senate Bill S5876A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the offense of forcible touching against a child

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Sep 06, 2011 print number 5876a
amend and recommit to rules
Aug 29, 2011 referred to rules

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S5876 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8558A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §130.51, Pen L

S5876 - Summary

Establishes the class E felony offense of forcible touching against a child who is under 13 years old.

S5876 - Sponsor Memo

S5876 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 5876                                                  A. 8558

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             August 29, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and  referred
  to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the offense
  of forcible touching against a 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 130.51 to
read as follows:
S 130.51 FORCIBLE TOUCHING AGAINST A CHILD.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING  AGAINST  A  CHILD  WHEN  SUCH
PERSON  INTENTIONALLY,  AND  FOR NO LEGITIMATE PURPOSE, FORCIBLY TOUCHES
THE SEXUAL OR OTHER INTIMATE PARTS OF A CHILD FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEGRAD-
ING OR ABUSING SUCH CHILD; OR FOR THE PURPOSE OF GRATIFYING THE  ACTOR'S
SEXUAL  DESIRE,  AND THE VICTIM IS LESS THAN THIRTEEN YEARS OLD. FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "FORCIBLE TOUCHING" INCLUDES SQUEEZING,  GRAB-
BING OR PINCHING.
  FORCIBLE TOUCHING AGAINST A CHILD 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.
                                                           LBD13372-02-1

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S5876A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8558A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §130.51, Pen L

S5876A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the class E felony offense of forcible touching against a child who is under 13 years old.

S5876A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5876A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 5876--A                                            A. 8558--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             August 29, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, AVELLA, PARKER -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Rules -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on  Codes  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the offense
  of forcible touching against a 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 130.51 to
read as follows:
S 130.51 FORCIBLE TOUCHING AGAINST A CHILD.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING  AGAINST  A  CHILD  WHEN  SUCH
PERSON INTENTIONALLY AND FOR NO LEGITIMATE PURPOSE, FORCIBLY TOUCHES:
  1.  THE  SEXUAL  OR OTHER INTIMATE PARTS OF A CHILD FOR THE PURPOSE OF
DEGRADING OR ABUSING SUCH CHILD; OR FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  GRATIFYING  THE
ACTOR'S  SEXUAL  DESIRE, AND THE VICTIM IS LESS THAN THIRTEEN YEARS OLD;
OR
  2. ANY PART OF A CHILD FOR THE PURPOSE OF GRATIFYING THE ACTOR'S SEXU-
AL DESIRE, AND THE VICTIM IS LESS THAN THIRTEEN YEARS OLD.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, FORCIBLE TOUCHING INCLUDES,  BUT  IS
NOT LIMITED TO SQUEEZING, GRABBING OR PINCHING.
  FORCIBLE TOUCHING AGAINST A CHILD 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.
                                                           LBD13372-03-1

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