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S04090 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 3, 2023
        Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing  the  offense
          of official interference with transportation
          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 195.03  to
     2  read as follows:
     3  § 195.03 Official interference with transportation.
     4    A  public  servant is guilty of official interference with transporta-
     5  tion when, with intent to impede, hamper, stall or  otherwise  interfere
     6  with  the  ordinary  progress  of  any  form of transportation on, in or
     7  through the roadways, highways, bridges, railways, waterways or  airways
     8  of the state, he or she:
     9    1.  commits an act constituting an unauthorized exercise of his or her
    10  official functions, knowing that such act is unauthorized; or
    11    2. knowingly refrains from performing an official  duty  imposed  upon
    12  him  or  her,  or is clearly inherent in the nature of his or her public
    13  office.
    14    Official interference with transportation is a class E felony.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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