assembly Bill A1008

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits possession of certain condoms as evidence

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Jun 06, 2012 ordered to third reading rules cal.42
rules report cal.42
reported
Jun 05, 2012 reported referred to rules
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

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A1008 - Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S323
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add §4519-a, CPLR; add §60.47, CP L; amd §841, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A10893, S1289A

A1008 - Bill Texts

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Provides that possession of a condom may not be received in evidence in any trial, hearing or proceeding as evidence of prostitution, patronizing a prostitute, promoting prostitution, permitting prostitution, maintaining a premises for prostitution, lewdness or assignation, or maintaining a bawdy house.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  1008

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CLARK, KELLNER, PERRY, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.   GOTTFRIED -- read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, the criminal procedure
  law  and  the executive law, in relation to the use in evidence of the
  fact of possession of a condom

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

  Section 1. The civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new
section 4519-a to read as follows:
  S 4519-A. POSSESSION OF CONDOMS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE.  POSSESSION OF
A  CONDOM  MAY  NOT  BE  RECEIVED  IN  EVIDENCE IN ANY TRIAL, HEARING OR
PROCEEDING PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION TWELVE AND ARTICLE TEN
OF THE MULTIPLE DWELLING LAW, SECTIONS  TWELVE-A,  TWENTY-THREE  HUNDRED
TWO  AND  TWENTY-THREE  HUNDRED TWENTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, SECTION
TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW OR SUBDIVISION  FIVE  OF
SECTION  SEVEN  HUNDRED  ELEVEN AND SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF THE
REAL PROPERTY ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS LAW AS EVIDENCE  OF  PROSTITUTION,
PATRONIZING  A  PROSTITUTE, PROMOTING PROSTITUTION, PERMITTING PROSTITU-
TION, MAINTAINING A PREMISES FOR PROSTITUTION, LEWDNESS OR  ASSIGNATION,
OR MAINTAINING A BAWDY HOUSE.
  S  2.  The  criminal  procedure law is amended by adding a new section
60.47 to read as follows:
S 60.47 POSSESSION OF CONDOMS; RECEIPT INTO EVIDENCE.
  EVIDENCE THAT A PERSON WAS IN POSSESSION OF ONE OR  MORE  CONDOMS  MAY
NOT  BE  ADMITTED  AT ANY TRIAL, HEARING OR OTHER PROCEEDING IN A PROSE-
CUTION FOR ANY OFFENSE, OR AN ATTEMPT TO COMMIT ANY OFFENSE, DEFINED  IN
ARTICLE  TWO  HUNDRED  THIRTY OR SECTION 240.37 OF THE PENAL LAW FOR THE
PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING PROBABLE CAUSE FOR  AN  ARREST  OR  PROVING  ANY
PERSON'S COMMISSION OR ATTEMPTED COMMISSION OF SUCH OFFENSE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01401-01-1

A. 1008                             2

  S  3.  Section  841  of  the  executive law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 7-b to read as follows:
  7-B.  TAKE  SUCH  STEPS  AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT ALL POLICE
OFFICERS AND PEACE OFFICERS CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
THIS  SECTION  RECEIVE APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTION REGARDING THE EVIDENTIARY
PROHIBITION SET FORTH IN SECTION 60.47 OF  THE  CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE  LAW
RELATING  TO THE INTRODUCTION OF CONDOMS INTO EVIDENCE IN CERTAIN CRIMI-
NAL PROSECUTIONS;
  S 4. 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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