|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 20, 2013||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 14, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 13, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 12, 2013||1st report cal.187|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S749
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S749 - Details
S749 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S749 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law and the executive law, in relation to endangering the welfare of a child PURPOSE: To create the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of this bill amends the penal law, making the present endangering the welfare of a child endangering the welfare of a child in the second degree. Section two of this bill renumbers and makes conforming changes to the endangering the welfare of a child; corroboration statute. Section three of this bill creates a new section of the penal law creating the crime endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree. Section four of the bill makes conforming changes to the endangering the welfare of a child; defense statute.
S749 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 749 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. FUSCHILLO, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, LAVALLE, MAZIARZ -- 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 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 260.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 447 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: S 260.10 Endangering the welfare of a child IN THE SECOND DEGREE. A person is guilty of endangering the welfare of a child IN THE SECOND DEGREE when: 1. He or she knowingly acts in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental or moral welfare of a child less than seventeen years old or directs or authorizes such child to engage in an occupation involving a substantial risk of danger to his or her life or health; or 2. Being a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with the care or custody of a child less than eighteen years old, he or she fails or refuses to exercise reasonable diligence in the control of such child to prevent him or her from becoming an "abused child," a "neglected child," a "juvenile delinquent" or a "person in need of supervision," as those terms are defined in articles ten, three and seven of the family court act. 3. A person is not guilty of the provisions of this section when he or she engages in the conduct described in subdivision one of section 260.00 of this article: (a) with the intent to wholly abandon the child by relinquishing responsibility for and right to the care and custody of such child; (b) with the intent that the child be safe from physical injury and cared for in an appropriate manner; (c) the child is left with an appropriate person, or in a suitable location and the person who EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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