senate Bill S6040

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the sex trade survivors justice and equality act; repealer

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (1)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 31, 2021 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

S6040 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7069
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§230.00, 230.03 & 230.07, amd Pen L, generally; rpld §170.30 sub 4, amd CP L, generally; amd §6512, Ed L; add §4519-a, CPLR; amd §§532-d, 214-d & 841, Exec L; amd §650, County L; amd §39, Town L; amd §§447-a, 447-b, 483-aa, 483-bb & 483-ee, Soc Serv L; add §97-bbbb, St Fin L; amd §3-118, NYC Ad Cd; amd §§305.2, 344.4 & 712, Fam Ct Act; amd §353, Mult Dwell L; amd §2324-a, Pub Health L; amd §231, RP L; amd §715, RPAP L; amd §509-cc, V & T L

S6040 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain prostitution offenses and fines relating thereto; relates to motions to vacate judgment and motions for new sentencing; relates to investigation into acts alleged to be the unauthorized practice of massage therapy by potential victims of human trafficking; prohibits the possession of reproductive or sexual health devices from being permitted in specified criminal or civil proceedings as evidence of prostitution (view more) relates to services for exploited individuals, services for victims of human trafficking and the interagency task force on human trafficking; establishes the victims of sexual exploitation fund; makes conforming changes; repeals provisions relating to prostitution, prostitution in a school zone, defense against patronizing a person for prostitution and a motion to dismiss information, simplified information, prosecutor's information or misdemeanor complaint.

S6040 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6040 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6040
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 31, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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  certain  prostitution
   offenses  and  fines relating thereto; to amend the criminal procedure
   law, in relation to motions to vacate judgment  and  motions  for  new
   sentencing;  to  amend the education law, in relation to investigation
   into acts alleged to be the unauthorized practice of  massage  therapy
   by potential victims of human trafficking; to amend the civil practice
   law  and  rules, the criminal procedure  law and the executive law, in
   relation to prohibiting   possession   of   reproductive   or   sexual
   health  devices  from  being  permitted in specified criminal or civil
   proceedings as evidence of prostitution; to amend the  executive  law,
   in  relation to the maximum age at which a homeless youth can continue
   to receive shelter services; to amend the executive law,  in  relation
   to  human  trafficking and sexual exploitation awareness; to amend the
   county law, in  relation to duties of the sheriff; to amend  the  town
   law,  in  relation to the duties of police officers and constables; to
   amend the social services law, in relation to services  for  exploited
   individuals, services for victims of human trafficking and the intera-
   gency   task  force  on  human trafficking; to amend the state finance
   law, in relation to establishing the victims  of  sexual  exploitation
   fund;  to  amend  the administrative code of the city of New York, the
   criminal procedure law, the family court act,  the  multiple  dwelling
   law,  the  public health law, the real property law, the real property
   actions and proceedings law  and  the  vehicle  and  traffic  law,  in
   relation to making conforming changes; and to repeal section 230.00 of
   the  penal  law  relating to prostitution, section 230.03 of the penal
   law relating to prostitution in a school zone, section 230.07 relating
   to a defense against patronizing a person for prostitution, and subdi-
   vision 4 of section 170.30 of the criminal procedure law relating to a
   motion     to     dismiss     information,  simplified    information,
   prosecutor's information or misdemeanor complaint
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08899-07-1

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.