senate Bill S7759

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the crime of falsifying COVID-19 vaccination records

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Current Bill Status Via A8700 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2022 signed chap.24
delivered to governor
Jan 26, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.133
substituted for s7759
Jan 26, 2022 substituted by a8700
Jan 18, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.133
Jan 11, 2022 referred to rules

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S7759 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8700
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §156.25, Pen L (as proposed in S.4516-C & A.7536-B)

S7759 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes in the crime of computer tampering in the third degree when someone enters information to falsify COVID-19 vaccination records.

S7759 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7759 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7759
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the  crime  of  falsifying
   COVID-19 vaccination records
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 156.25 of the penal law, as  added
 by  a  chapter  of  the  laws of 2021 amending the penal law relating to
 making the falsification of COVID-19 vaccination  records  a  crime,  as
 proposed  in  legislative  bills  numbers  S.  4516-C  and A. 7536-B, is
 amended to read as follows:
   5. he intentionally ENTERS OR alters in any manner or destroys comput-
 er material indicating that a person did or did not receive  a  vaccina-
 tion against COVID-19.
   §  2.    This  act  shall take effect on the same date and in the same
 manner as a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the penal law  relating
 to  making the falsification of COVID-19 vaccination records a crime, as
 proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 4516-C  and  A.  7536-B,  takes
 effect.
 
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07421-11-2


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