assembly Bill A9971

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Defines "criminal street gang" and prohibits criminal street gang recruitment of a minor

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Feb 22, 2010 referred to codes

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A9971 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6980
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §460.10, add §460.65, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S505
2013-2014: S14
2015-2016: S477
2017-2018: S4898

A9971 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines "criminal street gang" and prohibits criminal street gang recruitment of a minor.

A9971 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A9971 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9971

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 22, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BENJAMIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal law, in relation to the crime of criminal
  street gang recruitment of a minor

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

  Section  1. Section 460.10 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. "CRIMINAL STREET GANG" MEANS ANY ONGOING ORGANIZATION, ASSOCIATION,
OR GROUP OF THREE OR MORE PERSONS, WHETHER FORMAL OR INFORMAL, HAVING AS
ONE OF ITS PRIMARY ACTIVITIES THE COMMISSION OF  ONE  OR  MORE  CRIMINAL
ACTS,  WHICH HAS AN IDENTIFIABLE NAME OR IDENTIFYING SIGN OR SYMBOL, AND
WHOSE MEMBERS INDIVIDUALLY OR COLLECTIVELY ENGAGE IN OR HAVE ENGAGED  IN
CRIMINAL STREET GANG ACTIVITY.
  S  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 460.65 to read
as follows:
S 460.65 CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR WHEN
HE OR SHE COERCES, SOLICITS, RECRUITS OR INDUCES A PERSON UNDER  SIXTEEN
YEARS  OF  AGE  TO JOIN OR REMAIN A MEMBER OF A CRIMINAL STREET GANG, OR
CONSPIRES TO DO SO.
  CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR IS A CLASS C FELONY.
  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.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15185-01-9

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