Bill S4158-2013

Provides that conviction of assault on a social worker which prevents him or her from performing a lawful duty is a felony

Provides that conviction of assault on a social worker which prevents him or her from performing a lawful duty is a felony.

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Actions

  • Jun 12, 2014: referred to codes
  • Jun 12, 2014: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 12, 2014: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 11, 2014: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1325
  • Jun 11, 2014: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO CODES
  • Jan 8, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jan 8, 2014: died in assembly
  • Jun 13, 2013: referred to codes
  • Jun 13, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 13, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 12, 2013: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1339
  • Jun 12, 2013: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Mar 12, 2013: REFERRED TO CODES

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Rules - Jun 11, 2014
Ayes (21): Skelos, Libous, Bonacic, Carlucci, Farley, Flanagan, Hannon, Larkin, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Seward, Valesky, Little, Stewart-Cousins, Breslin, Dilan, Parker, Perkins, Gianaris
Ayes W/R (1): Krueger
Nays (1): Montgomery
Excused (2): Hassell-Thompson, Espaillat

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4158

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to making conviction of assault of a social worker a felony

PURPOSE: Provides that conviction of assault on a social worker which prevents him or her from performing a lawful duty is a felony

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section one. Section 120.08 of the penal law, as added by chapter 632 of the laws of the 1996, is amended to make the conviction of assault on a social worker which prevents them from performing their lawful duty a felony.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation would make assaulting a social worker a Felony Crime a protection that is already granted to Teachers, Police Officers, and Transit Workers.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011: S.2947 - Referred to Codes / A.4798 Referred to Codes

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Unknown.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4158 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE March 12, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 conviction of assault of a social worker a felony THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 120.08 of the penal law, as added by chapter 632 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows: S 120.08 Assault on a peace officer, police officer, [fireman or] FIRE- FIGHTER, emergency medical services professional OR SOCIAL WORKER. A person is guilty of assault on a peace officer, police officer, [fireman or] FIREFIGHTER, emergency medical services professional OR SOCIAL WORKER when, with intent to prevent a peace officer, police offi- cer, a [fireman] FIREFIGHTER, including a [fireman] FIREFIGHTER acting as a paramedic or emergency medical technician administering first aid in the course of performance of duty as such [fireman] FIREFIGHTER, [or] an emergency medical service paramedic or emergency medical service technician[,] OR SOCIAL WORKER from performing a lawful duty, he OR SHE causes serious physical injury to such peace officer, police officer, [fireman] FIREFIGHTER, paramedic [or], technician OR SOCIAL WORKER. Assault on a peace officer, police officer, [fireman or] FIREFIGHTER, emergency medical services professional OR SOCIAL WORKER is a class C felony. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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