senate Bill S5946A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the crimes of unlawful dissemination of an intimate image in the first and second degrees as a class E felony and class A misdemeanor, respectively

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Jun 11, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.472
Mar 27, 2014 print number 5946a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Oct 04, 2013 referred to rules

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S5946 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8204A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §250.40, add §§250.70 & 250.75, Pen L

S5946 - Summary

Creates the crimes of unlawful dissemination of an intimate image in the first and second degrees as a class E felony and class A misdemeanor, respectively.

S5946 - Sponsor Memo

S5946 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5946

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             October 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  creating  the  crimes  of
  unlawful  dissemination  of  an intimate image in the first and second
  degrees

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

  Section  1.  The  section heading and the opening paragraph of section
250.40 of the penal law, as added by chapter 69 of the laws of 2003, are
amended to read as follows:
  Unlawful surveillance AND DISSEMINATION; definitions.
  The following definitions shall  apply  to  sections  250.45,  250.50,
250.55 [and], 250.60, 250.70 AND 250.75 of this article:
  S  2.  The  penal law is amended by adding two new sections 250.70 and
250.75 to read as follows:
S 250.70 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF  AN  INTIMATE  IMAGE  IN  THE  SECOND
           DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF AN INTIMATE IMAGE IN
THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN, WITH INTENT TO HARASS, ANNOY  OR  ALARM  ANOTHER
PERSON,  HE  OR SHE INTENTIONALLY DISSEMINATES AN IMAGE OR IMAGES OF THE
SEXUAL OR OTHER  INTIMATE  PARTS  OF  ANOTHER  PERSON  WITHOUT  EXPLICIT
CONSENT OF SUCH PERSON TO DISSEMINATE SUCH IMAGE.
  UNLAWFUL  DISSEMINATION OF AN INTIMATE IMAGE IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A
CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
S 250.75 UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION  OF  AN  INTIMATE  IMAGE  IN  THE  FIRST
           DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF AN INTIMATE IMAGE IN
THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE COMMITS THE CRIME  OF  UNLAWFUL  DISSEM-
INATION  OF  AN  INTIMATE  IMAGE IN THE SECOND DEGREE AND HAS PREVIOUSLY
BEEN CONVICTED WITHIN THE PAST TEN YEARS OF UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF AN
INTIMATE IMAGE IN THE FIRST OR SECOND DEGREE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11896-01-3

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S5946A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8204A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §250.40, add §§250.70 & 250.75, Pen L

S5946A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the crimes of unlawful dissemination of an intimate image in the first and second degrees as a class E felony and class A misdemeanor, respectively.

S5946A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5946A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5946--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             October 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BOYLE, GRISANTI, KENNEDY, MAZIARZ, ROBACH -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Rules -- recommitted to the Committee on Codes in accord-
  ance 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, in relation to creating the crimes of
  unlawful dissemination of an intimate image in the  first  and  second
  degrees

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

  Section 1. The section heading and the opening  paragraph  of  section
250.40 of the penal law, as added by chapter 69 of the laws of 2003, are
amended to read as follows:
  Unlawful surveillance AND DISSEMINATION; definitions.
  The  following  definitions  shall  apply  to sections 250.45, 250.50,
250.55 [and], 250.60, 250.70 AND 250.75 of this article:
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding two new  sections  250.70  and
250.75 to read as follows:
S  250.70  UNLAWFUL  DISSEMINATION  OF  AN  INTIMATE IMAGE IN THE SECOND
           DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF AN INTIMATE  IMAGE  IN
THE  SECOND  DEGREE  WHEN, WITH INTENT TO HARASS, ANNOY OR ALARM ANOTHER
PERSON, HE OR SHE INTENTIONALLY DISSEMINATES AN IMAGE OR IMAGES  OF  THE
SEXUAL  OR  OTHER  INTIMATE  PARTS  OF  ANOTHER  PERSON WITHOUT EXPLICIT
CONSENT OF SUCH PERSON TO DISSEMINATE SUCH IMAGE.
  UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF AN INTIMATE IMAGE IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS  A
CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
S  250.75  UNLAWFUL  DISSEMINATION  OF  AN  INTIMATE  IMAGE IN THE FIRST
           DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL DISSEMINATION OF AN INTIMATE  IMAGE  IN
THE  FIRST  DEGREE  WHEN HE OR SHE COMMITS THE CRIME OF UNLAWFUL DISSEM-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11896-04-4

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