assembly Bill A2200

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of sexual harassment

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Jan 14, 2021 referred to codes

A2200 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S747
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §240.33, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7382, S2874

A2200 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the crime of sexual harassment; makes such crime a class A misdemeanor.

A2200 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2200
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. NIOU -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime  of
   sexual harassment
 
   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 240.33  to
 read as follows:
 § 240.33 SEXUAL HARASSMENT.
   A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF  SEXUAL HARASSMENT WHEN, WITH THE PURPOSE OF
 SEXUAL AROUSAL OR GRATIFICATION, AND WITHOUT CONSENT, HE OR  SHE  SLAPS,
 STRIKES,  SHOVES  OR  KICKS  ANOTHER  PERSON, OR OTHERWISE SUBJECTS SUCH
 OTHER PERSON TO PHYSICAL CONTACT, OR ATTEMPTS, OR THREATENS  TO  DO  THE
 SAME.
   SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02849-01-1