assembly Bill A4935

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Raises the age of criminal responsibility to eighteen; repealer

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Feb 06, 2017 referred to codes

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A4935 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4121
Current Committee:
Assembly 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: A9424, S7020
2013-2014: A3668, S1409
2015-2016: A2774, S1019

A4935 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A4935 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  4935

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LENTOL, WEINSTEIN, AUBRY, HEVESI, RODRIGUEZ,
  LUPARDO, ZEBROWSKI, SEPULVEDA, PICHARDO, ABINANTI  --  Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. HARRIS, MAYER, SOLAGES -- read once and referred 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

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

  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
follows:
  42. "Juvenile offender" means, WHERE PROSECUTION IS AUTHORIZED BY LAW,
INCLUDING  BUT NOT LIMITED TO SECTION 726.05 OF THIS CHAPTER AND SECTION
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

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