senate Bill S2292

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for crime of non-support of a child where a parent voluntarily reduces or terminates employment or fails to seek employment

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.463
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 22, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 21, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 19, 2013 1st report cal.257
Jan 15, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Codes committee Vote

S2292
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 19, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

S2292
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2292 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2328
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง260.05 & 260.06, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5104, A329
2009-2010: A7605

S2292 - Summary

Provides for crime of non-support of a child where a parent voluntarily reduces or terminates employment or fails to seek employment to circumvent the order of child support.

S2292 - Sponsor Memo

S2292 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2292

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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  non-support  of  a  child
  where parent voluntarily reduces or terminates employment

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 260.05 of the penal law, as  added
by chapter 70 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  being  a  parent, guardian or other person obligated to make child
support payments by an order of child support  entered  by  a  court  OR
AGENCY  of  competent  jurisdiction for a child less than eighteen years
old, he or she knowingly fails  or  refuses  without  lawful  excuse  to
provide  support  for  such  child  when  he or she is able to do so, or
becomes unable to do so, when, though employable, he or she  voluntarily
terminates his or her employment, voluntarily reduces his or her earning
capacity, or fails to diligently seek employment.
  S  2.  Paragraph  (b)  of subdivision 1 of section 260.06 of the penal
law, as added by chapter 70 of the laws of 2008, is amended to  read  as
follows:
  (b)  being  a parent, guardian or other person obligated to make child
support payments by an order of child support  entered  by  a  court  OR
AGENCY  of  competent  jurisdiction for a child less than eighteen years
old, he or she KNOWINGLY fails  or  refuses  without  lawful  excuse  to
provide  support  for  such  child  when  he or she is able to do so, OR
BECOMES UNABLE TO DO SO, WHEN, THOUGH EMPLOYABLE, HE OR SHE  VOLUNTARILY
TERMINATES HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT, VOLUNTARILY REDUCES HIS OR HER EARNING
CAPACITY OR FAILS TO DILIGENTLY SEEK EMPLOYMENT; and
  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.
                                                           LBD03205-01-3

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