Bill Text: NY A01945 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Enacts "Ildefonso Romero's law" to establish the felony offenses of aggravated assault for the causation of serious physical injury to or death of, as the case may be, of any person, with intent to cause physical injury to such person or a third person.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2018-04-30 - enacting clause stricken [A01945 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A01945-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 17, 2017
          NO  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. BARCLAY, ENGLEBRIGHT, MAGEE,
          McDONOUGH, McKEVITT, PALUMBO -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
          tee on Codes
        AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the felony
          offense of aggravated assault
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
     2  "Ildefonso Romero's law".
     3    § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 120.00-a to read
     4  as follows:
     5  § 120.00-a Aggravated assault.
     6    A person is guilty of aggravated assault when:
     7    1. With intent to cause physical injury to another person, he  or  she
     8  causes  serious  physical  injury  or death to such person or to a third
     9  person; or
    10    2. He or she recklessly causes serious physical  injury  or  death  to
    11  another person; or
    12    3.  With criminal negligence, he or she causes serious physical injury
    13  or death to another person by means of a deadly weapon  or  a  dangerous
    14  instrument.
    15    Aggravated assault is a class E felony.
    16    § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    17  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.