assembly Bill A4987

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Subjects persons under the age of sixteen, proven to have loitered for the purpose of prostitution, to the juvenile delinquency jurisdiction of the family court

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

A4987 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240.37, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4530
2011-2012: A4973, A8943
2013-2014: A798
2015-2016: A2831
2019-2020: A4231

A4987 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Subjects persons under the age of sixteen who are proven to have loitered for the purpose of prostitution to the juvenile delinquency jurisdiction of the family court.

A4987 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4987

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to loitering for the purpose
  of engaging in prostitution by persons under the age of sixteen

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  2 and 3 of section 240.37 of the penal law,
subdivision 2 as amended and subdivision 3 as added by  chapter  368  of
the  laws  of 2015, are amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read
as follows:
  2. [Any] EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS  SECTION,  ANY
person  who  remains  or  wanders about in a public place and repeatedly
beckons to, or repeatedly stops, or  repeatedly  attempts  to  stop,  or
repeatedly  attempts to engage passers-by in conversation, or repeatedly
stops or attempts to stop motor vehicles, or repeatedly interferes  with
the  free  passage  of other persons, for the purpose of prostitution as
that term is defined in article two hundred thirty of this  part,  shall
be  guilty of a violation and is guilty of a class B misdemeanor if such
person has previously been convicted of a violation of this  section  or
of section 230.00 of this part.
  3.  Any  person  who  remains  or  wanders about in a public place and
repeatedly beckons to, or repeatedly stops, or  repeatedly  attempts  to
stop, PASSERS-BY, or repeatedly attempts to engage passers-by in conver-
sation,  or  repeatedly  stops  or  attempts  to stop motor vehicles, or
repeatedly interferes with the free passage of other  persons,  for  the
purpose  of  patronizing a person for prostitution as defined in section
230.02 of this part, shall be guilty of a violation and is guilty  of  a
class  B  misdemeanor  if such person has previously been convicted of a
violation of this section or of section 230.04, 230.05, 230.06 or 230.08
of this part.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09150-01-7

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