senate Bill S991

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the offenses of promoting and possessing a sex offense against a child

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


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Mar 19, 2019 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 09, 2019 referred to codes

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S991 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§70.02 & 263.00, add §§263.35 & 263.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3411
2011-2012: S746
2013-2014: S2620
2015-2016: S3212
2017-2018: S532

S991 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the class B felony of promoting a sex offense against a child for producing, directing or promoting any visual or audio representation of the commission of a sex offense against a person under the age of 16 years; establishes the class C felony of possessing a sex offense against a child for knowingly possessing any such representation; designates both such felonies as violent felony offenses.

S991 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S991 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   991

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, LANZA, O'MARA, ORTT, RANZEN-
  HOFER,  RITCHIE,  SERINO  --  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  offenses
  of promoting and possessing a sex offense against a child

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 1 of section 70.02 of
the penal law, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 189 of  the  laws  of
2018  and  paragraph  (b) as amended by chapter 476 of the laws of 2018,
are amended to read as follows:
  (a) Class B violent felony offenses: an attempt to  commit  the  class
A-I  felonies  of  murder  in  the  second  degree as defined in section
125.25, kidnapping in the first degree as defined in section 135.25, and
arson in the first degree as defined in section 150.20; manslaughter  in
the  first  degree as defined in section 125.20, aggravated manslaughter
in the first degree as defined in section  125.22,  rape  in  the  first
degree  as  defined  in section 130.35, criminal sexual act in the first
degree as defined in section 130.50,  aggravated  sexual  abuse  in  the
first  degree  as  defined  in  section 130.70, course of sexual conduct
against a child in the  first  degree  as  defined  in  section  130.75;
assault  in the first degree as defined in section 120.10, kidnapping in
the second degree as defined in section 135.20, burglary  in  the  first
degree  as  defined  in  section  140.30,  arson in the second degree as
defined in section 150.15, robbery in the first  degree  as  defined  in
section  160.15, sex trafficking as defined in paragraphs (a) and (b) of
subdivision five of section  230.34,  sex  trafficking  of  a  child  as
defined  in  section  230.34-a, incest in the first degree as defined in
section 255.27, PROMOTING A SEX OFFENSE AGAINST A CHILD  AS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION  263.35,  criminal possession of a weapon in the first degree as
defined in section 265.04, criminal use of a firearm in the first degree
as defined in section 265.09, criminal sale of a firearm  in  the  first
degree  as  defined  in section 265.13, aggravated assault upon a police
officer or a peace officer as defined in section 120.11, gang assault in

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