senate Bill S6472B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to assaulting or harassing certain employees of a transit agency or authority

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
May 27, 2021 print number 6472b
May 27, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
May 26, 2021 print number 6472a
May 26, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
Apr 30, 2021 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

S6472 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10577
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.05 & 240.30, Pen L

S6472 - Summary

Includes certain acts of assault or harassment by a person against certain employees of a transit agency or authority as a crime of assault in the second degree.

S6472 - Sponsor Memo

S6472 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6472
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. COMRIE, KENNEDY -- 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  assaulting  or  harassing
   certain employees of a transit agency or authority
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 11 of section 120.05 of the penal law, as sepa-
 rately amended by chapters 268 and 281 of the laws of 2016,  is  amended
 to read as follows:
   11.  With  intent to cause physical injury to a train operator, ticket
 inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station
 cleaner [or], terminal cleaner, STATION CUSTOMER ASSISTANT; PERSON WHOSE
 OFFICIAL DUTIES INCLUDE THE  SALE  OR  COLLECTION  OF  TICKETS,  PASSES,
 VOUCHERS,  OR  OTHER  FARE  PAYMENT  MEDIA FOR USE ON A  TRAIN OR BUS; A
 PERSON  WHOSE  OFFICIAL  DUTIES   INCLUDE   THE   MAINTENANCE,   REPAIR,
 INSPECTION,  TROUBLESHOOTING,  TESTING  OR  CLEANING OF A TRANSIT SIGNAL
 SYSTEM, ELEVATED OR UNDERGROUND SUBWAY TRACKS,  TRANSIT  STATION  STRUC-
 TURE,  TRAIN YARD, REVENUE TRAIN IN PASSENGER SERVICE, OR A TRAIN OR BUS
 STATION OR TERMINAL; OR A SUPERVISOR OF SUCH PERSONNEL, employed by  any
 transit agency, authority or company, public or private, whose operation
 is  authorized by New York state or any of its political subdivisions, a
 city marshal, a school crossing guard appointed pursuant to section  two
 hundred  eight-a  of  the  general  municipal law, a traffic enforcement
 officer, traffic enforcement agent, prosecutor as defined in subdivision
 thirty-one of section 1.20 of the  criminal  procedure  law,  sanitation
 enforcement  agent, New York city sanitation worker, public health sani-
 tarian, New  York  city  public  health  sanitarian,  registered  nurse,
 licensed  practical nurse, emergency medical service paramedic, or emer-
 gency medical service technician, he or she causes  physical  injury  to
 such  train  operator,  ticket  inspector,  conductor, signalperson, bus
 operator, station agent, station cleaner [or], terminal cleaner, STATION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6472A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10577
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.05 & 240.30, Pen L

S6472A - Summary

Includes certain acts of assault or harassment by a person against certain employees of a transit agency or authority as a crime of assault in the second degree.

S6472A - Sponsor Memo

S6472A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6472--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. COMRIE, KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes --  commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  assaulting  or  harassing
   certain employees of a transit agency or authority
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 11 of section 120.05 of the penal law, as sepa-
 rately amended by chapters 268 and 281 of the laws of 2016,  is  amended
 to read as follows:
   11.  With  intent to cause physical injury to a train operator, ticket
 inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station
 cleaner [or], terminal cleaner, STATION CUSTOMER ASSISTANT; PERSON WHOSE
 OFFICIAL DUTIES INCLUDE THE  SALE  OR  COLLECTION  OF  TICKETS,  PASSES,
 VOUCHERS,  OR  OTHER  FARE  PAYMENT  MEDIA FOR USE ON A  TRAIN OR BUS; A
 PERSON  WHOSE  OFFICIAL  DUTIES   INCLUDE   THE   MAINTENANCE,   REPAIR,
 INSPECTION,  TROUBLESHOOTING,  TESTING  OR  CLEANING OF A TRANSIT SIGNAL
 SYSTEM, ELEVATED OR UNDERGROUND SUBWAY TRACKS,  TRANSIT  STATION  STRUC-
 TURE,  COMMUTER  RAIL  TRACKS  OR STATIONS, TRAIN YARD, REVENUE TRAIN IN
 PASSENGER SERVICE, OR A TRAIN OR BUS STATION OR TERMINAL; OR A  SUPERVI-
 SOR  OF  SUCH  PERSONNEL,  employed  by any transit agency, authority or
 company, public or private, whose operation is authorized  by  New  York
 state  or  any  of  its political subdivisions, a city marshal, a school
 crossing guard appointed pursuant to section two hundred eight-a of  the
 general  municipal  law, a traffic enforcement officer, traffic enforce-
 ment agent, prosecutor as defined in subdivision thirty-one  of  section
 1.20  of  the  criminal procedure law, sanitation enforcement agent, New
 York city sanitation worker, public health  sanitarian,  New  York  city
 public  health  sanitarian,  registered nurse, licensed practical nurse,
 emergency medical service paramedic, or emergency medical service  tech-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6472B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10577
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.05 & 240.30, Pen L

S6472B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes certain acts of assault or harassment by a person against certain employees of a transit agency or authority as a crime of assault in the second degree.

S6472B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6472B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6472--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. COMRIE, KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes --  commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to assaulting or harassing
   certain employees of a transit agency or authority
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 11 of section 120.05 of the penal law, as sepa-
 rately  amended  by chapters 268 and 281 of the laws of 2016, is amended
 to read as follows:
   11. With intent to cause physical injury to a train  operator,  ticket
 inspector, conductor, signalperson, bus operator, station agent, station
 cleaner [or], terminal cleaner, STATION CUSTOMER ASSISTANT; PERSON WHOSE
 OFFICIAL  DUTIES  INCLUDE  THE  SALE  OR  COLLECTION OF TICKETS, PASSES,
 VOUCHERS, OR OTHER FARE PAYMENT MEDIA FOR USE ON A    TRAIN  OR  BUS;  A
 PERSON   WHOSE   OFFICIAL   DUTIES   INCLUDE  THE  MAINTENANCE,  REPAIR,
 INSPECTION, TROUBLESHOOTING, TESTING OR CLEANING  OF  A  TRANSIT  SIGNAL
 SYSTEM,  ELEVATED  OR  UNDERGROUND SUBWAY TRACKS, TRANSIT STATION STRUC-
 TURE, COMMUTER RAIL TRACKS OR STATIONS, TRAIN  YARD,  REVENUE  TRAIN  IN
 PASSENGER  SERVICE, OR A TRAIN OR BUS STATION OR TERMINAL; OR A SUPERVI-
 SOR OF SUCH PERSONNEL, employed by any transit OR COMMUTER RAIL  agency,
 authority  or  company, public or private, whose operation is authorized
 by New York state or any of its political subdivisions, a city  marshal,
 a  school  crossing  guard  appointed  pursuant  to  section two hundred
 eight-a of the general municipal law,  a  traffic  enforcement  officer,
 traffic  enforcement agent, prosecutor as defined in subdivision thirty-
 one of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law,  sanitation  enforce-
 ment  agent,  New York city sanitation worker, public health sanitarian,
 New York city public health sanitarian, registered nurse, licensed prac-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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