assembly Bill A8270A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Designates public lewdness as public lewdness in the fourth degree and establishes the class E felony of public lewdness in the second degree for multiple offenses

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2014 print number 8270a
Jun 03, 2014 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Nov 20, 2013 referred to codes

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A8270 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3805A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§65.00 & 245.00, add §§245.03, 245.06 & 245.09, Pen L; amd §509-cc, V & T L; amd §168-a, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10370, S7267

A8270 - Summary

Designates public lewdness as public lewdness in the fourth degree and establishes the class A misdemeanor of public lewdness in the third degree and the class E felony of public lewdness in the second degree for committing public lewdness in the third degree after having been previously convicted of such offense within the preceding ten years; establishes the class D felony of public lewdness in the first degree for committing public lewdness in the third degree and such crime is committed at a time or place where a child under the age of 14 is likely to be present; provides for a permanent disqualification from being a school bus driver upon conviction of public lewdness in the first or second degree; and designates public lewdness in the first degree as a sex offense for purposes of sex offender registration.

A8270 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8270

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04787-03-3

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A8270A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3805A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§65.00 & 245.00, add §§245.03, 245.06 & 245.09, Pen L; amd §509-cc, V & T L; amd §168-a, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10370, S7267

A8270A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Designates public lewdness as public lewdness in the fourth degree and establishes the class A misdemeanor of public lewdness in the third degree and the class E felony of public lewdness in the second degree for committing public lewdness in the third degree after having been previously convicted of such offense within the preceding ten years; establishes the class D felony of public lewdness in the first degree for committing public lewdness in the third degree and such crime is committed at a time or place where a child under the age of 14 is likely to be present; provides for a permanent disqualification from being a school bus driver upon conviction of public lewdness in the first or second degree; and designates public lewdness in the first degree as a sex offense for purposes of sex offender registration.

A8270A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8270--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, SKOUFIS, ROSA, ABBATE, JAFFEE, GOLD-
  FEDER, COOK, GALEF, GUNTHER, OTIS, MONTESANO, WALTER,  PALUMBO,  RAIA,
  McKEVITT,  WEINSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, CROUCH,
  DUPREY, HIKIND,  MAGEE,  MAYER,  MOYA,  RIVERA,  SIMANOWITZ,  SWEENEY,
  THIELE  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Codes -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Codes in accordance with Assembly  Rule  3,
  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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 FOURTH 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 FOURTH DEGREE.
  A  person is guilty of public lewdness IN THE FOURTH 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04787-05-4

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