senate Bill S4791

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes provisions with respect to sexual assault against a child by a person in a position of trust

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2013 1st report cal.614
Apr 24, 2013 referred to codes

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S4791 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6102
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§70.02 & 130.00, add §§130.97, 130.98 & 130.99, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1541A, A6858
2009-2010: S1481, A3674

S4791 - Summary

Establishes offenses of sexual assault against a child by a person in a position of trust for the subjection of a child to sexual contact by a person in a position of trust; defines "person in position of trust" as a person charged with the duty or responsibility for health, education, welfare or supervision of a child; provides such offenses in the first and second degrees shall be violent felony offenses.

S4791 - Sponsor Memo

S4791 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4791

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SKELOS -- 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 sexual assault  against  a
  child by a person in a position of trust

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (d) of subdivision 1 of section 70.02 of
the penal law, paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013
and paragraph (d) as amended by chapter 7  of  the  laws  of  2007,  are
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  Class  C violent felony offenses: an attempt to commit any of the
class B felonies set forth in paragraph (a) of this subdivision;  aggra-
vated criminally negligent homicide as defined in section 125.11, aggra-
vated  manslaughter  in  the second degree as defined in section 125.21,
aggravated sexual abuse in the  second  degree  as  defined  in  section
130.67,  SEXUAL  ASSAULT  AGAINST  A  CHILD BY A PERSON IN A POSITION OF
TRUST IN THE FIRST DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION  130.97,  assault  on  a
peace  officer,  police  officer,  fireman or emergency medical services
professional as defined in section 120.08, assault on a judge as defined
in section 120.09, gang assault in  the  second  degree  as  defined  in
section  120.06, strangulation in the first degree as defined in section
121.13, burglary in the second degree  as  defined  in  section  140.25,
robbery  in  the  second  degree  as defined in section 160.10, criminal
possession of a weapon in  the  second  degree  as  defined  in  section
265.03,  criminal  use  of  a firearm in the second degree as defined in
section 265.08, criminal sale of a  firearm  in  the  second  degree  as
defined  in section 265.12, criminal sale of a firearm with the aid of a
minor as defined in section 265.14, aggravated criminal possession of  a
weapon as defined in section 265.19, soliciting or providing support for
an  act  of  terrorism in the first degree as defined in section 490.15,
hindering prosecution of terrorism in the second degree  as  defined  in

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09689-01-3

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