senate Bill S1986

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to prostitution offenses; creates the new crimes of unlawful prostitution and sexual exploitation of a child

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to codes
Feb 10, 2009 referred to codes

S1986 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3202
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd generally, Pen L; amd §168-a, Cor L; amd §§60.42, 160.10 & 380.50, CP L; amd §§61, 62 & 64, Civ Rts L; amd §995, Exec L; amd §344.4, Fam Ct Act; amd §10.03, Ment Hyg L; amd §353, Mult Dwell L; amd §§2302 & 2324-a, Pub Health L; amd §715, RPAP L; amd §231, RP L; amd §509-cc, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S116
2013-2014: S559
2015-2016: S112
2017-2018: S4937, S8702

S1986 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prostitution offenses; creates the new crimes of unlawful prostitution and sexual exploitation of a child.

S1986 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1986 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1986

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2009
                               ___________

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, the correction law, the  criminal  proce-
  dure  law,  the  civil rights law, the executive law, the family court
  act, the mental hygiene law, the multiple  dwelling  law,  the  public
  health  law,  the  real property actions and proceedings law, the real
  property law and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prostitu-
  tion offenses and creating the crime of sexual exploitation of a child

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 230.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 169
of the laws of 1969, is amended to read as follows:
S 230.00 [Prostitution] CRIMINAL PROSTITUTION.
  A person is guilty of  CRIMINAL  prostitution  when,  BEING  SEVENTEEN
YEARS  OLD OR MORE, such person engages or agrees or offers to engage in
sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee.
  [Prostitution] CRIMINAL PROSTITUTION is a class B Misdemeanor.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 230.01  to  read
as follows:
S 230.01 UNLAWFUL PROSTITUTION.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF  UNLAWFUL PROSTITUTION WHEN, BEING LESS THAN
SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD, SUCH PERSON ENGAGES OR AGREES OR OFFERS  TO  ENGAGE
IN SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH ANOTHER PERSON IN RETURN FOR A FEE.
  UNLAWFUL  PROSTITUTION  IS  A  VIOLATION,  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY
PERSON WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF  A  CRIME  DEFINED  IN  THIS
ARTICLE  OR  SECTION  240.37  OF  THIS PART SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS B
MISDEMEANOR.
  S 3. Sections 230.05 and 230.06 of the penal law, as added by  chapter
627 of the laws of 1978, are amended to read as follows:
S 230.05 Patronizing a prostitute in the second degree.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05578-01-9

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