Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to codes
|Jan 16, 2019||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S1855
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S1855 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S1855 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1855 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to removing a certain time period for the crime of persistent sexual abuse PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to remove the ten year time period in relation to being defined as a person who has committed persistent sexu- al abuse. Previously, one who had committed the crime of forcible touch- ing, sexual abuse in the third degree, or sexual abuse in the second degree, within a ten year period, would be guilty of persistent sexual abuse. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends section 130.53 of the penal law
2019-S1855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1855 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 removing a certain time period for the crime of persistent sexual abuse THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 130.53 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 192 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: § 130.53 Persistent sexual abuse. A person is guilty of persistent sexual abuse when he or she commits the crime of forcible touching, as defined in section 130.52 of this article, sexual abuse in the third degree, as defined in section 130.55 of this article, or sexual abuse in the second degree, as defined in section 130.60 of this article, and[, within the previous ten year peri- od, excluding any time during which such person was incarcerated for any reason,] has been convicted two or more times, in separate criminal transactions for which sentence was imposed on separate occasions, of forcible touching, as defined in section 130.52 of this article, sexual abuse in the third degree as defined in section 130.55 of this article, sexual abuse in the second degree, as defined in section 130.60 of this article, or any offense defined in this article, of which the commission or attempted commission thereof is a felony. Persistent sexual abuse is a class E felony. § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which this act shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03329-01-9
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