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
June 18, 2013
Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to assault of a child
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Jay J's law".
S 2. Section 120.12 of the penal law, as added by chapter 477 of the
laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
S 120.12 Aggravated assault upon a person less than eleven years old.
A person is guilty of aggravated assault upon a person less than elev-
en years old when being eighteen years old or more the defendant commits
the crime of assault in the third degree as defined in section 120.00 of
this article upon a person less than eleven years old and has been
previously convicted of such crime upon a person less than eleven years
old within the preceding [three] TEN years.
Aggravated assault upon a person less than eleven years old is a class
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.