|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 04, 2022||reported and committed to finance|
|Mar 17, 2022||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 31, 2022||referred to codes|
senate Bill S8181
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
The line of duty death of Assistant Chief Billy Steinberg was completely preventable. We must pass Billy’s Law to keep arsonists in jail.
S8181 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8181 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8181 SPONSOR: MARTUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to securing orders for principals charged with arson felony offenses PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To add felony arson in the third degree and the fourth degree to the list of bail eligible offenses SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. This act shall be known as "Billy's Law" Section 2. Adds felony arson in the third and fourth degree to the list of bail eligible offenses Section 3. Adds conforming language to section 530.20 of the CPL
S8181 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8181 I N S E N A T E January 31, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARTUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to securing orders for principals charged with arson felony offenses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Billy's law". § 2. Paragraphs (s) and (t) of subdivision 4 of section 510.10 of the criminal procedure law, as added by section 2 of part UU of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, are amended and a new paragraph (u) is added to read as follows: (s) a felony, where the defendant qualifies for sentencing on such charge as a persistent felony offender pursuant to section 70.10 of the penal law; [or] (t) any felony or class A misdemeanor involving harm to an identifi- able person or property, where such charge arose from conduct occurring while the defendant was released on his or her own recognizance or released under conditions for a separate felony or class A misdemeanor involving harm to an identifiable person or property, provided, however, that the prosecutor must show reasonable cause to believe that the defendant committed the instant crime and any underlying crime. For the purposes of this subparagraph, any of the underlying crimes need not be a qualifying offense as defined in this subdivision[.]; OR (U) ARSON IN THE FOURTH DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 150.05 OR ARSON IN THE THIRD DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 150.10 OF THE PENAL LAW. § 3. Subparagraphs (xix) and (xx) of paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 530.20 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by section 3 of part UU of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, are amended and a new subparagraph (xxi) is added to read as follows: (xix) a felony, where the defendant qualifies for sentencing on such charge as a persistent felony offender pursuant to section 70.10 of the penal law; [or] (xx) any felony or class A misdemeanor involving harm to an identifi- able person or property, where such charge arose from conduct occurring EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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