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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S613
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S613 - Details
S613 - Summary
Establishes the class E felony offense of forcible touching against a child who is under 13 years old.
S613 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S613 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the offense of forcible touching against a child PURPOSE: This legislation establishes the crime of forcible touching of a child less than thirteen years of age as a class E felony. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one creates a class E felony when an individual intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose, forcibly touches 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 any part of a child for the purpose of gratifying the actor's sexual desire, and the victim is less than thirteen years old. Section two establishes the effective date of this law as November 1 after the bill becomes law. EXISTING LAW: New York State Penal § 130.52 addresses the crime of forcible touching, and punishes those who intentionally and for no legitimate
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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