Current Summary of Changes to the Coded Law File

Law File Changes - April 23, 2014

Note: Laws added to the file since the last posting on November 7th, 2013 begin with relative address/law ordinal 8306. Be aware, however, that changes/corrections have been made to existing laws. A summary is shown below, but may not be complete. We recommend that you overwrite the existing law file with the new one.

With this new posting (and with the more recent ones), a new file format is available to replace the legacy mainframe flat file. The content, however, is based on our Oracle table as the mainframe law table no longer exists due to the decommissioning of our mainframe.

Legislation:

The 2014 enacted budget, S.6355-D:  added new Penal Law Article 496 - Corrupting the Government, and amended the existing Bribery and Bribe Receiving statutes.

The 2014 enacted budget, S.6358-D:  made the cashing of public assistance checks by an adult establishment a violation.

Article 25 - Arts and Cultural Affairs Law:  regulating the sale of tickets to places of entertainment, was updated to reflect the current state of the law.

Judiciary Law - § 485: Violation of certain proceeding sections a misdemeanor. Except as provided in section four hundred eighty-five-a of this article, any person violating the provisions of section four hundred seventy-eight, four hundred seventy-nine, four hundred eighty, four hundred eighty-one, four hundred eighty-two, four hundred eighty-three or four hundred eighty-four of this article, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Chapter 174 of the Laws of 2013 - Penal Law §§225.55, 225.60, 225.65, 225.70, 225.75, 225.80, 225.85, 225.90, 225.95 and 156.40:  “Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development act of 2013.”  The Act added new Penal Law offenses concerning criminal acts related to casino gaming. 

Criminal Procedure Law §§ 570.06, 570.08, 570.12 and 570.14: relates to extradition procedures, to accurately reflect that these sections are not crimes. 

Law File Changes:

Repealed ordinals 3801, 3808 – 3311, 4815 – 4818, 2329 and 2332 (replaced with 8306 – 8314 and 8317 – 8331)
Added new ordinals 8306 – 8314 and 8317 - 8331 per the 2014 enacted budget, S.6355-D

Repealed ordinal 2900 (replaced with new ordinals 8315 – 8316)
Added new ordinals 8315 - 8316 per the 2014 enacted budget, S.6358-D

Repealed ordinals 4139 – 4151 (replaced with new ordinals 8332 – 8356)
Added new ordinals 8332 thru 8356 per Article 25 of the Arts and Cultural Affairs Law

Added new ordinals 8357 thru 8361 per Judiciary Law - §§ 485

Added new ordinals 8362 thru 8396 per Penal Law §§225.55, 225.60, 225.65, 225.70, 225.75, 225.80, 225.85, 225.90, 225.95 and 156.40: “Upstate New York Gaming Economic Development act of 2013”.

Repealed ordinals 664 – 669 (replaced with new ordinals 8397 – 8400)                                                                    
Added new ordinals 8397 thru 8400 per Criminal Procedure Law §§ 570.06, 570.08, 570.12 and 570.14

Note:  a detailed listing of all laws added in this release can be accessed here

Archive of Changes: