senate Bill S7237C

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the crimes of forcible touching in the second and first degrees as a class A misdemeanor and class E felony, respectively

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2014 print number 7237c
amend and recommit to codes
Jun 03, 2014 print number 7237b
amend and recommit to codes
May 14, 2014 print number 7237a
amend and recommit to codes
May 07, 2014 referred to codes

S7237 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7323D
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130.52, add §130.52-a, Pen L

S7237 - Summary

Establishes the crimes of forcible touching in the second and first degrees as a class A misdemeanor and class E felony, respectively.

S7237 - Sponsor Memo

S7237 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7237

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  forcible  touching  on
  public transportation

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

  Section 1. Section 130.52 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  264
of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
S 130.52 Forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A person is guilty of forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE when such
person intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose[,]:
  (1)  forcibly  touches, SQUEEZES, GRABS OR PINCHES the sexual or other
intimate parts of another person for the purpose of degrading or abusing
such person; or  for  the  purpose  of  gratifying  the  actor's  sexual
desire[.
  For  the  purposes of this section, forcible touching includes squeez-
ing, grabbing or pinching.]; OR
  (2) TOUCHES OR RUBS HIS OR HER SEXUAL OR INTIMATE BODY  PARTS  AGAINST
ANY  BODY  PART OF ANOTHER PERSON, CLOTHED OR UNCLOTHED, FOR THE PURPOSE
OF GRATIFYING SEXUAL DESIRE, OR FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEGRADING OR  ABUSING
SUCH  OTHER  PERSON  WHILE  SUCH  OTHER  PERSON IS A PASSENGER ON A BUS,
TRAIN, OR SUBWAY CAR OPERATED BY ANY TRANSIT AGENCY, AUTHORITY OR COMPA-
NY, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE, WHOSE OPERATION IS AUTHORIZED BY NEW  YORK  STATE
OR ANY OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.
  Forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE is a class A misdemeanor.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 130.52-a to read
as follows:
S 130.52-A FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A  PERSON IS GUILTY OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN SUCH
PERSON INTENTIONALLY AND FOR NO LEGITIMATE PURPOSE TOUCHES OR  RUBS  HIS
OR  HER  SEXUAL  OR INTIMATE BODY PARTS AGAINST ANY BODY PART OF ANOTHER
PERSON, CLOTHED OR UNCLOTHED,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  GRATIFYING  SEXUAL
DESIRE, OR FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEGRADING OR ABUSING SUCH OTHER PERSON AND
EMITS  EJACULATE  UPON  ANY  PART  OF SUCH OTHER PERSON WHILE SUCH OTHER

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

S7237A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7323D
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130.52, add §130.52-a, Pen L

S7237A - Summary

Establishes the crimes of forcible touching in the second and first degrees as a class A misdemeanor and class E felony, respectively.

S7237A - Sponsor Memo

S7237A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7237--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal  law, in relation to forcible touching on
  public transportation

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

  Section  1. Section 130.52 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 264
of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
S 130.52 Forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A person is guilty of forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE when such
person intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose[,]:
  (1) forcibly touches, SQUEEZES, GRABS OR PINCHES the sexual  or  other
intimate parts of another person for the purpose of degrading or abusing
such person; or for the purpose of gratifying the actor's sexual desire.
  For  the  purposes of this section, forcible touching includes squeez-
ing, grabbing or pinching; OR
  (2) TOUCHES OR RUBS HIS OR HER SEXUAL OR INTIMATE BODY PARTS,  CLOTHED
OR  UNCLOTHED,  AGAINST  ANY  BODY  PART  OF  ANOTHER PERSON, CLOTHED OR
UNCLOTHED, FOR THE PURPOSE OF  GRATIFYING  SEXUAL  DESIRE,  OR  FOR  THE
PURPOSE  OF  DEGRADING  OR  ABUSING  SUCH  OTHER PERSON WHILE SUCH OTHER
PERSON IS A PASSENGER ON A BUS, TRAIN, OR SUBWAY  CAR  OPERATED  BY  ANY
TRANSIT AGENCY, AUTHORITY OR COMPANY, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE, WHOSE OPERATION
IS AUTHORIZED BY NEW YORK STATE OR ANY OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.
  Forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE is a class A misdemeanor.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 130.52-a to read
as follows:
S 130.52-A FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A  PERSON IS GUILTY OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN SUCH
PERSON INTENTIONALLY AND FOR NO LEGITIMATE PURPOSE TOUCHES OR  RUBS  HIS
OR  HER SEXUAL OR INTIMATE BODY PARTS, CLOTHED OR UNCLOTHED, AGAINST ANY
BODY PART OF ANOTHER PERSON, CLOTHED OR UNCLOTHED, FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF
GRATIFYING  SEXUAL  DESIRE,  OR  FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEGRADING OR ABUSING

