assembly Bill A6517

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material

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Mar 19, 2021 referred to codes

A6517 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1641
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §250.70, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7801, S5949

A6517 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of unlawful electronic transmission of sexually explicit visual material; makes such crime a class A misdemeanor.

A6517 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6517
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the creation of the crimi-
   nal offense of unlawful electronic transmission of  sexually  explicit
   visual material
 
   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 250.70  to
 read as follows:
 § 250.70 UNLAWFUL  ELECTRONIC  TRANSMISSION  OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT VISUAL
            MATERIAL.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL  ELECTRONIC  TRANSMISSION  OF  SEXUALLY
 EXPLICIT  VISUAL  MATERIAL IF A PERSON KNOWINGLY TRANSMITS BY ELECTRONIC
 MEANS VISUAL MATERIAL THAT DEPICTS ANY PERSON ENGAGING IN SEXUAL CONDUCT
 OR WITH A PERSON'S INTIMATE PARTS EXPOSED OR DEPICTS THE  COVERED  GENI-
 TALS  OF  A  MALE PERSON THAT ARE IN A DISCERNIBLY TURGID STATE AND SUCH
 VISUAL MATERIAL IS NOT SENT AT  THE  REQUEST  OF  OR  WITH  THE  EXPRESS
 CONSENT  OF  THE RECIPIENT. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "INTI-
 MATE PARTS" MEANS THE NAKED GENITALS, PUBIC AREA, ANUS, OR FEMALE  POST-
 PUBESCENT  NIPPLE OF THE PERSON AND THE TERM "SEXUAL CONDUCT" SHALL HAVE
 THE SAME MEANING AS DEFINED IN SECTION 130.00 OF THIS CHAPTER.
   UNLAWFUL ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF SEXUALLY EXPLICIT VISUAL  MATERIAL
 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.
                                                            LBD02752-01-1