senate Bill S2937A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the class E felony of dissemination of false missing child information

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May 31, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2012 2nd report cal.
amended 2937a
May 22, 2012 1st report cal.871
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Feb 03, 2011 referred to codes

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S2937 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5269A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §240.49, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6226, A10125

S2937 - Summary

Establishes the class E felony of dissemination of false missing child information.

S2937 - Sponsor Memo

S2937 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2937

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  dissemination  of  false
  information about a missing child

  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 240.49  to
read as follows:
S 240.49 DISSEMINATION OF FALSE MISSING CHILD INFORMATION.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF DISSEMINATION OF FALSE MISSING CHILD INFORMATION
WHEN,  KNOWING  THE INFORMATION HE OR SHE REPORTED, CONVEYED, CIRCULATED
OR DISSEMINATED IS FALSE OR BASELESS, HE OR SHE STATES  OR  REPORTS,  BY
ANY MEANS, THAT A CHILD IS A MISSING CHILD AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE
OF SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN-E OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  DISSEMINATION OF FALSE MISSING CHILD INFORMATION IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  S 2. 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.
                                                           LBD04609-01-1

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S2937A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5269A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §240.49, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6226, A10125

S2937A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the class E felony of dissemination of false missing child information.

S2937A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2937A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2937--A
    Cal. No. 871

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LANZA, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Codes in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --
  reported  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered  to first report,
  amended on first report,  ordered  to  a  second  report  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of second report

AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to dissemination of false
  information about a missing child

  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 240.49 to
read as follows:
S 240.49 DISSEMINATION OF FALSE MISSING CHILD INFORMATION.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF DISSEMINATION OF FALSE MISSING CHILD INFORMATION
WHEN, KNOWING THE INFORMATION HE OR SHE REPORTED,  CONVEYED,  CIRCULATED
OR  DISSEMINATED  IS  FALSE OR BASELESS, HE OR SHE STATES OR REPORTS, BY
ANY MEANS, THAT A CHILD IS A MISSING CHILD AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE
OF SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN-E OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, AND  AS  A
RESULT  OF SUCH REPORT, CONVEYANCE, CIRCULATION OR DISSEMINATION, PUBLIC
FUNDS WERE EXPENDED TO INVESTIGATE AND/OR LOCATE THE  PURPORTED  MISSING
CHILD.
  DISSEMINATION OF FALSE MISSING CHILD INFORMATION IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  S 2. 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.
                                                           LBD04609-02-2

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