assembly Bill A8647A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of forcible touching of a correction officer and increases criminal penalties for certain sexual offenses committed against correction officers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2022 print number 8647a
Jun 13, 2022 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 10, 2022 referred to codes

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A8647 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8027
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally

A8647 - Summary

Establishes the crime of forcible touching of a correction officer; increases criminal penalties for certain sexual offenses committed against correction officers when such correction officer is acting in the course of their employment.

A8647 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8647
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 10, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Codes
 
 AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of
   forcible touching of a correction officer, and  to  increase  criminal
   penalties  for  certain  sexual  offenses committed against correction
   officers
 
   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 130.52-a
 to read as follows:
 § 130.52-A FORCIBLE TOUCHING OF A CORRECTION OFFICER.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING OF A CORRECTION  OFFICER  WHEN
 SUCH PERSON INTENTIONALLY, AND FOR NO LEGITIMATE PURPOSE:
   1. FORCIBLY TOUCHES THE SEXUAL OR OTHER INTIMATE PARTS OF A CORRECTION
 OFFICER FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEGRADING OR ABUSING SUCH OFFICER, OR FOR THE
 PURPOSE OF GRATIFYING THE ACTOR'S SEXUAL DESIRE; OR
   2.  SUBJECTS A CORRECTION OFFICER TO SEXUAL CONTACT FOR THE PURPOSE OF
 GRATIFYING THE ACTOR'S SEXUAL DESIRE AND WITH INTENT TO DEGRADE OR ABUSE
 SUCH OFFICER WHILE SUCH OFFICER IS A  PASSENGER  ON  A  BUS,  TRAIN,  OR
 SUBWAY  CAR OPERATED BY ANY TRANSIT AGENCY, AUTHORITY OR COMPANY, PUBLIC
 OR PRIVATE, WHOSE OPERATION IS AUTHORIZED BY NEW YORK STATE  OR  ANY  OF
 ITS POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.
   FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, FORCIBLE TOUCHING INCLUDES SQUEEZ-
 ING, GRABBING OR PINCHING.
   FORCIBLE TOUCHING OF A CORRECTION OFFICER IS A CLASS E FELONY.
   § 2. Section 130.20 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1  of  the
 laws  of  2000,  subdivision  2 as amended by chapter 264 of the laws of
 2003, is amended to read as follows:
 § 130.20 Sexual misconduct.
   A person is guilty of sexual misconduct when:
   1. He or she engages in sexual intercourse with another person without
 such person's consent; or
   2. He or she engages in oral sexual conduct  or  anal  sexual  conduct
 with another person without such person's consent; or
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A8647A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8027
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally

A8647A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of forcible touching of a correction officer; increases criminal penalties for certain sexual offenses committed against correction officers when such correction officer is acting in the course of their employment.

A8647A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8647--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 10, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. WEPRIN, PHEFFER AMATO, DAVILA, WILLIAMS, SILLIT-
   TI, SIMON, PAULIN, DeSTEFANO -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
   tee  on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
   as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime  of
   forcible  touching  of  a correction officer, and to increase criminal
   penalties for certain sexual  offenses  committed  against  correction
   officers
 
   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  130.52-a
 to read as follows:
 § 130.52-A FORCIBLE TOUCHING OF A CORRECTION OFFICER.
   A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF FORCIBLE TOUCHING OF A CORRECTION OFFICER WHEN
 SUCH PERSON INTENTIONALLY,  AND  FOR  NO  LEGITIMATE  PURPOSE,  FORCIBLY
 TOUCHES  THE  SEXUAL OR OTHER INTIMATE PARTS OF A CORRECTION OFFICER FOR
 THE PURPOSE OF DEGRADING OR ABUSING SUCH OFFICER, OR FOR THE PURPOSE  OF
 GRATIFYING  THE  ACTOR'S  SEXUAL DESIRE, WHEN SUCH CORRECTION OFFICER IS
 ACTING IN THE COURSE OF THEIR EMPLOYMENT.
   FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, FORCIBLE TOUCHING  INCLUDES  SQUEEZ-
 ING, GRABBING OR PINCHING.
   FORCIBLE TOUCHING OF A CORRECTION OFFICER IS A CLASS E FELONY.
   §  2.  Section 130.20 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1 of the
 laws of 2000, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 264  of  the  laws  of
 2003, is amended to read as follows:
 § 130.20 Sexual misconduct.
   A person is guilty of sexual misconduct when:
   1. He or she engages in sexual intercourse with another person without
 such person's consent; or
   2.  He  or  she  engages in oral sexual conduct or anal sexual conduct
 with another person without such person's consent; or
   3. He or she engages in sexual conduct with an animal or a dead  human
 body.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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