Bill Text: NY A02144 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to extortion or coercion related to immigration status.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 41-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-14 - advanced to third reading cal.129 [A02144 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A02144-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          2144
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 22, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. SOLAGES, BICHOTTE, SEAWRIGHT, STECK, COOK, ORTIZ,
          LAVINE,  COLTON,  PERRY, SIMON, ARROYO, BARRON, JAFFEE, HYNDMAN, NIOU,
          PICHARDO, DE LA ROSA, D'URSO, DAVILA, DICKENS, BLAKE, WILLIAMS,  JEAN-
          PIERRE, WEPRIN, MOSLEY, VANEL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Codes
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal law, in relation to extortion or coercion
          related to immigration status
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section  135.60  of the penal law, as
     2  amended by section 1 of part NN of chapter 55 of the laws  of  2018,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    4. Accuse some person of a crime or cause criminal charges or deporta-
     5  tion proceedings to be instituted against him or her; or
     6    §  2.  Subparagraph  (iv) of paragraph (e) of subdivision 2 of section
     7  155.05 of the penal law is amended to read as follows:
     8    (iv) Accuse some person of a crime or cause criminal charges or depor-
     9  tation proceedings to be instituted against him or her; or
    10    § 3. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
    11  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05019-01-9
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