senate Bill S559A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to prostitution offenses; creates the new crimes of unlawful prostitution and sexual exploitation of a child

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Jan 17, 2014 print number 559a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S559 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3174A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally; amd §168-a, Cor L; amd §§60.42, 160.10 & 380.50, CP L; amd §§61, 62 & 64, Civ Rts L; amd §344.4, Fam Ct Act; amd §10.03, Ment Hyg L; amd §353, Mult Dwell L; amd §2324-a, Pub Health L; amd §715, RPAP L; amd §231, RP L; amd §509-cc, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S116A
2009-2010: S1986

S559 - Summary

Relates to prostitution offenses; creates the new crimes of unlawful prostitution and sexual exploitation of a child.

S559 - Sponsor Memo

S559 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   559

                       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, the correction law, the  criminal  proce-
  dure  law,  the  civil  rights  law,  the family court act, the mental
  hygiene law, the multiple dwelling law, the  public  health  law,  the
  real  property  actions and proceedings law, the real property law and
  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prostitution offenses  and
  creating the crime of sexual exploitation of a child

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

  Section 1. Section 230.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  169
of the laws of 1969, is amended to read as follows:
S 230.00 [Prostitution] CRIMINAL PROSTITUTION.
  A  person  is  guilty  of  CRIMINAL prostitution when, BEING SEVENTEEN
YEARS OLD OR MORE, such person engages or agrees or offers to engage  in
sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee.
  [Prostitution] CRIMINAL PROSTITUTION is a class B [Misdemeanor] MISDE-
MEANOR.
  S  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 230.01 to read
as follows:
S 230.01 UNLAWFUL PROSTITUTION.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL  PROSTITUTION  WHEN,  BEING  LESS  THAN
SEVENTEEN  YEARS  OLD, SUCH PERSON ENGAGES OR AGREES OR OFFERS TO ENGAGE
IN SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH ANOTHER PERSON IN RETURN FOR A FEE.
  UNLAWFUL PROSTITUTION IS A  VIOLATION,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  ANY
PERSON  WHO  HAS  PREVIOUSLY  BEEN  CONVICTED OF A CRIME DEFINED IN THIS
ARTICLE OR SECTION 240.37 OF THIS PART SHALL BE  GUILTY  OF  A  CLASS  B
MISDEMEANOR.
  S  3. Sections 230.05 and 230.06 of the penal law, as added by chapter
627 of the laws of 1978, are amended to read as follows:

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

S559A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3174A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally; amd §168-a, Cor L; amd §§60.42, 160.10 & 380.50, CP L; amd §§61, 62 & 64, Civ Rts L; amd §344.4, Fam Ct Act; amd §10.03, Ment Hyg L; amd §353, Mult Dwell L; amd §2324-a, Pub Health L; amd §715, RPAP L; amd §231, RP L; amd §509-cc, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S116A
2009-2010: S1986

S559A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prostitution offenses; creates the new crimes of unlawful prostitution and sexual exploitation of a child.

S559A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S559A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 559--A

                       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  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Codes  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, the correction law, the criminal proce-
  dure law, the civil rights law,  the  family  court  act,  the  mental
  hygiene  law,  the  multiple  dwelling law, the public health law, the
  real property actions and proceedings law, the real property  law  and
  the  vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prostitution offenses and
  creating the crime of sexual exploitation of a child

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

  Section  1. Section 230.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 169
of the laws of 1969, is amended to read as follows:
S 230.00 [Prostitution] CRIMINAL PROSTITUTION.
  A person is guilty of  CRIMINAL  prostitution  when,  BEING  SEVENTEEN
YEARS  OLD OR MORE, such person engages or agrees or offers to engage in
sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee.
  [Prostitution] CRIMINAL PROSTITUTION is a class B [Misdemeanor] MISDE-
MEANOR.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 230.01  to  read
as follows:
S 230.01 UNLAWFUL PROSTITUTION.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF  UNLAWFUL PROSTITUTION WHEN, BEING LESS THAN
SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD, SUCH PERSON ENGAGES OR AGREES OR OFFERS  TO  ENGAGE
IN SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH ANOTHER PERSON IN RETURN FOR A FEE.
  UNLAWFUL  PROSTITUTION  IS  A  VIOLATION,  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY
PERSON WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF  A  CRIME  DEFINED  IN  THIS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00400-02-4

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