|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 11, 2020||recommit, enacting clause stricken|
|May 01, 2020||referred to codes|
senate Bill S8261
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8261 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §120.19, Pen L; amd §§510.10, 530.20 & 530.40 CP L
S8261 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the crime of intentional exposure to communicable disease making it an E felony to knowingly and deliberately expose another individual to a communicable disease in a manner likely to cause transmission and making such crime a qualifying offense for the purposes of pre-trial detention.
S8261 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8261 SPONSOR: JACOBS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to establishing the crime of intentional exposure to communica- ble disease and making such crime a qualifying offense for the purposes of pre-trial detention PURPOSE: Relates to establishing the crime of intentional exposure to communica- ble disease. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends the penal law by adding new section 120.19 to establish and define intentional exposure to communicable disease, a class E felony. A person is guilty of intentional exposure to communica- ble disease when he or she knowingly is a carrier defined in Section 2
S8261 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8261 I N S E N A T E May 1, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law and the criminal procedure law, in relation to establishing the crime of intentional exposure to communi- cable disease and making such crime a qualifying offense for the purposes of pre-trial detention 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 120.19 to read as follows: § 120.19 INTENTIONAL EXPOSURE TO COMMUNICABLE DISEASE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF INTENTIONAL EXPOSURE TO COMMUNICABLE DISEASE WHEN, KNOWING THAT HE OR SHE IS A CARRIER OF A COMMUNICABLE DISEASE AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY AND DELIBERATELY EXPOSES ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL TO SUCH COMMUNICABLE DISEASE IN A MANNER LIKELY TO CAUSE TRANSMISSION. INTENTIONAL EXPOSURE TO COMMUNICABLE DISEASE IS A CLASS E FELONY. § 2. Paragraphs (h) and (i) of subdivision 4 of section 510.10 of the criminal procedure law, as added by section 2 of part JJJ of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows: (h) criminal contempt in the second degree as defined in subdivision three of section 215.50 of the penal law, criminal contempt in the first degree as defined in subdivision (b), (c) or (d) of section 215.51 of the penal law or aggravated criminal contempt as defined in section 215.52 of the penal law, and the underlying allegation of such charge of criminal contempt in the second degree, criminal contempt in the first degree or aggravated criminal contempt is that the defendant violated a duly served order of protection where the protected party is a member of the defendant's same family or household as defined in subdivision one of section 530.11 of this article; [or] (i) facilitating a sexual performance by a child with a controlled substance or alcohol as defined in section 263.30 of the penal law, use of a child in a sexual performance as defined in section 263.05 of the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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