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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 15, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S2300
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S2300 - Details
S2300 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2300 TITLE OF BILL: 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 relating to sex offenses committed against children or the mentally disabled PURPOSE: Provides for sentence of life without parole for defendants convicted of certain sex offenses against a child or mentally disabled person. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 60.06 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 482 of the laws of 2009. Section two amends subdivision 5 of section 70.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 482 of the laws of 2009. Section three repeals section 130.30 of the penal law. Section four amends section 130.35 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2000.
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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