senate Bill S5518A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to female genital mutilation

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1331
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1456
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 06, 2013 print number 5518a
amend and recommit to codes
May 16, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Jun 11, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S5518A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 18, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5518A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5518 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7320A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130.85, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7320

S5518 - Summary

Provides a person is guilty of female genital mutilation when a person removes or causes the removal of a person less than 18 years old from the state for the purpose of circumcising, excising or infibulating female genitalia.

S5518 - Sponsor Memo

S5518 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5518

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 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 female genital mutilation

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 130.85 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 618 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  1. A person is guilty of female genital mutilation when:
  (a) a person knowingly circumcises, excises, or infibulates the  whole
or  any  part of the labia majora or labia minora or clitoris of another
person who has not reached eighteen years of age; [or]
  (b) being a parent, guardian or other person legally  responsible  and
charged  with  the  care  or custody of a child less than eighteen years
old, he or she knowingly consents to the circumcision, excision or infi-
bulation of whole or part of such child's labia majora or  labia  minora
or clitoris[.]; OR
  (C)  A  PERSON KNOWINGLY REMOVES OR CAUSES OR PERMITS THE REMOVAL OF A
PERSON LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD FROM THIS STATE FOR THE  PURPOSE  OF
CIRCUMCISING,  EXCISING,  OR  INFIBULATING, THE WHOLE OR ANY PART OF THE
LABIA MAJORA OR LABIA MINORA OR CLITORIS OF SUCH PERSON.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10596-01-3

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S5518A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7320A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130.85, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7320

S5518A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a person is guilty of female genital mutilation when a person removes or causes the removal of a person less than 18 years old from the state for the purpose of circumcising, excising or infibulating female genitalia.

S5518A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5518A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5518--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to female genital mutilation

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 130.85 of the penal law, as  added
by chapter 618 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  1. A person is guilty of female genital mutilation when:
  (a)  a person knowingly circumcises, excises, or infibulates the whole
or any part of the labia majora or labia minora or clitoris  of  another
person who has not reached eighteen years of age; [or]
  (b)  being  a parent, guardian or other person legally responsible and
charged with the care or custody of a child  less  than  eighteen  years
old, he or she knowingly consents to the circumcision, excision or infi-
bulation  of  whole or part of such child's labia majora or labia minora
or clitoris[.]; OR
  (C) A PERSON KNOWINGLY REMOVES OR CAUSES THE REMOVAL OF A PERSON  LESS
THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD FROM THIS STATE FOR THE PURPOSE OF CIRCUMCISING,
EXCISING,  OR INFIBULATING, THE WHOLE OR ANY PART OF THE LABIA MAJORA OR
LABIA MINORA OR CLITORIS OF SUCH PERSON.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10596-03-3

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