|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 10, 2010||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 09, 2010||2nd report cal.|
|Jun 08, 2010||1st report cal.842|
|Apr 30, 2010||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Mar 03, 2010||referred to codes|
senate Bill S6980
Archive: Last Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6980 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6980 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6980 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the crime of criminal street gang recruitment of a minor PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To create the crime of criminal street gang recruitment of a minor. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1. Section 460.10 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 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 activity. Section 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 460.65. 460.65 Criminal street gang recruitment of a minor. A person 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.
S6980 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6980 I N S E N A T E March 3, 2010 ___________ 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, 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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