senate Bill S1641

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 14, 2021 referred to codes

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S1641 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6517
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §250.70, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5949, A7801

S1641 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1641 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1641 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1641
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS,  BENJAMIN,  KAMINSKY  --  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 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


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