senate Bill S5498

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Includes the throwing, tossing or expelling of saliva at or on an employee of a correctional facility within the crime of aggravated harassment of an employee by an inmate

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Mar 09, 2021 referred to codes

S5498 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.32, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8520
2019-2020: S1883

S5498 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes the throwing, tossing or expelling of saliva at or on an employee of a correctional facility within the crime of aggravated harassment of an employee by an inmate.

S5498 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5498 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5498
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  including  the  throwing,
   tossing  or expelling of saliva at or on an employee of a correctional
   facility within the crime of aggravated harassment of an  employee  by
   an inmate

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The opening paragraph of section 240.32 of the  penal  law,
 as  amended  by  chapter  180 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
 follows:
   An inmate or respondent is  guilty  of  aggravated  harassment  of  an
 employee  by  an  inmate when, with intent to harass, annoy, threaten or
 alarm a person in a facility whom he or she knows or  reasonably  should
 know  to  be  an employee of such facility or the board of parole or the
 office of mental health, or a probation department, bureau or unit or  a
 police  officer,  he or she causes or attempts to cause such employee to
 come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine,  feces,  SALIVA,  or
 the  contents  of  a toilet bowl, by throwing, tossing or expelling such
 fluid or material.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10132-01-1


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