assembly Bill A9102

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 21, 2020 referred to codes

A9102 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7249
Current Committee:
Assembly 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

A9102 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A9102 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9102

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred 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