Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2023||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S408
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S408 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S408 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S408 SPONSOR: GALLIVAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to making life imprisonment without parole mandatory for defendants convicted of murder in the first degree or second degree and the victim is a police officer, peace offi- cer, first responder or correctional officer PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To ensure justice is served in cases where a first responder is murdered. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Section 60.06 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 482 of the laws of 2009, is amended. Section 2: Subdivision 5 of section 70.00 of the penal law, as amended by section 40-a of part WWW of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017, is
2023-S408 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 408 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, BORRELLO, HELMING, LANZA, ORTT, STEC, TEDISCO, WEIK -- 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 making life imprisonment without parole mandatory for defendants convicted of murder in the first degree or second degree and the victim is a police officer, peace officer, first responder or correctional officer THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 60.06 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 482 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: § 60.06 Authorized disposition; murder in the first degree offenders; aggravated murder offenders; certain murder in the second degree offenders; certain terrorism offenders; criminal possession of a chemical weapon or biological weapon offen- ders; criminal use of a chemical weapon or biological weapon offenders. When a defendant is convicted of murder in the first degree as defined in section 125.27 of this chapter, the court shall, in accordance with the provisions of section 400.27 of the criminal procedure law, sentence the defendant to death, to life imprisonment without parole in accord- ance with subdivision five of section 70.00 of this title, or, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION 70.00 OF THIS TITLE, to a term of imprisonment for a class A-I felony other than a sentence of life imprisonment without parole, in accordance with subdivisions one through three of section 70.00 of this title. When a person is convicted of murder in the second degree as defined in subdivision five of section 125.25 of this chapter or of the crime of aggravated murder as defined in subdivision one of section 125.26 of this chapter, the court shall sentence the defendant to life imprisonment without parole in accordance EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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