senate Bill S152

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to kidnapping in the first degree

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 30, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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
passed senate
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


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S152 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง135.25, 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

S152 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 5, 2011

  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


  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;
  (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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