senate Bill S388

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Mar 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 22, 2021 1st report cal.604
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 22, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S388
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 22, 2021

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S388 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4679
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§190.90 & 190.95, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6920

S388 (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.

S388 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S388 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    388
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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