senate Bill S5957

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of public lewdness in the first degree

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8196 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2014 signed chap.186
Jul 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.906
substituted for s5957
Jun 12, 2014 substituted by a8196
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.906
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Oct 16, 2013 referred to rules

S5957 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8196
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง245.03, Pen L

S5957 - Summary

Establishes the crime of public lewdness in the first degree.

S5957 - Sponsor Memo

S5957 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5957

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  public  lewdness  in  the
  first degree

  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 245.03  to
read as follows:
S 245.03 PUBLIC LEWDNESS IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF PUBLIC LEWDNESS IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN:
  1.  BEING  NINETEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND INTENDING TO BE OBSERVED
BY A PERSON LESS THAN SIXTEEN YEARS OF  AGE  IN  A  PLACE  DESCRIBED  IN
SUBDIVISION  (A)  OR  (B)  OF  SECTION 245.00 OF THIS ARTICLE, HE OR SHE
INTENTIONALLY EXPOSES THE PRIVATE OR INTIMATE PARTS OF HIS OR  HER  BODY
IN  A LEWD MANNER FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALARMING OR SERIOUSLY ANNOYING SUCH
PERSON, AND HE OR SHE IS THEREBY OBSERVED BY SUCH PERSON IN SUCH  PLACE;
OR
  2.  HE  OR  SHE  COMMITS  THE  CRIME OF PUBLIC LEWDNESS, AS DEFINED IN
SECTION 245.00 OF THIS ARTICLE, AND WITHIN THE PRECEDING YEAR  HAS  BEEN
CONVICTED OF AN OFFENSE DEFINED IN SUCH SECTION 245.00 OR THIS SECTION.
  PUBLIC LEWDNESS IN THE FIRST DEGREE IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
  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.
                                                           LBD11877-02-3

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