senate Bill S5504

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Includes fires caused by the manufacture of a controlled substance within the crime of arson in the first degree

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Mar 09, 2021 referred to codes

S5504 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4965
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §150.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7673
2019-2020: S1595, A6305

S5504 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes fires caused by the manufacture of a controlled substance within the crime of arson in the first degree.

S5504 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5504 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5504
 
                        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 fires caused  by
   the manufacture of a controlled substance within the crime of arson in
   the first degree

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  150.20  of  the  penal  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  950  of  the  laws  of 1984, is amended to read as
 follows:
   2. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF ARSON IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN,  WHILE  MANU-
 FACTURING,  ATTEMPTING  TO  MANUFACTURE  OR ENDEAVORING TO MANUFACTURE A
 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED TWENTY OF  THIS
 CHAPTER,  DESTROYS  IN  WHOLE  OR  IN  PART,  OR  CAUSES TO BE BURNED OR
 DESTROYED, OR AIDS, COUNSELS OR PROCURES THE BURNING OR  DESTRUCTION  OF
 ANY  BUILDING  OR CONTENTS THEREOF, INHABITED OR OCCUPIED BY ONE OR MORE
 PERSONS, WHETHER SUCH BUILDING OR  CONTENTS  IS  THE  PROPERTY  OF  SUCH
 PERSON  OR  ANOTHER, OR WHEN, WHILE MANUFACTURING OR ATTEMPTING TO MANU-
 FACTURE A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED TWEN-
 TY OF THIS CHAPTER, CAUSES A PERSON TO BE BURNED, OR AIDS,  COUNSELS  OR
 PROCURES THE BURNING OF A PERSON.
   3.  As  used  in  this  section, "incendiary device" means a breakable
 container designed to explode or  produce  uncontained  combustion  upon
 impact,  containing  flammable  liquid  and  having  a wick or a similar
 device capable of being ignited; AND "CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE"  SHALL  HAVE
 THE  SAME  MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION 220.00 OF
 THIS CHAPTER.
   § 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.
                                                            LBD08090-01-1

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