senate Bill S644

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Elevates severity of patronizing a prostitute and permitting prostitution, and makes certain provisions of promoting prostitution violent felonies

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
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S644 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6165
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§70.02, 60.05, 230.04, 230.05, 230.06 & 230.40, add §230.45, Pen L; amd §168-a, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1569

S644 - Summary

Makes promoting prostitution in the first degree and certain provisions of promoting prostitution in the second and third degrees violent felony offenses; increases the severity of the penalties for patronizing a prostitute and permitting prostitution; redesignates permitting prostitution as permitting prostitution in the second degree and establishes the class E felony of permitting prostitution when a child under 17 is being prostituted on the premises; designates permitting prostitution in the first degree as a sex offense for purposes of registration under the sex offender registration act.

S644 - Sponsor Memo

S644 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   644

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GOLDEN, LAVALLE -- 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  prostitution,
  patronizing a prostitute and permitting prostitution; and to amend the
  correction  law, in relation to designating permitting prostitution in
  the first degree as a sex offense for the purposes of the sex offender
  registration act

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs  (a),  (b),  (c)  and  (d) of subdivision 1 of
section 70.02 of the penal law, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter  320
of  the laws of 2006, paragraph (b) and (c) as amended by chapter 405 of
the laws of 2010 and paragraph (d) as amended by chapter 7 of  the  laws
of 2007, are amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Class  B  violent felony offenses: an attempt to commit the class
A-I felonies of murder in  the  second  degree  as  defined  in  section
125.25, kidnapping in the first degree as defined in section 135.25, and
arson  in the first degree as defined in section 150.20; manslaughter in
the first degree as defined in section 125.20,  aggravated  manslaughter
in  the  first  degree  as  defined in section 125.22, rape in the first
degree as defined in section 130.35, criminal sexual act  in  the  first
degree  as  defined  in  section  130.50, aggravated sexual abuse in the
first degree as defined in section  130.70,  course  of  sexual  conduct
against  a  child  in  the first degree as defined in section 130.75[;],
PROMOTING PROSTITUTION IN THE FIRST DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 230.32,
assault in the first degree as defined in section 120.10, kidnapping  in
the  second  degree  as defined in section 135.20, burglary in the first
degree as defined in section 140.30,  arson  in  the  second  degree  as
defined  in  section  150.15,  robbery in the first degree as defined in
section 160.15, incest in the first degree as defined in section 255.27,

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

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