STATE OF NEW YORK
June 5, 2020
Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Fall,
Cusick, Darling) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
-- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to imposing increased fines
on certain individuals who commit riot in the first degree during a
state disaster emergency
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 80.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
2 subdivision 8 to read as follows:
3 8. When a defendant is to be sentenced for riot in the first degree as
4 defined in subdivision one of section 240.06 of this chapter, occurring
5 during a state disaster emergency declared pursuant to article two-A of
6 the executive law, and where such defendant has previously been
7 convicted of riot in the first degree as defined in subdivision one of
8 section 240.06 of this chapter two or more times, the amount of the fine
9 specified in paragraph (a) of subdivision one of this section may be
10 increased by up to an additional two thousand dollars.
11 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.