senate Bill S2480

Relates to imprisonment for a sex crime against a minor less than 17 years of age

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  • 21 / Jan / 2011
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO CODES

Summary

Relates to sentences of imprisonment for sex crimes against a minor less than 17 years of age.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2905
Versions:
S2480
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §70.11, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2009-2010: S1685, A3308, A9357
2007-2008: A266

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BILL NUMBER:S2480

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the penal law, in relation to imprisonment for a sex crime
against a minor less than 17 years of age

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one of the bill adds a new §70.11 to the Penal Law requiring
that a defendant convicted of a sex crime under article 130 of the
Penal Law against a minor less than seventeen years of age shall
impose a sentence of imprisonment in accordance with the applicable
provisions of law.

JUSTIFICATION:
To insure that sex offenders are assured of a minimum sentence
commensurate with their crime.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2003-04: Senate Codes Cmte./Assembly Codes Cmte.
2005-06: Senate Codes Cmte./Assembly Codes Cmte.
2007-08: Senate Codes Cmte./Assembly Codes Cmte.
2009-10: Reported and Committed to Senate Finance/Rules Cmtes./
Assembly Codes Cmte.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2480

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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  imprisonment  for  a  sex
  crime against a minor less than 17 years of age

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section  70.11  to
read as follows:
S  70.11  SENTENCE  OF  IMPRISONMENT FOR SEX CRIMES AGAINST A MINOR LESS
           THAN SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE WHEN A PERSON  HAS
BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS CHAP-
TER  AGAINST  A  MINOR  LESS THAN SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE THE COURT SHALL
IMPOSE  A  SENTENCE  OF  IMPRISONMENT  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH   APPLICABLE
PROVISIONS OF LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07718-01-1

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