senate Bill S6804

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the treatment of certain persons aged sixteen or seventeen for certain prostitution offenses

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8749 - 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
Oct 16, 2014 signed chap.402
Oct 09, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1670
substituted for s6804
Jun 20, 2014 substituted by a8749a
ordered to third reading cal.1670
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 12, 2014 referred to codes

S6804 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8749A
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§170.30, 170.80, 720.15 & 720.35, add §720.25, CP L; amd §60.02, Pen L

S6804 - Summary

Relates to the treatment of certain persons aged sixteen or seventeen for certain prostitution offenses.

S6804 - Sponsor Memo

S6804 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6804

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  criminal  procedure  law  and  the  penal  law,  in
  relation to the treatment of certain persons aged sixteen or seventeen
  for certain prostitution offenses

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

  Section 1. Section 170.30 of the criminal procedure law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  AFTER ARRAIGNMENT UPON AN INFORMATION, A SIMPLIFIED INFORMATION, A
PROSECUTOR'S INFORMATION OR MISDEMEANOR COMPLAINT ON A CHARGE OF PROSTI-
TUTION PURSUANT TO SECTION 230.00 OF THE PENAL LAW OR LOITERING FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  PROSTITUTION PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 240.37
OF THE PENAL LAW, PROVIDED THAT THE PERSON DOES NOT STAND  CHARGED  WITH
LOITERING  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  PATRONIZING  A  PROSTITUTE, WHERE SUCH
OFFENSE ALLEGEDLY OCCURRED WHEN THE  PERSON  WAS  SIXTEEN  OR  SEVENTEEN
YEARS  OF  AGE,  THE LOCAL CRIMINAL COURT MAY DISMISS SUCH CHARGE IN ITS
DISCRETION IN THE INTEREST OF JUSTICE ON THE  GROUND  THAT  A  DEFENDANT
PARTICIPATED IN SERVICES PROVIDED TO HIM OR HER.
  S 2. Section 170.80 of the criminal procedure law, as added by chapter
555 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
S 170.80 Proceedings  regarding  certain  prostitution  charges; certain
           [teenagers] PERSONS AGED SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN.
  1. Notwithstanding any other provision  of  law,  [when  a  person  is
arrested  for  prostitution]  AT  ANY  TIME AT OR AFTER ARRAIGNMENT ON A
CHARGE OF PROSTITUTION PURSUANT TO SECTION 230.00 OF THE  PENAL  LAW  or
loitering for the purposes of prostitution [and] PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
TWO  OF  SECTION  240.37 OF THE PENAL LAW, PROVIDED THAT THE PERSON DOES
NOT STAND CHARGED WITH LOITERING FOR THE PURPOSE OF PATRONIZING A  PROS-
TITUTE,  WHERE  such  offense  allegedly  occurred  when  the person was
sixteen or seventeen years of age[:
  1. unless] EXCEPT WHERE, after consultation with  counsel,  a  knowing
and  voluntary plea of guilty has been entered to such charge, any judge

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13575-05-4

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