senate Bill S20

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of patronizing a prostitute in a school zone and including daycare facilities within the definitition of a school zone

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1367
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1414
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S20
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 18, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S20
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S20 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A23
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §230.06-a, amd §230.03, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7858

S20 - Bill Texts

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Establishes the crime of patronizing a prostitute in a school zone and includes daycare facilities within the definition of a school zone.

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BILL NUMBER:S20

TITLE OF BILL:
An act to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime
of patronizing a prostitute in a school zone and including daycare
facilities within the definition of a school zone

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
Establishes criminal sanctions for patronizing a prostitute in a
school zone and includes daycare facilities in the definition of a
school zone.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends the Penal Law by adding a new section 230.06-a.
Creates the crime of patronizing a prostitute in a school zone.
Provides that any person guilty of such crime shall be guilty of a
class D felony.

Section 2. Amends subdivision 2 of section 230.03 of the Penal Law.
Adds daycare facilities to the definition of a school zone.

Section 3. Effective Date

EXISTING LAW:
Chapter 191 of the Laws of 2011; Prostitution in a school zone is a
class A misdemeanor and promoting prostitution in a school zone is a
class E felony.

JUSTIFICATION:
This bill strengthens current statute by establishing patronizing a
prostitute in a school zone as a class D felony. Additionally, in
order to protect children who attend daycare, daycare facilities have
been included in the definition of a school zone.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2012: S.7858 - Referred to Rules

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
On the first of November next succeeding the date on which it shall
have become law.

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

                                   20

                       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 establishing the crime  of
  patronizing a prostitute in a school zone and including daycare facil-
  ities within the definition of a school zone

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new  section  230.06-a
to read as follows:
S 230.06-A PATRONIZING A PROSTITUTE IN A SCHOOL ZONE.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF PATRONIZING A PROSTITUTE IN A SCHOOL ZONE WHEN
SUCH PERSON PATRONIZES A PROSTITUTE IN  A  SCHOOL  ZONE  AS  DEFINED  IN
SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 230.03 OF THIS ARTICLE.
  PATRONIZING A PROSTITUTE IN A SCHOOL ZONE IS A CLASS D FELONY.
  S  2.  Subdivision  2  of section 230.03 of the penal law, as added by
chapter 191 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  2. For the purposes of this section and section 230.19 of  this  arti-
cle, "school zone" means (a) in or on or within any building, structure,
athletic  playing  field,  playground  or land contained within the real
property boundary line of a public  or  private  elementary,  parochial,
intermediate, junior high, vocational, or high school, OR DAYCARE FACIL-
ITY,  or  (b) any public sidewalk, street, parking lot, park, playground
or private land, located immediately adjacent to the  boundary  line  of
such school OR FACILITY.
  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.
                                                           LBD00987-01-3

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