senate Bill S14

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Defines "criminal street gang" and prohibits criminal street gang recruitment of a minor

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S14 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §460.10, add §460.65, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S505
2009-2010: S6980

S14 - Summary

Defines "criminal street gang" and prohibits criminal street gang recruitment of a minor.

S14 - Sponsor Memo

S14 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   14

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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  the  crime  of  criminal
  street gang recruitment of a minor

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

  Section 1. Section 460.10 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. "CRIMINAL STREET GANG" MEANS ANY ONGOING ORGANIZATION, ASSOCIATION,
OR GROUP OF THREE OR MORE PERSONS, WHETHER FORMAL OR INFORMAL, HAVING AS
ONE  OF  ITS  PRIMARY  ACTIVITIES THE COMMISSION OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL
ACTS, WHICH HAS AN IDENTIFIABLE NAME OR IDENTIFYING SIGN OR SYMBOL,  AND
WHOSE  MEMBERS INDIVIDUALLY OR COLLECTIVELY ENGAGE IN OR HAVE ENGAGED IN
CRIMINAL STREET GANG ACTIVITY.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 460.65  to  read
as follows:
S 460.65 CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR WHEN
HE  OR SHE COERCES, SOLICITS, RECRUITS OR INDUCES A PERSON UNDER SIXTEEN
YEARS OF AGE TO JOIN OR REMAIN A MEMBER OF A CRIMINAL  STREET  GANG,  OR
CONSPIRES TO DO SO.
  CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR IS A CLASS C 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.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00929-01-3

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