senate Bill S2725A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of non-consensual dissemination of sexually explicit images

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 16, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 09, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 08, 2018 1st report cal.79
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 08, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.1028
Mar 20, 2017 print number 2725a
Mar 20, 2017 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 17, 2017 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 8, 2018 - Codes committee Vote

S2725A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Jan 8, 2018

aye wr (1)

May 16, 2017 - Codes committee Vote

S2725A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: May 16, 2017

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S2725 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1641A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§250.70 & 250.75, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4450B, A571B
2013-2014: S5949A, A8214A

S2725 - Summary

Establishes the crime of non-consensual dissemination of sexually explicit images as a class A misdemeanor.

S2725 - Sponsor Memo

S2725 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2725

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of
  non-consensual dissemination of sexually explicit images

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

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections 250.70
and 250.75 to read as follows:
S 250.70 NON-CONSENSUAL DISSEMINATION OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT IMAGES.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF NON-CONSENSUAL DISSEMINATION OF SEXUALLY EXPLIC-
IT IMAGES WHEN HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY AND WITHOUT CONSENT OF  THE  DEPICTED
PERSON  DISSEMINATES  A  PHOTOGRAPH,  FILM, VIDEOTAPE, RECORDING, OR ANY
OTHER REPRODUCTION OF THE IMAGE OF SUCH DEPICTED PERSON  WHOSE  INTIMATE
PARTS  ARE EXPOSED OR WHO IS ENGAGED IN AN ACT OF SEXUAL CONTACT, WHEN A
REASONABLE PERSON WOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT THE PERSON  DEPICTED  WOULD  NOT
HAVE  CONSENTED  TO SUCH DISSEMINATION, AND UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH
THE DEPICTED PERSON HAS A REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY.   A  PERSON
WHO  HAS  CONSENTED  TO THE CAPTURE OR POSSESSION OF AN IMAGE WITHIN THE
CONTEXT OF A PRIVATE OR CONFIDENTIAL RELATIONSHIP RETAINS  A  REASONABLE
EXPECTATION   OF  PRIVACY  WITH  REGARD  TO  DISSEMINATION  BEYOND  THAT
RELATIONSHIP.
  1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "INTIMATE PARTS" MEANS THE NAKED GENITALS, PUBIC  AREA,  ANUS,  OR
FEMALE POST-PUBESCENT NIPPLE OF THE PERSON.
  (B)  "SEXUAL CONTACT" MEANS BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, MASTURBATION, GENI-
TAL, ANAL, OR ORAL SEX, SEXUAL PENETRATION WITH OBJECTS, OR THE TRANSFER
OR TRANSMISSION OF SEMEN UPON ANY PART OF THE DEPICTED PERSON'S BODY.
  2. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO:
  (A) LAWFUL AND COMMON PRACTICES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT,  CRIMINAL  REPORT-
ING,  OR  LEGAL  PROCEEDINGS, OR DISSEMINATIONS MADE IN THE REPORTING OF
UNLAWFUL ACTIVITY; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01700-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S2725A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1641A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§250.70 & 250.75, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4450B, A571B
2013-2014: S5949A, A8214A

S2725A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of non-consensual dissemination of sexually explicit images as a class A misdemeanor.

S2725A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2725A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2725--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Codes --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of
  non-consensual dissemination of sexually explicit images

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

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections 250.70
and 250.75 to read as follows:
S 250.70 NON-CONSENSUAL DISSEMINATION OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT IMAGES.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF NON-CONSENSUAL DISSEMINATION OF SEXUALLY EXPLIC-
IT IMAGES WHEN HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY AND WITHOUT CONSENT OF  THE  DEPICTED
PERSON  DISSEMINATES  A  PHOTOGRAPH,  FILM, VIDEOTAPE, RECORDING, OR ANY
OTHER REPRODUCTION OF THE IMAGE OF SUCH DEPICTED PERSON  WHOSE  INTIMATE
PARTS  ARE EXPOSED OR WHO IS ENGAGED IN AN ACT OF SEXUAL CONTACT, WHEN A
REASONABLE PERSON WOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT THE PERSON  DEPICTED  WOULD  NOT
HAVE  CONSENTED  TO SUCH DISSEMINATION, AND UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH
THE DEPICTED PERSON HAS A REASONABLE EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY.   A  PERSON
WHO  HAS  CONSENTED  TO THE CAPTURE OR POSSESSION OF AN IMAGE WITHIN THE
CONTEXT OF A PRIVATE OR CONFIDENTIAL RELATIONSHIP RETAINS  A  REASONABLE
EXPECTATION   OF  PRIVACY  WITH  REGARD  TO  DISSEMINATION  BEYOND  THAT
RELATIONSHIP.
  1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "INTIMATE PARTS" MEANS THE NAKED GENITALS, PUBIC  AREA,  ANUS,  OR
FEMALE POST-PUBESCENT NIPPLE OF THE PERSON.
  (B)  "SEXUAL CONTACT" MEANS BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, MASTURBATION, GENI-
TAL, ANAL, OR ORAL SEX, SEXUAL PENETRATION WITH OBJECTS, OR THE TRANSFER
OR TRANSMISSION OF SEMEN UPON ANY PART OF THE DEPICTED PERSON'S BODY.
  2. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01700-03-7

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