|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 16, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S6231
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
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S6231 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6231 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6231 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to resisting arrest PURPOSE:. Relates to resisting arrest. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends section 205.30 of the Penal Law to make resisting arrest a class E felony. Section 2. Amends Section 150.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law to add resisting arrest to the list of E felonies and violations which a police officer may arrest someone for instead of issuing an appearance ticket.
S6231 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6231 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to resisting arrest THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The closing paragraph of section 205.30 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 843 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows: Resisting arrest is a class [A misdemeanor] E FELONY. § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 150.20 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by section 1-a of part JJJ of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: (a) Whenever a police officer is authorized pursuant to section 140.10 of this title to arrest a person without a warrant for an offense other than a class A, B, C or D felony or a violation of section 130.25, 130.40, 205.10, 205.17, 205.19, 205.30 or 215.56 of the penal law, he shall, except as set out in paragraph (b) of this subdivision, subject to the provisions of subdivisions three and four of section 150.40 of this title, instead issue to and serve upon such person an appearance ticket. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07017-01-1
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