a corporate or other organization or  its
 property[.]; OR
   3.  FIFTY OR MORE IMMUNIZATION RECORDS PRODUCED BY A FEDERAL, STATE OR
 LOCAL GOVERNMENT HEALTH ORGANIZATION INDICATING THAT AN  INDIVIDUAL  HAS
 RECEIVED  IMMUNIZATIONS  AS STATED THEREIN, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
 THE COVID-19 VACCINATION RECORD CARD APPROVED BY THE  U.S.  CENTERS  FOR
 DISEASE CONTROL.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11314-01-1

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A7536A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4516
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§170.10 & 156.25, Pen L

A7536A - Summary

Makes the falsification of COVID-19 vaccination records a crime as part of computer tampering in the third degree which is a class E felony.

A7536A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7536--A
                                                            R. R. 260
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. DINOWITZ, GALEF, CYMBROWITZ, SILLITTI, ENGLE-
   BRIGHT, ZINERMAN, DAVILA, FAHY, MORINELLO, LAWLER, McDONOUGH  --  read
   once  and  referred to the Committee on Codes -- reported and referred
   to the Committee on Rules -- ordered to a  third  reading,  passed  by
   Assembly  and  delivered to the Senate, recalled from the Senate, vote
   reconsidered, bill amended, ordered reprinted, retaining its place  on
   the special order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to making the falsification
   of COVID-19 vaccination records a crime
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.    Subdivision  1  of  section 170.00 of the penal law, as
 amended by chapter 514 of the laws  of  1986,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   1.  "Written  instrument"  means  any instrument or article, including
 computer data or a  computer  program,  containing  written  or  printed
 matter  or  the  equivalent  thereof,  used for the purpose of reciting,
 embodying, conveying or recording information, or constituting a  symbol
 or evidence of value, right, privilege or identification, which is capa-
 ble  of being used to the advantage or disadvantage of some person.  FOR
 THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE,  A CARD PROVIDED TO A PERSON BY A  VACCINE
 PROVIDER  INDICATING  THE  DATE  A PERSON RECEIVED A VACCINATION AGAINST
 COVID-19, THE TYPE OF VACCINE AND ITS LOT NUMBER, AND BEARING A  GOVERN-
 MENT  LOGO  OR  OTHER  INDICATION  THAT  IT IS CREATED BY A GOVERNMENTAL
 INSTRUMENTALITY, SHALL BE CONSIDERED A WRITTEN INSTRUMENT.
   § 2. Subdivision 4 and the closing paragraph of section 156.25 of  the
 penal law, as amended by chapter 89 of the laws of 1993, are amended and
 a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
   4.  he intentionally alters in any manner or destroys computer data or
 a computer program so as to cause damages in an aggregate amount exceed-
 ing one thousand dollars[.]; OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A7536B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4516
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§170.10 & 156.25, Pen L

A7536B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes the falsification of COVID-19 vaccination records a crime as part of computer tampering in the third degree which is a class E felony.

A7536B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7536--B
                                                            R. R. 260
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. DINOWITZ, GALEF, CYMBROWITZ, SILLITTI, ENGLE-
   BRIGHT, ZINERMAN, DAVILA, FAHY, MORINELLO, LAWLER,  McDONOUGH,  SANTA-
   BARBARA  --  read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Codes --
   reported and referred to the Committee on Rules -- ordered to a  third
   reading, passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate, recalled from
   the  Senate,  vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted,
   retaining its place on the special order of  third  reading  --  again
   amended  on special order of third reading, ordered reprinted, retain-
   ing its place on the special order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to making  the  falsification
   of COVID-19 vaccination records a crime
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.   Subdivision 1 of section 170.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  514  of  the  laws  of 1986, is amended to read as
 follows:
   1. "Written instrument" means any  instrument  or  article,  including
 computer  data  or  a  computer  program,  containing written or printed
 matter or the equivalent thereof, used  for  the  purpose  of  reciting,
 embodying,  conveying or recording information, or constituting a symbol
 or evidence of value, right, privilege or identification, which is capa-
 ble of being used to the advantage or disadvantage of some person.   FOR
 THE  PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE,  A CARD PROVIDED TO A PERSON BY A VACCINE
 PROVIDER INDICATING THE DATE A PERSON  RECEIVED  A  VACCINATION  AGAINST
 COVID-19,  THE TYPE OF VACCINE AND ITS LOT NUMBER, AND BEARING A GOVERN-
 MENT LOGO OR OTHER INDICATION THAT  IT  IS  CREATED  BY  A  GOVERNMENTAL
 INSTRUMENTALITY, SHALL BE CONSIDERED A WRITTEN INSTRUMENT.
   §  2.  Subdivision 4 of section 156.25 of the penal law, as amended by
 chapter 89 of the laws of 1993, is amended and a new  subdivision  5  is
 added to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.