|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to codes|
|May 16, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S5949
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
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S5949 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5949 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5949 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the creation of the criminal offense of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to make it unlawful to send sexually explic- it material through electronic means unless the material is sent at the request of, or with the express consent of the recipient. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new section 250.70 to the penal law making it unlawful to knowingly transmit by electronic means visual material that depicts any person engaging in sexual conduct or with a person's intimate parts exposed unless the material is sent at the request of, or with the express consent of the recipient.
S5949 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5949 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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 creation of the crimi- nal offense of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material 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 a new section 250.70 to read as follows: § 250.70 UNLAWFUL ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT VISUAL MATERIAL. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT VISUAL MATERIAL IF A PERSON KNOWINGLY TRANSMITS BY ELECTRONIC MEANS VISUAL MATERIAL THAT DEPICTS ANY PERSON ENGAGING IN SEXUAL CONDUCT OR WITH A PERSON'S INTIMATE PARTS EXPOSED OR DEPICTS THE COVERED GENI- TALS OF A MALE PERSON THAT ARE IN A DISCERNIBLY TURGID STATE AND SUCH VISUAL MATERIAL IS NOT SENT AT THE REQUEST OF OR WITH THE EXPRESS CONSENT OF THE RECIPIENT. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "INTI- MATE PARTS" MEANS THE NAKED GENITALS, PUBIC AREA, ANUS, OR FEMALE POST- PUBESCENT NIPPLE OF THE PERSON AND THE TERM "SEXUAL CONDUCT" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS DEFINED IN SECTION 130.00 OF THIS CHAPTER. UNLAWFUL ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT VISUAL MATERIAL IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. § 2. 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. LBD11821-01-9
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