Division of Criminal Justice Services

Current Summary of Changes to the Coded Law File

Law File Changes – December 2010

Note: Laws added to the file since the last posting on November 10, 2010 begin with relative address/law ordinal 8114. 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. 


S 2257:  Expands when a person is guilty of criminal trespass in the second degree.  Establishes a person is guilty of criminal trespass in the second degree when he or she, being required to maintain registration as a sex offender, enters or remains in a school knowing that the victim of his or her offense attends or formerly attended such school.

S 4647-B: Enacts the "Ambrose-Searles move over act" which requires every operator of a motor vehicle to exercise due care to avoid colliding with an authorized emergency vehicle which is parked, stopped or standing on the shoulder or any portion of a highway; sets forth standard of due care.

S 5537-A:  Clarifies provisions of the penal law describing when a person is guilty of loitering by removing subdivisions that have been declared unconstitutional.

S 7897:  An ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law in relation to vehicles passing bicycles on roadways.

S 8175:  An ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to larceny of religious property.

Law File Changes:

Corrected misspelling in the word ‘Menacing’ in the Full_Law_Description and the Expanded_Law_Literal fields on Ordinals 6129 & 6130

Entered New Ordinals: 8114-8132

Repealed Ordinals: 2124, 2655, 7914, 7915, 7916, 7917, 7918, 7919, 7920, 7921

Modified the Repeal_Date on Ordinals: 5187, 6981

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