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 Sens. KLEIN, BONACIC, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and
ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
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 4 of section 130.65 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 26 of the laws of 2011, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 5 is added to read as follows:
4. When the other person is less than thirteen years old and the actor
is twenty-one years old or older[.]; OR
5. WHEN THE OTHER PERSON HAS A MENTAL DISEASE OR DEFECT.
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.