Amendments Concerning Larceny:
2010 N.Y. Laws Ch 479
LAWS OF NEW YORK, 2010
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to larceny of religious prop-
Became a law August 30, 2010, with the approval of the Governor.
Passed by a majority vote, three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
bly, do enact as follows:
Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 155.30 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 450 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
9. The property consists of a scroll, religious vestment, a vessel, an
item comprising a display of religious symbols which forms a represen-
tative expression of faith, or other miscellaneous item of property
(a) has a value of at least one hundred dollars; and
(b) is kept for or used in connection with religious worship in any
building [or], structure or upon the curtilage of such building or
structure used as a place of religious worship by a religious corpo-
ration, as incorporated under the religious corporations law or the
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
The Legislature of the STATE OF NEW YORK ss:
Pursuant to the authority vested in us by section 70-b of the Public
Officers Law, we hereby jointly certify that this slip copy of this
session law was printed under our direction and, in accordance with such
section, is entitled to be read into evidence.
MALCOLM A. SMITH
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics is new; matter in brackets [