S06747 Summary:

Amd §120.05, add §240.33, Pen L
Makes the intentional causing of physical injury to a sports official a class D felony of assault in the second degree; creates class B misdemeanor of aggravated harassment of a sports official when a person, with intent to annoy, harass, threaten or alarm a sports official, strikes or expectorates on such official.
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S06747 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                   September 25, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  the  assault  on  sports
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision 14 of section 120.05 of the penal law, as added
     2  by chapter 268 of the laws of 2016, is amended and a new subdivision  15
     3  is added to read as follows:
     4    14. With intent to prevent or obstruct a process server, as defined in
     5  section  eighty-nine-t  of  the  general business law, from performing a
     6  lawful duty pursuant to article three of  the  civil  practice  law  and
     7  rules,  or  intentionally,  as retaliation against such a process server
     8  for the performance of the process  server's  duties  pursuant  to  such
     9  article, including by means of releasing or failing to control an animal
    10  evincing  the  actor's  intent  that  the animal prevent or obstruct the
    11  lawful duty of the process server or as retaliation against the  process
    12  server, he or she causes physical injury to such process server[.]; or
    13    15.  With  intent  to  cause  physical  injury to a sports official as
    14  defined in subdivision three of section 180.35 of this  chapter,  he  or
    15  she  causes  such  injury to such sports official in or on or within any
    16  building, structure, athletic playing field or playground at  which  the
    17  sports  contest  is conducted; including any and all surrounding parking
    18  facilities or areas designated for parking for such sports contests.
    19    § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 240.33  to  read
    20  as follows:
    21  § 240.33 Aggravated harassment of a sports official.
    22    A person is guilty of aggravated harassment of a sports official when,
    23  with  intent  to  harass,  annoy, threaten or alarm a sports official as
    24  defined in subdivision three of section 180.35 of this part, he or she:
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        S. 6747                             2
     1    1. Strikes, shoves, kicks or otherwise subjects such  sports  official
     2  to physical contact, or attempts to threaten to do the same; or
     3    2.    Causes  or  attempts  to cause such sports official to come into
     4  contact with saliva by expelling such fluid at a sports contest.
     5    Aggravated harassment of a sports official is a class B misdemeanor.
     6    § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
     7  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
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