Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2023||
referred to codes
Assembly Bill A5418
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A5418 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A5418 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5418 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 10, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PALMESANO, TAGUE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to including fires caused by the manufacture of a controlled substance within the crime of arson in the first degree THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 150.20 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 950 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: 2. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF ARSON IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN, WHILE MANU- FACTURING, ATTEMPTING TO MANUFACTURE OR ENDEAVORING TO MANUFACTURE A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED TWENTY OF THIS CHAPTER, DESTROYS IN WHOLE OR IN PART, OR CAUSES TO BE BURNED OR DESTROYED, OR AIDS, COUNSELS OR PROCURES THE BURNING OR DESTRUCTION OF ANY BUILDING OR CONTENTS THEREOF, INHABITED OR OCCUPIED BY ONE OR MORE PERSONS, WHETHER SUCH BUILDING OR CONTENTS IS THE PROPERTY OF SUCH PERSON OR ANOTHER, OR WHEN, WHILE MANUFACTURING OR ATTEMPTING TO MANU- FACTURE A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE IN VIOLATION OF ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED TWEN- TY OF THIS CHAPTER, CAUSES A PERSON TO BE BURNED, OR AIDS, COUNSELS OR PROCURES THE BURNING OF A PERSON. 3. As used in this section, "incendiary device" means a breakable container designed to explode or produce uncontained combustion upon impact, containing flammable liquid and having a wick or a similar device capable of being ignited; AND "CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION 220.00 OF THIS CHAPTER. § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05432-01-3
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