senate Bill S613

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the offense of forcible touching against a child

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S613 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2644
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §130.51, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5876A, A8558A

S613 - Summary

Establishes the class E felony offense of forcible touching against a child who is under 13 years old.

S613 - Sponsor Memo

S613 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   613

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GIANARIS, AVELLA, DILAN, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, PARKER,
  STAVISKY -- 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 establishing the offense
  of forcible touching against a child

  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 130.51 to
read as follows:
S 130.51 FORCIBLE TOUCHING AGAINST A CHILD.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING  AGAINST  A  CHILD  WHEN  SUCH
PERSON INTENTIONALLY AND FOR NO LEGITIMATE PURPOSE, FORCIBLY TOUCHES:
  1.  THE  SEXUAL  OR OTHER INTIMATE PARTS OF A CHILD FOR THE PURPOSE OF
DEGRADING OR ABUSING SUCH CHILD; OR FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  GRATIFYING  THE
ACTOR'S  SEXUAL  DESIRE, AND THE VICTIM IS LESS THAN THIRTEEN YEARS OLD;
OR
  2. ANY PART OF A CHILD FOR THE PURPOSE OF GRATIFYING THE ACTOR'S SEXU-
AL DESIRE, AND THE VICTIM IS LESS THAN THIRTEEN YEARS OLD.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, FORCIBLE TOUCHING INCLUDES,  BUT  IS
NOT LIMITED TO SQUEEZING, GRABBING OR PINCHING.
  FORCIBLE TOUCHING AGAINST A CHILD IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  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.
                                                           LBD01843-01-3

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