senate Bill S619

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child in the first degree

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
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S619 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A260
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §263.09, amd §263.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6328, A760

S619 - Summary

Establishes the crime of promoting an obscene sexual performance by a child in the first degree; definitions.

S619 - Sponsor Memo

S619 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   619

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- 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 promoting an obscene sexu-
  al performance by a child in the first degree

  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 263.09 to
read as follows:
S 263.09 PROMOTING AN OBSCENE SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A CHILD IN THE FIRST
           DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF PROMOTING AN OBSCENE  SEXUAL  PERFORMANCE  BY  A
CHILD IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN, KNOWING THE CHARACTER AND CONTENT THERE-
OF, HE OR SHE PRODUCES OR DIRECTS TEN OR MORE OBSCENE PERFORMANCES, EACH
OF WHICH INCLUDES SEXUAL CONDUCT BY A CHILD LESS THAN SEVENTEEN YEARS OF
AGE.    NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION 263.00 OF THIS ARTI-
CLE, FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, A "PERFORMANCE" SHALL  MEAN  A  PLAY,
MOTION  PICTURE  OR  DANCE,  OR A PHOTOGRAPHIC SESSION AT WHICH MULTIPLE
PHOTOGRAPHS ARE TAKEN.
  PROMOTING AN OBSCENE SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A CHILD IN THE FIRST DEGREE
IS A CLASS C FELONY.
  S 2. Section 263.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1  of  the
laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
S 263.10 Promoting  an  obscene  sexual  performance  by  a child IN THE
           SECOND DEGREE.
  A person is guilty of promoting an obscene  sexual  performance  by  a
child IN THE SECOND DEGREE when, knowing the character and content ther-
eof,  he  produces,  directs  or  promotes any obscene performance which
includes sexual conduct by a child less than seventeen years of age.
  Promoting an obscene sexual performance  by  a  child  IN  THE  SECOND
DEGREE is a class D felony.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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