|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 14, 2020||referred to codes|
senate Bill S7249
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7249 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7249 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7249 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree; and to amend the penal law and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to making techni- cal corrections thereto PURPOSE: To address forms of child abuse that cannot be adequately addressed under existing law, including risk of serious injury, protracted impair- ment, conduct that results in physical injury to young children, and repeat abusers. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds section 260.09 to the Penal Code to establish the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree.
S7249 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7249 I N S E N A T E January 14, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- 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 establishing the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree; and to amend the penal law and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to making technical corrections thereto 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 260.09 to read as follows: § 260.09 ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IN THE FIRST DEGREE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN: 1. HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY OR RECKLESSLY ACTS IN A MANNER WHICH CREATES A RISK OF EITHER SERIOUS PHYSICAL INJURY OR PROTRACTED IMPAIRMENT OF THE PHYSICAL, MENTAL OR MORAL WELFARE OF A CHILD LESS THAN SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD; OR 2. HE OR SHE COMMITS THE CRIME OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD IN THE SECOND DEGREE, AND: A. BEING EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD OR MORE HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY OR RECKLESSLY ACTS IN A MANNER LIKELY TO BE INJURIOUS TO THE PHYSICAL, MENTAL OR MORAL WELFARE OF A CHILD LESS THAN SEVEN YEARS OLD AND CAUSES PHYSICAL INJURY TO THAT CHILD, OR B. HE OR SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF A CRIME OR AN ATTEMPT TO COMMIT A CRIME PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLES 120, 121, 125, 130, 135, 150, 160, 230, 235, 260 AND 263 OF THE PENAL LAW OR SECTION 155.40, 155.42, 215.00, 215.10, 215.15, 215.16, 215.17, 215.50, 215.51, 215.52, 220.28, 220.31, 220.34, 220.39, 220.41, 220.43, 220.44, 220.48, 221.50, 240.75, 245.00, 245.03, 245.11, 250.45, 250.50, 250.55, 250.60, 255.25, 255.26, 255.27, 265.01-A, SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 265.01, SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 265.02, SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 265.03, SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 265.04, SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION 265.10, SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 265.11, 265.12, 265.13, 265.14, 265.16, 265.17, OR 265.26 OF THE PENAL LAW AND THE VICTIM OF THE CRIME WAS LESS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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