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New York Senate Bill 6747

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    Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
    Status: Introduced on September 25 2019 – 25% progression
    Action: 2019-09-25 – REFERRED TO RULES
    Pending: Senate Rules Committee
    Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

    Summary
    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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    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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    Sen. Rich Funke [R]

    New York State Sources
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    Summary https://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=S06747&term=2019&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Text=Y&Committee%26nbspVotes=Y&Floor%26nbspVotes=Y
    Text https://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=S06747&term=2019&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Text=Y&Committee%26nbspVotes=Y&Floor%26nbspVotes=Y#S06747

    TEXT:
    STATE OF NEW YORK
    ________________________________________________________________________

    6747

    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
    officials

    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.
    LBD13753-01-9
    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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