S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 5, 2011
Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, BONACIC -- 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 including individuals with
a mental defect as a victim under sexual abuse in the first degree
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 130.65 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2000, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 4 is added to read as follows:
3. When the other person is less than eleven years old[.]; OR
4. WHEN THE OTHER PERSON HAS A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.