senate Bill S6024

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the dollar thresholds for the categories of larceny; repealer

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Mar 30, 2021 referred to codes

S6024 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§155.23 & 155.21, amd §§155.25, 155.30, 155.35 & 155.40, rpld §155.43, Pen L

S6024 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the dollar thresholds for the categories of larceny; provides for automatic adjustment of dollar thresholds for larceny offenses; removes carve outs for certain types of property.

S6024 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6024 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6024
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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  increasing  the  dollar
   thresholds  for  the  categories  of  larceny;  and  to repeal certain
   provisions of such law related thereto

   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 155.23 to
 read as follows:
 § 155.23 LARCENY.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF LARCENY WHEN HE STEALS PROPERTY.
   LARCENY IS A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
   § 2. Section 155.25 of the penal law is amended to read as follows:
 § 155.25 Petit larceny.
   A person is guilty of petit larceny when he steals property  WHEN  THE
 VALUE OF THE PROPERTY EXCEEDS ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
   Petit larceny is a class A misdemeanor.
   § 3. Section 155.30 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 515 of the
 laws  of  1986,  subdivision  4 as amended by chapter 556 of the laws of
 1987, subdivision 8 as amended by chapter  450  of  the  laws  of  1990,
 subdivision 9 as amended by chapter 479 of the laws of 2010, subdivision
 10  as added by chapter 491 of the laws of 1992, subdivision 11 as added
 by chapter 394 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
 § 155.30 Grand Larceny in the fourth degree.
   A person is guilty of grand larceny  in  the  fourth  degree  when  he
 steals property and when:
   1. The value of the property exceeds [one] FIVE thousand dollars; or
   2.  The  property  consists  of a public record, writing or instrument
 kept, filed or deposited according to law with or in the keeping of  any
 public office or public servant; or
   3. [The property consists of secret scientific material; or
   4. The property consists of a credit card or debit card; or
   5.]  The  property,  regardless of its nature and value, is taken from
 the person of another; or

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