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A05237 Summary:

BILL NOA05237
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORReilly
 
COSPNSRBlankenbush, Palmesano
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add §205.35, Pen L
 
Establishes the crime of aggravated resisting arrest as where a person intentionally prevents or attempts to prevent a police officer or peace officer from effecting an authorized arrest of such person or another person through the use of physical force, where such authorized arrest is for a crime which is a felony.
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A05237 Actions:

BILL NOA05237
 
02/12/2021referred to codes
01/05/2022referred to codes
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A05237 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A5237
 
SPONSOR: Reilly
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to aggravated resisting arrest   PURPOSE: To add aggravated resisting arrest to the penal code as a class D felo- ny.   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Defines aggravated resisting arrest and establishes it as a class, D felony Section 2. Establishes the effective date   JUSTIFICATION: This bill was proposed as a result of the growing crime rate and would add the additional charge of aggravated resisting arrest, punishable as a class D felony, when the subject is already being arrested for a crime classified as a felony."   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: Reintroduction.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: None.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law.
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A05237 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5237
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 12, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. REILLY -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Codes
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal  law, in relation to aggravated resisting
          arrest
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 205.35 to
     2  read as follows:
     3  § 205.35 Aggravated resisting arrest.
     4    A person is guilty of aggravated resisting  arrest  when  such  person
     5  intentionally  prevents or attempts to prevent a police officer or peace
     6  officer from effecting an authorized arrest of such  person  or  another
     7  person  through  the use of physical force, where such authorized arrest
     8  is for a crime which is a felony.
     9    Aggravated resisting arrest is a class D felony.
    10    § 2. 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.
                                                                   LBD08904-01-1
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