senate Bill S3409

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the offense of aggravated endangering the welfare of a child

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Feb 01, 2013 referred to codes

S3409 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4219
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง260.12, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4106, A2057
2009-2010: S7832, A11076

S3409 - Summary

Establishes the offense of aggravated endangering the welfare of a child, a class E felony.

S3409 - Sponsor Memo

S3409 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3409

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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  offense
  of aggravated endangering the welfare of a child

  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 section 260.12  to
read as follows:
S 260.12 AGGRAVATED ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF AGGRAVATED ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD
WHEN HE OR SHE IS A PARENT, GUARDIAN OR  OTHER  PERSON  LEGALLY  CHARGED
WITH  THE  CARE OF A CHILD LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE WHO KNOWINGLY
ACTS IN A MANNER LIKELY TO BE INJURIOUS TO THE PHYSICAL, MENTAL OR MORAL
WELFARE OF SUCH CHILD AND:
  1. SUCH PERSON HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF ANY OFFENSE SET  FORTH
IN THIS CHAPTER IN WHICH THE VICTIM WAS A CHILD LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS
OLD; OR
  2.  THE  CONDUCT  OF  SUCH  PERSON  INCLUDES ACTS THAT CAUSE THE CHILD
EXTREME PAIN OR WHICH ARE CARRIED OUT IN AN ESPECIALLY VICIOUS OR SADIS-
TIC MANNER.
  AGGRAVATED ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  S 2. 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.
                                                           LBD07948-01-3

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