S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- 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 establishing the crime of
patronizing a prostitute in a school zone and including daycare facil-
ities within the definition of a school zone
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 230.06-a
to read as follows:
S 230.06-A PATRONIZING A PROSTITUTE IN A SCHOOL ZONE.
A PERSON IS GUILTY OF PATRONIZING A PROSTITUTE IN A SCHOOL ZONE WHEN
SUCH PERSON PATRONIZES A PROSTITUTE IN A SCHOOL ZONE AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 230.03 OF THIS ARTICLE.
PATRONIZING A PROSTITUTE IN A SCHOOL ZONE IS A CLASS D FELONY.
S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 230.03 of the penal law, as added by
chapter 191 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
2. For the purposes of this section and section 230.19 of this arti-
cle, "school zone" means (a) in or on or within any building, structure,
athletic playing field, playground or land contained within the real
property boundary line of a public or private elementary, parochial,
intermediate, junior high, vocational, or high school, OR DAYCARE FACIL-
ITY, or (b) any public sidewalk, street, parking lot, park, playground
or private land, located immediately adjacent to the boundary line of
such school OR FACILITY.
S 3. 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.