senate Bill S6575

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to reckless assault of a child by a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with the child's care and endangering the welfare of a child

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Feb 07, 2014 referred to codes

S6575 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3591
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§120.01, 120.40, 260.10 & 260.15, add §260.09, Pen L; amd §509-cc, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9188

S6575 - Summary

Relates to reckless assault of a child by a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with the child's care and endangering the welfare of a child.

S6575 - Sponsor Memo

S6575 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6575

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law  and  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in
  relation to reckless assault of a child by a parent, guardian or other
  person  legally  charged  with  the  child's  care and endangering the
  welfare of a child

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

  Section 1. Section 120.01 of the penal law, as added by chapter 600 of
the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
S 120.01 Reckless  assault  of  a  child  by  a child day care provider,
           PARENT, GUARDIAN OR OTHER PERSON  LEGALLY  CHARGED  WITH  THE
           CHILD'S CARE.
  A  person is guilty of reckless assault of a child BY A CHILD DAY CARE
PROVIDER, PARENT, GUARDIAN OR OTHER  PERSON  LEGALLY  CHARGED  WITH  THE
CHILD'S CARE when[,]:
  1.  being  a child day care provider or an employee thereof, he or she
recklessly causes serious physical injury to a child under the  care  of
such provider or employee who is less than eleven years of age[.]; OR
  2.  BEING  A PARENT, GUARDIAN OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH THE
CARE OF A CHILD LESS THAN ELEVEN YEARS OF  AGE,  HE  OR  SHE  RECKLESSLY
CAUSES SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY TO SUCH CHILD.
  Reckless  assault  of  a  child  by a child day care provider, PARENT,
GUARDIAN OR OTHER PERSON LEGALLY CHARGED WITH  THE  CHILD'S  CARE  is  a
class E felony.
  S 2.  Paragraph c of subdivision 5 of section 120.40 of the penal law,
as  added  by  chapter  635  of  the laws of 1999, is amended to read as
follows:
  c. assault in the third degree, as defined in section 120.00; menacing
in the first degree, as defined  in  section  120.13;  menacing  in  the
second  degree,  as  defined  in  section  120.14; coercion in the first
degree, as defined in section 135.65; coercion in the second degree,  as
defined  in  section 135.60; aggravated harassment in the second degree,
as defined in section 240.30; harassment in the first degree, as defined

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

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