assembly Bill A1957

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to prostitution offenses; creates the new crimes of unlawful prostitution and sexual exploitation of a child

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Apr 30, 2018 enacting clause stricken
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jan 17, 2017 referred to codes

A1957 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally; amd §168-a, Cor L; amd §§60.42, 160.10 & 380.50, CP L; amd §§61, 62 & 64, Civ Rts L; amd §344.4, Fam Ct Act; amd §10.03, Ment Hyg L; amd §353, Mult Dwell L; amd §2324-a, Pub Health L; amd §715, RPAP L; amd §231, RP L; amd §509-cc, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A2869

A1957 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to prostitution offenses; creates the new crimes of unlawful prostitution and sexual exploitation of a child.

A1957 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1957

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEPULVEDA  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, the correction law, the  criminal  proce-
  dure  law,  the  civil  rights  law,  the family court act, the mental
  hygiene law, the multiple dwelling law, the  public  health  law,  the
  real  property  actions and proceedings law, the real property law and
  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prostitution offenses  and
  creating the crime of sexual exploitation of a child

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

  Section 1. Section 230.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter  169
of the laws of 1969, is amended to read as follows:
§ 230.00 [Prostitution] CRIMINAL PROSTITUTION.
  A  person  is  guilty  of  CRIMINAL prostitution when, BEING SEVENTEEN
YEARS OLD OR MORE, such person engages or agrees or offers to engage  in
sexual conduct with another person in return for a fee.
  [Prostitution] CRIMINAL PROSTITUTION is a class B [Misdemeanor] MISDE-
MEANOR.
  § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 230.00-a to read
as follows:
§ 230.00-A UNLAWFUL PROSTITUTION.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF  UNLAWFUL PROSTITUTION WHEN, BEING LESS THAN
SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD, SUCH PERSON ENGAGES OR AGREES OR OFFERS  TO  ENGAGE
IN SEXUAL CONDUCT WITH ANOTHER PERSON IN RETURN FOR A FEE.
  UNLAWFUL  PROSTITUTION  IS  A  VIOLATION,  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY
PERSON WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF  A  CRIME  DEFINED  IN  THIS
ARTICLE  OR  SECTION  240.37  OF  THIS PART SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS B
MISDEMEANOR.
  § 3. Sections 230.05 and 230.06 of the penal law, as amended by  chap-
ter 368 of the laws of 2015, are amended to read as follows:
§ 230.05 Patronizing a person for prostitution in the second degree.

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