|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 04, 2022||defeated in women's issues|
|Mar 14, 2022||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to women's issues|
|Jan 19, 2021||referred to women's issues|
senate Bill S2129
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Women's Issues Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2129 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2129 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2129 SPONSOR: JORDAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of assault on a pregnant individual PURPOSE: To establish the crime of assault on a pregnant individual. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one states the title of the Liv Act. Section two adds new section 120.09 to the penal code. It provides that a person who knowingly or intentionally causes injury to pregnant indi- vidual shall be guilty of assault. Exempts pregnant individuals, appli- cable medical providers and other individuals as required by law.
S2129 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2129 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 19, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. JORDAN, HELMING, AKSHAR, BOYLE, GALLIVAN, GRIFFO, O'MARA, ORTT, SERINO, TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Women's Issues AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of assault on a pregnant individual THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Liv Act." § 2. The penal law is amended by adding new section 120.05-a to read as follows: § 120.05-A ASSAULT ON A PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF ASSAULT ON A PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL WHEN HE OR SHE INTENTIONALLY OR KNOWINGLY CAUSES INJURY TO AN INDIVIDUAL HE OR SHE KNOWS OR HAS REASON TO KNOW IS PREGNANT. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "INJURY" INCLUDES BODILY INJURY THAT RESULTS IN THE TERMINATION OF A PREGNANCY. 2. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ACTS COMMITTED BY: A. A PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL OR ANY PERSON PROVIDING TREATMENT RELATING TO AN ABORTION FOR WHICH THE CONSENT OF THE PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL, OR A PERSON AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO ACT ON BEHALF OF THE PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL, HAS BEEN OBTAINED OR FOR WHICH SUCH CONSENT IS IMPLIED BY LAW; OR B. ANY PERSON PROVIDING ANY MEDICAL TREATMENT OF A PREGNANT INDIVID- UAL. 3. THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND APPLIED CONSISTENT WITH ARTICLE TWENTY-FIVE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW AND APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING HEALTH PROCEDURES. ASSAULT ON A PREGNANT INDIVIDUAL IS A CLASS D FELONY. § 3. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 70.02 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 134 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01535-01-1
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