Bill Text: NY A06898 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to falsely reporting an incident in the first degree; adds a new category for reports or warnings of an alleged or impending occurrence involving a bombing, hostage situation or person armed with a deadly weapon.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-25 - referred to codes [A06898 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A06898-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          6898
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     March 25, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ, MOSLEY, SEAWRIGHT, D'URSO, ARROYO, LAVINE,
          BLAKE,  COOK,  BUCHWALD  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DenDEKKER,
          SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to falsely reporting an inci-
          dent in the first degree
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Section 240.60 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 7 to read as follows:
     3    7. commits the crime of falsely reporting an  incident  in  the  third
     4  degree  as  defined in subdivisions one, two and three of section 240.50
     5  of this article or falsely reporting an incident in the second degree as
     6  defined in subdivisions one and two of section 240.55  of  this  article
     7  and  such crime involves a report or warning of an alleged occurrence or
     8  impending occurrence of a bombing, hostage  situation  or  person  armed
     9  with  a  deadly weapon as defined by subdivision twelve of section 10.00
    10  of this chapter.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    12  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.
                                                                   LBD10916-01-9
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