senate Bill S4898

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Defines "criminal street gang" and prohibits criminal street gang recruitment of a minor

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2123
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 03, 2017 referred to codes

S4898 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §460.10, add §460.65, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6980
2011-2012: S505
2013-2014: S14
2015-2016: S477

S4898 - Summary

Defines "criminal street gang" and prohibits criminal street gang recruitment of a minor.

S4898 - Sponsor Memo

S4898 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4898

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  the  crime  of  criminal
  street gang recruitment of a minor

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

  Section 1. Section 460.10 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. "CRIMINAL STREET GANG" MEANS ANY ONGOING ORGANIZATION, ASSOCIATION,
OR GROUP OF THREE OR MORE PERSONS, WHETHER FORMAL OR INFORMAL, HAVING AS
ONE  OF  ITS  PRIMARY  ACTIVITIES THE COMMISSION OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL
ACTS, WHICH HAS AN IDENTIFIABLE NAME OR IDENTIFYING SIGN OR SYMBOL,  AND
WHOSE  MEMBERS INDIVIDUALLY OR COLLECTIVELY ENGAGE IN OR HAVE ENGAGED IN
CRIMINAL STREET GANG ACTIVITY.
  § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 460.65  to  read
as follows:
§ 460.65 CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR WHEN
HE  OR SHE COERCES, SOLICITS, RECRUITS OR INDUCES A PERSON UNDER SIXTEEN
YEARS OF AGE TO JOIN OR REMAIN A MEMBER OF A CRIMINAL  STREET  GANG,  OR
CONSPIRES TO DO SO.
  CRIMINAL STREET GANG RECRUITMENT OF A MINOR IS A CLASS C FELONY.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07294-01-7

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