|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 30, 2012||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|May 14, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 09, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|May 08, 2012||1st report cal.713|
|May 02, 2012||referred to codes|
senate Bill S7267
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7267 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§65.00 & 245.00; add §§245.03 & 245.06, Pen L; amd §509-cc, V & T L; amd §168-a, Cor L
S7267 - Summary
Designates public lewdness as public lewdness in the second degree and establishes the class E felony of public lewdness in the first degree for committing public lewdness in the second degree after having been previously convicted of such offense within the preceding ten years; provides for a permanent disqualification from being a school bus driver upon conviction of public lewdness in the first degree; and designates public lewdness in the first degree as a sex offense for purposes of sex offender registration.
S7267 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7267 REVISED 05/07/12 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to public lewdness; to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to designating public lewdness in the first degree as an offense which results in permanent disqualification as a bus driver; and to amend the correction law, in relation to designating public lewdness in the first degree as a sex offense for purposes of the sex offender registration PURPOSE: To create new crimes of Public Lewdness in the first degree, second degree and third degree in order to enhance penalties for persons who repeatedly commit lewd acts, deter such behavior and provide for registration of offenders under SORA who commit such acts repeatedly or against children. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 3 of section 65.00 of the Penal law to rename the lowest level Public Lewdness offense as Public Lewdness in the third degree. Section 2 amends the Penal Law by renaming the current Public Lewdness section as Public Lewdness in the Third Degree.
S7267 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7267 I N S E N A T E May 2, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SALAND, ZELDIN -- 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 public lewdness; to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to designating public lewd- ness in the first degree as an offense which results in permanent disqualification as a bus driver; and to amend the correction law, in relation to designating public lewdness in the first degree as a sex offense for purposes of the sex offender registration THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 3 of section 65.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 568 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: (c) For a class B misdemeanor, the period of probation shall be one year, except the period of probation shall be no less than one year and no more than three years for the class B misdemeanor of public lewdness IN THE THIRD DEGREE as defined in section 245.00 of this chapter; S 2. Section 245.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 748 of the laws of 1968, is amended to read as follows: S 245.00 Public lewdness IN THE THIRD DEGREE. A person is guilty of public lewdness IN THE THIRD DEGREE when he OR SHE intentionally exposes the private or intimate parts of his OR HER body in a lewd manner or commits any other lewd act (a) in a public place, or (b) in private premises under circumstances in which he OR SHE may readily be observed from either a public place or from other private premises, and with intent that he OR SHE be so observed. Public lewdness IN THE THIRD DEGREE is a class B misdemeanor. S 3. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 245.03 to read as follows: S 245.03 PUBLIC LEWDNESS IN THE SECOND DEGREE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF PUBLIC LEWDNESS IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE INTENTIONALLY EXPOSES THE PRIVATE OR INTIMATE PARTS OF HIS OR HER BODY IN A LEWD MANNER OR COMMITS ANY OTHER LEWD ACT (A) IN A PUBLIC PLACE, OR (B) IN A PRIVATE PREMISES UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH HE OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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