senate Bill S1351

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Repeals section 240.37 of the penal law, relating to loitering for the purpose of engaging in a prostitution offense; repealer

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2021 signed chap.23
delivered to governor
returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.77
substituted for a3355
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.171
Jan 11, 2021 referred to codes

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S1351 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3355
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §240.37, amd §230.01, Pen L; amd §§60.47, 160.10, 170.30, 170.80, 420.35, 720.15, 720.35, 160.55 & 160.50, CP L; amd §447-a, Soc Serv L; amd §3-118, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8107, A9704
2019-2020: S2253, A654

S1351 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Repeals provisions relating to loitering for the purpose of engaging in a prostitution offense; makes technical corrections relating thereto.

S1351 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1351 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1351
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, SALAZAR, ADDABBO, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI,
   BRESLIN,  BRISPORT,  BROOKS,  COMRIE,  GAUGHRAN,  GIANARIS, GOUNARDES,
   HARCKHAM,  HINCHEY,  JACKSON,  KAMINSKY,  KAPLAN,  KAVANAGH,  KENNEDY,
   KRUEGER, LIU, MAY, MAYER, MYRIE, PARKER, PERSAUD, RAMOS, REICHLIN-MEL-
   NICK,  RIVERA, SANDERS, SAVINO, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY,
   THOMAS -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN  ACT to repeal section 240.37 of the penal law, relating to loitering
   for the purpose of engaging in a prostitution offense;  and  to  amend
   the penal law, the criminal procedure law, the social services law and
   the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to making
   technical corrections relating thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The repeal of section 240.37 of the penal law, as  effected
 by  section  two of this act, is hereby declared to be ameliorative, and
 it is the intent of the  legislature  that  no  prosecution  under  such
 section be commenced, continued, or refiled.
   § 2. Section 240.37 of the penal law is REPEALED.
   § 3. Section 230.01 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 189 of the
 laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
 § 230.01 Prostitution; affirmative defense.
   In  any  prosecution  under  section  230.00,  section 230.03, section
 230.19, SECTION 230.20, subdivision 2 of section 230.25,  subdivision  2
 of  section 230.30[,] OR section 230.34-a [or subdivision two of section
 240.37] of this [part] ARTICLE, it is an affirmative  defense  that  the
 defendant's  participation  in the offense was a result of having been a
 victim of compelling prostitution under section 230.33 OF THIS  ARTICLE,
 a  victim  of  sex  trafficking  under section 230.34 of this article, a
 victim of sex trafficking of a child  under  section  230.34-a  of  this
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01328-02-1

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