senate Bill S128

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Designates promoting prostitution in the first degree, compelling prostitution and sex trafficking as class B violent felonies

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S128 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2635
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง70.02, 230.30 & 230.32, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5919, A8990

S128 - Summary

Designates promoting prostitution in the first degree, compelling prostitution and sex trafficking as class B violent felonies; defines the class B felony of promoting prostitution in the first degree to be the advancing or profiting from the prostitution of a person under 16 years of age.

S128 - Sponsor Memo

S128 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   128

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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  designating  promoting
  prostitution  in  the  first  degree,  compelling prostitution and sex
  trafficking as class B violent felony offenses and the prostitution of
  minors

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 1 of section 70.02 of the
penal law, as amended by chapter 320 of the laws of 2006, is 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;
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, PROMOTING PROSTITUTION IN THE FIRST DEGREE AS DEFINED IN
SECTION 230.32, COMPELLING PROSTITUTION AS DEFINED  IN  SECTION  230.33,
SEX TRAFFICKING AS DEFINED IN SECTION 230.34, incest in the first degree
as  defined  in  section  255.27, criminal possession of a weapon in the
first degree as defined in section 265.04, criminal use of a firearm  in

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

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