senate Bill S3208

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to aggravated harassment of a police officer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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Jan 28, 2021 referred to codes

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S3208 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §240.33, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7679
2019-2020: S312

S3208 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of aggravated harassment of a police officer where a person causes or attempts to cause such police officer to come into contact with bottles, rocks, flammable liquids, hazardous or dangerous substances or objects, blood, seminal fluid, urine, feces, saliva or the contents of a toilet bowl, by throwing, tossing, intentionally expectorating or expelling such fluid or material.

S3208 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3208 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3208
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  ORTT,  AKSHAR, BORRELLO, BOYLE, GALLIVAN, GRIFFO,
   HELMING, JORDAN, LANZA, MARTUCCI, MATTERA, OBERACKER, O'MARA, PALUMBO,
   RATH, RITCHIE, SERINO, STEC, TEDISCO, WEIK -- read twice  and  ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to aggravated harassment of a
   police officer
 
   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 240.33  to
 read as follows:
 § 240.33 AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT OF A POLICE OFFICER.
   A  PERSON IS GUILTY OF AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT OF A POLICE OFFICER WHEN,
 WITH INTENT TO HARASS, ANNOY, THREATEN OR ALARM A PERSON WHOM HE OR  SHE
 KNOWS OR REASONABLY SHOULD KNOW TO BE A POLICE OFFICER, HE OR SHE CAUSES
 OR  ATTEMPTS  TO  CAUSE  SUCH  POLICE  OFFICER TO COME INTO CONTACT WITH
 BOTTLES, ROCKS, FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, HAZARDOUS OR DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES  OR
 OBJECTS, BLOOD, SEMINAL FLUID, URINE, FECES, SALIVA OR THE CONTENTS OF A
 TOILET BOWL, BY THROWING, TOSSING, INTENTIONALLY EXPECTORATING OR EXPEL-
 LING SUCH FLUID OR MATERIAL.
   THE  TERM  "POLICE  OFFICER" SHALL MEAN A POLICE OFFICER AS DEFINED IN
 SUBDIVISION THIRTY-FOUR OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
   AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT OF A POLICE OFFICER IS A CLASS D FELONY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05394-02-1


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