|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to codes|
|Jan 29, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S3459
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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S3459 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3459 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3459 SPONSOR: ADDABBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to making life imprisonment without parole mandatory for defendants convicted of murder in the first degree and the victim is a police officer PURPOSE: To require a mandatory life sentence without parole for the murder of police officers. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 60.06 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 482 of the laws of 2009, requiring a term of life imprisonment without parole upon the conviction for the crime of murder in the first degree as defined in subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) of subdivision one of section 125.27 of this chapter.
S3459 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3459 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 29, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 making life imprisonment without parole mandatory for defendants convicted of murder in the first degree and the victim is a police officer THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 60.06 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 482 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: § 60.06 Authorized disposition; murder in the first degree offenders; aggravated murder offenders; certain murder in the second degree offenders; certain terrorism offenders; criminal possession of a chemical weapon or biological weapon offen- ders; criminal use of a chemical weapon or biological weapon offenders. When a defendant is convicted of murder in the first degree as defined in section 125.27 of this chapter, the court shall, in accordance with the provisions of section 400.27 of the criminal procedure law, sentence the defendant to death, to life imprisonment without parole in accord- ance with subdivision five of section 70.00 of this title, or, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION 70.00 OF THIS TITLE, to a term of imprisonment for a class A-I felony other than a sentence of life imprisonment without parole, in accordance with subdivisions one through three of section 70.00 of this title. When a person is convicted of murder in the second degree as defined in subdivision five of section 125.25 of this chapter or of the crime of aggravated murder as defined in subdivision one of section 125.26 of this chapter, the court shall sentence the defendant to life imprisonment without parole in accordance with subdivision five of section 70.00 of this title. When a defendant is convicted of the crime of terrorism as defined in section 490.25 of this chapter, and the specified offense the defendant committed is a EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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