senate Bill S260

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes criminal offenses relating to criminal street gang enterprises and the abatement of premises used for such enterprises

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S260 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 280 ยงยง280.00 - 280.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S300
2009-2010: S2213A

S260 - Summary

Establishes offenses relating to criminal street gang enterprises and the abatement of premises used for the activities of such enterprises.

S260 - Sponsor Memo

S260 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   260

                       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  criminal
  street gang enterprise offenses and the abatement of premises used for
  criminal street gang enterprise activity

  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  article  280  to
read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 280
                          CRIMINAL STREET GANG
                           ENTERPRISE OFFENSES
SECTION 280.00 DEFINITIONS.
        280.05 CRIMINAL STREET GANG ENTERPRISE SOLICITATION, RECRUITMENT
                 OR RETENTION.
        280.10 CRIMINAL STREET GANG ENTERPRISE SOLICITATION, RECRUITMENT
                 OR RETENTION OF MINORS.
        280.15 COERCION  OF  A  MINOR INTO A CRIMINAL STREET GANG ENTER-
                 PRISE CONSPIRACY.
        280.20 CRIMINAL STREET GANG ENTERPRISE LEADERSHIP.
        280.25 ABATEMENT OF  PREMISES  USED  FOR  CRIMINAL  STREET  GANG
                 ENTERPRISE ACTIVITY.
        280.30 PREEMPTION.
S 280.00 DEFINITIONS.
  THE FOLLOWING DEFINITIONS ARE APPLICABLE TO THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "CRIMINAL STREET GANG ENTERPRISE" MEANS A GROUP OF PERSONS SHARING
A COMMON PURPOSE OF ENGAGING  IN  CRIMINAL  CONDUCT,  ASSOCIATED  IN  AN
ASCERTAINABLE  STRUCTURE DISTINCT FROM A PATTERN OF STREET GANG CRIMINAL
ACTIVITY, AND WITH A CONTINUITY OF  EXISTENCE,  STRUCTURE  AND  CRIMINAL
PURPOSE BEYOND THE SCOPE OF INDIVIDUAL CRIMINAL ACTS.

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

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