Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 03, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Mar 08, 2023||
notice of committee consideration - requested
|Jan 19, 2023||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S2179
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S2179 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S2179 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2179 SPONSOR: O'MARA TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To amend the Arson statute to include individuals who illegally manufac- ture a controlled substance that results in an explosion or fire damage to a building or person. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. amends subdivision 2 of section 150.20 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 950 of the laws of 1984 Section 2. adds a new section defining a person as guilty of arson in the first degree, who while manufacturing or attempting to manufacture a
2023-S2179 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2179 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 19, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- 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 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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