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
April 25, 2013
Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes -- committee
discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
to said committee
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to public lewdness
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 245.03 to
read as follows:
S 245.03 PUBLIC LEWDNESS IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
A PERSON IS GUILTY OF PUBLIC LEWDNESS IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR
SHE COMMITS THE CRIME OF PUBLIC LEWDNESS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION 245.00
OF THIS ARTICLE, AND HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF SUCH CRIME WITHIN
THE PRECEDING THREE YEARS.
PUBLIC LEWDNESS IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
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.