senate Bill S3075

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the decriminalization of sex work; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Jan 27, 2021 referred to codes


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S3075 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§230.02, 230.15, 230.20, 230.25 & 240.37, Pen L; rpld §§60.47 & 170.80, §170.30 sub 4, §720.15 sub 4, CP L; amd Various Laws, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S6419, A8230
2023-2024: S4396, A7175

S3075 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Decriminalizes certain prostitution offenses; amends provisions relating to prosecution of such offenses and vacating judgments.

S3075 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3075 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 27, 2021
   SEPULVEDA -- 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 decriminalizing sex work;
   and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating to  prostitution
   (Part  A); to amend the criminal procedure law, the civil practice law
   and rules, the social services law, and the administrative code of the
   city of New York, in relation to eliminating  prior  criminal  records
   and  making other related changes; and to repeal certain provisions of
   the criminal procedure law relating to the prosecution of prostitution
   offenses (Part B); and to amend the multiple dwelling law, the  public
   health  law,  the  real property actions and proceedings law, the real
   property law, the vehicle and traffic law, and the administrative code
   of the city of New York, in  relation  to  making  conforming  changes
   (Part C)
   Section 1. This act enacts into law major  components  of  legislation
 relating to the decriminalization of certain prostitution offenses. Each
 component  of  this  act is wholly contained within a Part identified as
 Parts A through C. The effective  date  for  each  particular  provision
 contained  within  such  Part  is  set forth in the last section of such
 Part. Any provision in any section contained within  a  Part,  including
 the  effective  date of the Part, which makes reference to a section "of
 this act", when used in connection with that particular component, shall
 be deemed to mean and refer to the corresponding section of the Part  in
 which  it  is  found.  Section three of this act sets  forth the general
 effective date of this act.
                                  PART A
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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