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

S7237B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7323D
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130.52, add §130.52-a, Pen L

S7237B - Summary

Establishes the crimes of forcible touching in the second and first degrees as a class A misdemeanor and class E felony, respectively.

S7237B - Sponsor Memo

S7237B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7237--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law,  in  relation  to  forcible  touching  on
  public transportation

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

  Section 1. Section 130.52 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  264
of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
S 130.52 Forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A person is guilty of forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE when such
person intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose[,]:
  (1)  forcibly  touches, SQUEEZES, GRABS OR PINCHES the sexual or other
intimate parts of another person for the purpose of degrading or abusing
such person; or for the purpose of gratifying the actor's sexual desire.
  For the purposes of this section, forcible touching  includes  squeez-
ing, grabbing or pinching; OR
  (2)  TOUCHES OR RUBS HIS OR HER SEXUAL OR INTIMATE BODY PARTS, CLOTHED
OR UNCLOTHED, AGAINST ANY  BODY  PART  OF  ANOTHER  PERSON,  CLOTHED  OR
UNCLOTHED,  FOR  THE PURPOSE OF GRATIFYING SEXUAL DESIRE, WITH INTENT TO
DEGRADE OR ABUSE SUCH OTHER PERSON WHILE SUCH OTHER PERSON IS A  PASSEN-
GER  ON  A  BUS,  TRAIN,  OR  SUBWAY CAR OPERATED BY ANY TRANSIT AGENCY,
AUTHORITY OR COMPANY, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE, WHOSE OPERATION  IS  AUTHORIZED
BY NEW YORK STATE OR ANY OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.
  Forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE is a class A misdemeanor.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 130.52-a to read
as follows:
S 130.52-A FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A  PERSON IS GUILTY OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN SUCH
PERSON COMMITS THE CRIME OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE SECOND  DEGREE  AND
EMITS EJACULATE UPON ANY PART OF SUCH OTHER PERSON.
  FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE FIRST DEGREE IS A CLASS E FELONY.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

S7237C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7323D
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §130.52, add §130.52-a, Pen L

S7237C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crimes of forcible touching in the second and first degrees as a class A misdemeanor and class E felony, respectively.

S7237C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7237C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7237--C

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal  law, in relation to forcible touching on
  public transportation

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

  Section  1. Section 130.52 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 264
of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
S 130.52 Forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A person is guilty of forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE when such
person intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose[,]:
  (1) forcibly touches the sexual or other  intimate  parts  of  another
person  for  the purpose of degrading or abusing such person; or for the
purpose of gratifying the actor's sexual desire.
  For the purposes of this section, forcible touching  includes  squeez-
ing, grabbing or pinching; OR
  (2)  TOUCHES OR RUBS HIS OR HER SEXUAL OR INTIMATE BODY PARTS, CLOTHED
OR UNCLOTHED, AGAINST ANY  BODY  PART  OF  ANOTHER  PERSON,  CLOTHED  OR
UNCLOTHED,  FOR  THE PURPOSE OF GRATIFYING SEXUAL DESIRE, WITH INTENT TO
DEGRADE OR ABUSE SUCH OTHER PERSON WHILE SUCH OTHER PERSON IS A  PASSEN-
GER  ON  A  BUS,  TRAIN,  OR  SUBWAY CAR OPERATED BY ANY TRANSIT AGENCY,
AUTHORITY OR COMPANY, PUBLIC OR PRIVATE, WHOSE OPERATION  IS  AUTHORIZED
BY NEW YORK STATE OR ANY OF ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.
  Forcible touching IN THE SECOND DEGREE is a class A misdemeanor.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 130.52-a to read
as follows:
S 130.52-A FORCIBLE TOUCHING IN THE FIRST DEGREE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10424-10-4

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