|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 30, 2012||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 23, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 19, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 18, 2012||1st report cal.54|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to codes|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|May 16, 2011||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Apr 11, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 06, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 05, 2011||1st report cal.303|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S152
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S152 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §135.25, Pen L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S152 - Summary
Provides that abducting a person under age of sixteen shall be kidnapping in the first degree.
S152 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S152 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to kidnapping in the first degree PURPOSE: To increase the penalties of kidnapping a child. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 135.25 of the penal law is amended to include the kidnapping of a child under the age of sixteen years. EXISTING LAW: Existing law does not make specific reference to the kidnapping of a child. The current penalties are the same for abduction of an adult as a child. JUSTIFICATION: Five out of every 100 kidnap offenders convicted of kidnapping will be reconvicted for this crime. A previous conviction of kidnapping is a significant risk factor for other serious crimes. Kidnappers are 30 times more likely than males in the general population to be convicted of homicide and 4 times more likely than sex offenders. Therefore, there should be more focus on kidnappers as a potentially dangerous set of offenders.
S152 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 152 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, LARKIN, LIBOUS, SEWARD -- 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 kidnapping in the first degree THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 135.25 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 791 of the laws of 1967, the closing paragraph as amended by chapter 276 of the laws of 1973, is amended to read as follows: S 135.25 Kidnapping in the first degree. A person is guilty of kidnapping in the first degree when he abducts another person and when: 1. His intent is to compel a third person to pay or deliver money or property as ransom, or to engage in other particular conduct, or to refrain from engaging in particular conduct; or 2. He restrains the person abducted for a period of more than twelve hours with intent to: (a) Inflict physical injury upon him or violate or abuse him sexually; or (b) Accomplish or advance the commission of a felony; or (c) Terrorize him or a third person; or (d) Interfere with the performance of a governmental or political function; or 3. The person abducted dies during the abduction or before he is able to return or to be returned to safety. Such death shall be presumed, in a case where such person was less than sixteen years old or an incompe- tent person at the time of the abduction, from evidence that his parents, guardians or other lawful custodians did not see or hear from him following the termination of the abduction and prior to trial and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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