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 15, 2013
Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- 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 within the
offense of promoting prostitution in the first degree, the prostitu-
tion of a child by a parent, guardian or person charged with the care
and custody of the child
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 230.32 of the penal law, as added by chapter 627 of
the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
S 230.32 Promoting prostitution in the first degree.
A person is guilty of promoting prostitution in the first degree when
1. HE OR SHE knowingly advances or profits from prostitution of a
[person] CHILD less than eleven years old[.]; OR
2. BEING THE PARENT, GUARDIAN OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE
CARE AND CUSTODY OF A CHILD LESS THAN SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD, HE OR SHE
KNOWINGLY ADVANCES OR PROFITS FROM PROSTITUTION OF SUCH CHILD.
Promoting prostitution in the first degree is a class B felony.
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.