Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 03, 2023||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S5429
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-S5429 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S5429 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5429 SPONSOR: MATTERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crimes of criminal trespass on a school bus in the first and second degrees SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Penal Law by adding a new section 140.18 establish- ing the crime of criminal trepass on a school bus in the second degree (class A misdeanor). Section 2 amends the Penal Law by adding a new section 140.19 establish- ing the crime of criminal trespass on a school bus in the the first degree (class C felony). Section 3 sets forth the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
2023-S5429 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5429 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 3, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MATTERA -- 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 establishing the crimes of criminal trespass on a school bus in the first and second degrees THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections 140.18 and 140.19 to read as follows: § 140.18 CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON A SCHOOL BUS IN THE SECOND DEGREE. 1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON A SCHOOL BUS IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE: (A) WILLFULLY DEMOLISHES, DESTROYS, DEFACES, INJURES, BURNS OR DAMAGES ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL BUS. (B) ENTERS A PUBLIC SCHOOL BUS WHILE THE DOOR IS OPEN WITHOUT PERMIS- SION OR INVITATION TO LOAD OR UNLOAD STUDENTS, WHILE AT A RAILROAD GRADE CROSSING, OR AFTER BEING FORBIDDEN FROM DOING SO BY THE AUTHORIZED SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IN CHARGE OF THE BUS, OR UPON DEMAND OF A PRINCIPAL OF A SCHOOL TO WHICH THE BUS IS ASSIGNED OR OTHER DULY AUTHORIZED SCHOOL SYSTEM OFFICIAL. (C) AS AN OCCUPANT OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL BUS, REFUSES TO LEAVE THE BUS ON DEMAND OF THE AUTHORIZED SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IN CHARGE OF THE BUS, OR UPON DEMAND OF A PRINCIPAL OF A SCHOOL TO WHICH THE BUS IS ASSIGNED OR OTHER DULY AUTHORIZED SCHOOL SYSTEM OFFICIAL. (D) WILLFULLY STOPS, IMPEDES, DELAYS, OR DETAINS ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL BUS BEING OPERATED FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL PURPOSES. 2. PARAGRAPHS (B), (C), AND (D) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO A CHILD WHO IS LESS THAN SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR TO AUTHORIZED SCHOOL PERSONNEL WHO ARE BOARDING THE SCHOOL BUS AS PART OF THEIR JOB ASSIGNMENT. CRIMINAL TRESPASS ON A SCHOOL BUS IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09113-01-3
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