senate Bill S2620

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the offenses of promoting and possessing a sex offense against a child

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 23, 2013 referred to codes

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S2620 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§70.02 & 263.00, add §§263.35 & 263.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S746B
2009-2010: S3411

S2620 - Summary

Establishes the class B felony of promoting a sex offense against a child for producing, directing or promoting any visual or audio representation of the commission of a sex offense against a person under the age of 16 years; establishes the class C felony of possessing a sex offense against a child for knowingly possessing any such representation; designates both such felonies as violent felony offenses.

S2620 - Sponsor Memo

S2620 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2620

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, AVELLA, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, GOLD-
  EN,  LANZA,  LARKIN,  MAZIARZ,  O'MARA,  RANZENHOFER -- 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 offenses
  of promoting and possessing a sex offense against a child

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 1 of section 70.02 of
the  penal  law,  paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 320 of the laws of
2006 and paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Class  B  violent felony offenses: an attempt to commit the class
A-I felonies of murder in  the  second  degree  as  defined  in  section
125.25, kidnapping in the first degree as defined in section 135.25, and
arson  in the first degree as defined in section 150.20; manslaughter in
the first degree as defined in section 125.20,  aggravated  manslaughter
in  the  first  degree  as  defined in section 125.22, rape in the first
degree as defined in section 130.35, criminal sexual act  in  the  first
degree  as  defined  in  section  130.50, aggravated sexual abuse in the
first degree as defined in section  130.70,  course  of  sexual  conduct
against  a  child  in  the  first  degree  as defined in section 130.75;
assault in the first degree as defined in section 120.10, kidnapping  in
the  second  degree  as defined in section 135.20, burglary in the first
degree as defined in section 140.30,  arson  in  the  second  degree  as
defined  in  section  150.15,  robbery in the first degree as defined in
section 160.15, PROMOTING A SEX OFFENSE AGAINST A CHILD  AS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION 263.35, incest in the first degree as defined in section 255.27,
criminal  possession  of  a  weapon  in  the  first degree as defined in
section 265.04, criminal use of a firearm in the first degree as defined
in section 265.09, criminal sale of a firearm in  the  first  degree  as

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06426-02-3

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