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S03637 Summary:

BILL NOS03637
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORORTT
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §125.05, Pen L
 
Designates the definition of person for the purposes of homicide as Mya's law.
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S03637 Actions:

BILL NOS03637
 
01/30/2021REFERRED TO CODES
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S03637 Memo:

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S03637 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3637
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 30, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 the definition of person
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 125.05 of the penal law, the section heading, open-
     2  ing  paragraph and closing paragraph as amended by chapter 1 of the laws
     3  of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
     4  § 125.05 Homicide and related offenses; definition.
     5    The following definition is applicable to this article:
     6    "Person," when referring to the victim of a homicide,  means  a  human
     7  being  who  has been born and is alive. This provision shall be known as
     8  "Mya's law".
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02166-02-1
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