|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2014||held for consideration in codes|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Feb 21, 2013||referred to codes|
assembly Bill A5261
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Carmen E. Arroyo
William A. Barclay
A5261 (ACTIVE) - Details
A5261 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5261 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 21, 2013 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. TITONE, CRESPO, SWEENEY, SCHIMEL, GALEF, ENGLE- BRIGHT, ROBERTS, BENEDETTO, TENNEY, CASTRO, ORTIZ, MOYA, MILLER, JAFFEE, HOOPER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, BARCLAY, CERETTO, GIGLIO, MAGEE, McDONOUGH, MILLMAN, PALMESANO, RA, RAIA, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the failure to report the death or disappearance of a child THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Caylee's law". S 2. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections 260.40 and 260.45 to read as follows: S 260.40 FAILURE TO REPORT THE DISAPPEARANCE OF A CHILD. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FAILURE TO REPORT THE DISAPPEARANCE OF A CHILD WHEN BEING THE PARENT, GUARDIAN OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF A CHILD LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND HE OR SHE HAS REASON TO BELIEVE SUCH CHILD IS MISSING, SUCH PERSON FAILS TO PROVIDE NOTICE THEREOF TO A POLICE OFFICER OR A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS SUCH PERSON HAS REASON TO BELIEVE THE CHILD IS MISSING. FAILURE TO REPORT THE DISAPPEARANCE OF A CHILD IS A CLASS E FELONY. S 260.45 FAILURE TO REPORT THE DEATH OF A CHILD. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FAILURE TO REPORT THE DEATH OF A CHILD WHEN BEING THE PARENT, GUARDIAN OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE CARE OR CUSTODY OF A CHILD LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND HE OR SHE HAS REASON TO BELIEVE SUCH CHILD IS DEAD WHILE NOT UNDER THE CARE OF A HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL OR EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL, SUCH PERSON FAILS TO PROVIDE NOTICE THEREOF AS SOON AS REASONABLY POSSIBLE, TO A POLICE OFFICER OR A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. FAILURE TO REPORT THE DEATH OF A CHILD 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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