assembly Bill A6540A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of consent

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 27, 2021 print number 6540a
May 27, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
Mar 19, 2021 referred to codes

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A6540 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6200
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §10.00, Pen L

A6540 - Summary

Adds the definition of consent to the terms of general use; defines it as a freely given, knowledgeable and informed agreement.

A6540 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6540
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEAWRIGHT  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the definition of consent
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Section 10.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 22 to read as follows:
   22. "CONSENT" MEANS FREELY GIVEN KNOWLEDGEABLE AND INFORMED AGREEMENT;
 SUCH AGREEMENT MUST BE OBTAINED WITHOUT THE USE OF MALICE SUCH AS FORCI-
 BLE COMPULSION, DURESS, COERCION, DECEPTION, FRAUD, CONCEALMENT OR ARTI-
 FICE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09851-01-1


Co-Sponsors

A6540A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6200
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §10.00, Pen L

A6540A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds the definition of consent to the terms of general use; defines it as a freely given, knowledgeable and informed agreement.

A6540A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6540--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. SEAWRIGHT, STECK, JACKSON, McMAHON -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the definition of consent

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 10.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 22 to read as follows:
   22. "CONSENT" MEANS A FREELY GIVEN, KNOWLEDGEABLE AND INFORMED  AGREE-
 MENT.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09851-06-1