NY S06670 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on August 26 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-04 - PRINT NUMBER 6670A
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]

Summary

Enacts the "Eric Garner anti-chokehold act" and establishes the crime of strangulation in the first degree; disregard of banned employment procedures; provides that a person is guilty of strangulation in the first degree; disregard of banned employment procedures when he or she disregards any procedures banned by his or her employment and commits the crime of criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, and thereby causes serious physical injury or death to another person; makes such offense a class B felony; bans the use of a chokehold.

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Title

Enacts the "Eric Garner anti-chokehold act" and establishes the crime of strangulation in the first degree; disregard of banned employment procedures; provides that a person is guilty of strangulation in the first degree; disregard of banned employment procedures when he or she disregards any procedures banned by his or her employment and commits the crime of criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, and thereby causes serious physical injury or death to another person; makes such offense a class B felony; bans the use of a chokehold.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-10-04SenatePRINT NUMBER 6670A
2019-10-04SenateAMEND AND RECOMMIT TO RULES
2019-08-26SenateREFERRED TO RULES

Same As/Similar To

A06144 (Same As) 2019-10-23 - print number 6144a

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