senate Bill S2300

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for sentence of life without parole for defendants convicted of certain sex offenses against a child or mentally disabled person; repealer

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 15, 2013 referred to codes

S2300 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4976
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§60.06, 70.00, 130.35, 130.50 & 130.75, rpld §§130.30, 130.45 & 130.96, add §§130.36 & 130.51, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4118, A6678

S2300 - Summary

Provides for the imposition of a sentence of life imprisonment without parole for defendants convicted of certain sex offenses against a child or mentally disabled person.

S2300 - Sponsor Memo

S2300 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2300

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  making  certain  sex
  offenses committed against a child or a mentally disabled person class
  A-I  felonies for which a sentence of life imprisonment without parole
  shall be imposed; and to repeal certain provisions of such law  relat-
  ing  to  sex offenses committed against children or the mentally disa-
  bled

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

  Section  1.  Section 60.06 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 482
of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
S 60.06 Authorized disposition; murder in the  first  degree  offenders;
          aggravated  murder  offenders;  certain  murder  in the second
          degree offenders; CERTAIN  SEX  OFFENDERS;  certain  terrorism
          offenders; criminal possession of a chemical weapon or biolog-
          ical  weapon  offenders;  criminal use of a chemical weapon or
          biological weapon offenders.
  When a defendant is convicted of murder in the first degree as defined
in section 125.27 of this chapter, the court shall, in  accordance  with
the provisions of section 400.27 of the criminal procedure law, sentence
the  defendant  to death, to life imprisonment without parole in accord-
ance with subdivision five of section 70.00 of this title, or to a  term
of  imprisonment  for  a  class A-I felony other than a sentence of life
imprisonment without parole, in accordance with subdivisions one through
three of section 70.00 of this title. When  a  person  is  convicted  of
murder  in  the  second degree as defined in subdivision five of section
125.25 of this chapter or of the crime of aggravated murder  as  defined
in  subdivision  one  of section 125.26 of this chapter, the court shall
sentence the defendant to life imprisonment without parole in accordance
with subdivision five of section 70.00 of this title.  WHEN A  DEFENDANT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05466-01-3

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