|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to codes|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S747
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S747 (ACTIVE) - Details
S747 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S747 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of sexual harassment PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To strengthen protections for victims of sexually-motivated physical violence. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 240.33 to the penal law to provide that a person is guilty of the class A misdemeanor of sexual harassment if, for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification, and without consent, they slap, strike, shove or kick another person, or subject another person to physical contact, or attempts or threatens physical contact.
S747 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 747 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BIAGGI, HOYLMAN, 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 establishing the crime of sexual harassment 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 240.33 to read as follows: § 240.33 SEXUAL HARASSMENT. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT WHEN, WITH THE PURPOSE OF SEXUAL AROUSAL OR GRATIFICATION, AND WITHOUT CONSENT, HE OR SHE SLAPS, STRIKES, SHOVES OR KICKS ANOTHER PERSON, OR OTHERWISE SUBJECTS SUCH OTHER PERSON TO PHYSICAL CONTACT, OR ATTEMPTS, OR THREATENS TO DO THE SAME. SEXUAL HARASSMENT 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. LBD02849-01-1
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