senate Bill S5623

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the crime of promoting prostitution in the fourth degree

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 20, 2011 signed chap.215
Jul 08, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.498
substituted for a8026
Jun 17, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 16, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1345
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 07, 2011 referred to codes

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S5623 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8026
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง230.20, Pen L

S5623 - Summary

Relates to the crime of promoting prostitution in the fourth degree; includes the act of distributing obscene material or material that depicts nudity if such distribution is done with intent to advance or profit from prostitution.

S5623 - Sponsor Memo

S5623 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5623

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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  the  crime  of  promoting
  prostitution in the fourth degree

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

  Section 1.  Section 230.20 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 627
of the laws of 1978, is amended to read as follows:
S 230.20 Promoting prostitution in the fourth degree.
  A person is guilty of promoting prostitution in the fourth degree when
he OR SHE knowingly [advances]:
  1. ADVANCES or profits from prostitution[.]; OR
  2. WITH INTENT TO ADVANCE OR PROFIT FROM PROSTITUTION, DISTRIBUTES  OR
DISSEMINATES  TO  TEN OR MORE PEOPLE IN A PUBLIC PLACE OBSCENE MATERIAL,
AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED BY SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF SECTION  235.00
OF  THIS TITLE, OR MATERIAL THAT DEPICTS NUDITY, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED
BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 245.10 OF THIS PART.
  Promoting prostitution in the fourth degree is a class A misdemeanor.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11821-01-1

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