senate Bill S1019

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Raises the age of criminal responsibility to eighteen; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
Jan 08, 2015 referred to codes


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S1019 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §725.20 sub 2 ¶(f), amd CP L, generally; amd §§507-d & 530, Exec L; amd §§117, 158, 301.2, 305.1, 305.2, 311.1 & 352.2, add §§325.5 & 353.7, Fam Ct Act; amd §§10.00, 30.00. 60.10, 70.05 & 70.30, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7020, A9424
2013-2014: S1409, A3668
2017-2018: S4121, A4935

S1019 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Raises the age of criminal responsibility to eighteen years of age.

S1019 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1019 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2015

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, the executive law, the fami-
  ly  court  act  and  the  penal law, in relation to raising the age of
  criminal responsibility; and to repeal certain provisions of the crim-
  inal procedure law, relating thereto


  Section  1.   Subdivision 42 of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure
law, as amended by chapter 7 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read  as
  42. "Juvenile offender" means, WHERE PROSECUTION IS AUTHORIZED BY LAW,
325.5 OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT: (1) a person, thirteen years old  who  is
criminally responsible for acts constituting murder in the second degree
as  defined  in  subdivisions one and two of section 125.25 of the penal
law, or such conduct as a sexually motivated  felony,  where  authorized
pursuant  to  section 130.91 of the penal law; and (2) a person fourteen
[or], fifteen, SIXTEEN, OR SEVENTEEN years old who is criminally respon-
sible for acts constituting the crimes defined in subdivisions  one  and
two  of  section 125.25 (murder in the second degree) and in subdivision
three of such section provided that the underlying crime for the  murder
charge  is  one for which such person is criminally responsible; section
135.25 (kidnapping in the first degree);  150.20  (arson  in  the  first
degree);  subdivisions  one  and  two  of section 120.10 (assault in the
first degree); 125.20 (manslaughter in the first  degree);  subdivisions
one  and  two of section 130.35 (rape in the first degree); subdivisions
one and two of section 130.50 (criminal sexual act in the first degree);
130.70 (aggravated sexual abuse in the first degree);  140.30  (burglary
in the first degree); subdivision one of section 140.25 (burglary in the
second  degree); 150.15 (arson in the second degree); 160.15 (robbery in

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


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