senate Bill S1096

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the crime of luring or enticing a child on the internet

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

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S1096 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2483
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง260.09, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4995, A1527C

S1096 - Summary

Creates the crime of luring or enticing a child on the internet.

S1096 - Sponsor Memo

S1096 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1096

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER,  KLEIN, PERKINS -- 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  creating  the  crime  of
  criminal luring or enticing of a child on the internet

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 260.09  to
read as follows:
S 260.09 CRIMINAL LURING OR ENTICING OF A CHILD ON THE INTERNET.
  1.  WHENEVER SUCH TERM IS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "CHILD" SHALL MEAN SOMEONE UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS; AND
  (B)  "MISREPRESENTATION"  SHALL MEAN ANY COMMUNICATION BY WORDS OR ANY
OTHER MEANS MADE BY A PERSON, HAVING THE INTENT OF DECEIVING  OR  HAVING
THE  KNOWLEDGE  THAT  SUCH  COMMUNICATION  IS  FALSE, TO A CHILD FOR THE
PURPOSE OF INDUCING AN ACT OR AN OMISSION BY SUCH CHILD; AND
  (C) "PERSON" SHALL MEAN SOMEONE TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER;  OR
SOMEONE UNDER TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE AND AT LEAST FOUR YEARS OLDER THAN
A CHILD.
  2. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL LURING OR ENTICING OF A CHILD ON THE
INTERNET  WHEN  HE  OR SHE INTENTIONALLY OR KNOWINGLY ENGAGES A CHILD IN
CONVERSATION ON THE INTERNET OR SOME OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND  LURES
OR  ATTEMPTS  TO  LURE A CHILD INTO AN AREA AND ENTICES, BY MISREPRESEN-
TATION OF THEIR IDENTITY, AGE, INTENT OR PURPOSE, OR ATTEMPTS TO  ENTICE
SUCH  CHILD  INTO  AN ACTIVITY BY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FALSELY
REQUESTING HELP OR PROMISING A REWARD, WHERE SUCH ACTIVITY OR SUCH  AREA
IS  LIKELY TO LEAD TO AN INJURY TO THE PHYSICAL, MENTAL OR MORAL WELFARE
OF SUCH CHILD.
  3. IT IS NOT AN AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE TO A PROSECUTION FOR  A  VIOLATION
OF THIS SECTION THAT:
  (A)  THE  CHILD  WAS  ACTUALLY  A  LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER POSING AS A
CHILD; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01611-01-1

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