senate Bill S299

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides that an elementary or secondary student shall not have capacity to consent to sexual conduct with a school employee

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to codes
Jan 07, 2009 referred to codes

S299 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A736
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง130.00 & 130.05, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6714, A470
2013-2014: S1358, A1504
2015-2016: S819, A1828
2017-2018: S2582, A1849
2019-2020: S2025, A2043

S299 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a full time elementary or secondary student shall not have capacity to consent to sexual conduct with a school employee at his or her school, including volunteers, when the employee is 18 or older and knows or should reasonably have known that the student was a student at the school, and such employee is not a full time student at such school, nor married to such student.

S299 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S299 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   299

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- 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 providing that an  elemen-
  tary  or  secondary school student shall be incapable of consenting to
  sexual conduct with a school employee

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

  Section  1. Section 130.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14. "SCHOOL EMPLOYEE" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON DEFINED AS  AN  "EMPLOYEE"
OR  "VOLUNTEER"  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE
EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 3 of section  130.05  of  the  penal
law, as amended by chapter 264 of the laws of 2003, is amended and a new
paragraph (i) is added to read as follows:
  (h)  a  client  or  patient and the actor is a health care provider or
mental health care provider charged with rape in  the  third  degree  as
defined  in  section  130.25, criminal sexual act in the third degree as
defined in section 130.40, aggravated sexual abuse in the fourth  degree
as  defined  in section 130.65-a, or sexual abuse in the third degree as
defined in section 130.55, and the act of sexual conduct occurs during a
treatment session, consultation, interview, or examination[.]; OR
  (I) A STUDENT AT AN ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL, AND THE ACTOR:
  (I) IS A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE AT THE SAME SCHOOL SUCH STUDENT ATTENDS, AND
  (II) IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND MORE THAN FOUR YEARS  OLDER
THAN SUCH STUDENT AT THE TIME OF THE ACT, AND
  (III) IS NOT MARRIED TO SUCH STUDENT, AND
  (IV)  KNOWS OR REASONABLY SHOULD KNOW THAT SUCH PERSON IS A STUDENT AT
SUCH SCHOOL, AND
  (V) HE OR SHE IS NOT A STUDENT AT THE SAME SCHOOL.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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