senate Bill S7249

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree

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Jan 14, 2020 referred to codes

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S7249 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9102
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §260.09, amd §§260.10, 120.40 & 260.15, Pen L; amd §509-cc, V & T L

S7249 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree; makes technical corrections.

S7249 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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