senate Bill S7789

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to juvenile delinquency proceedings for certain acts committed by a sixteen or seventeen year old; amends the definition of juvenile delinquent

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Current Bill Status Via A8739 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2022 signed chap.38
delivered to governor
Feb 08, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
Feb 02, 2022 3rd reading cal.158
substituted for s7789
Feb 02, 2022 substituted by a8739
Jan 18, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.158
Jan 11, 2022 referred to rules

S7789 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8739
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§117, 301.2 & 304.1, Fam Ct Act; amd §§409-a, 458-m & 458-o, Soc Serv L; amd §§502, 507-a & 840, Exec L (as proposed in S.4051-A & A.4982-A)

S7789 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to juvenile delinquency proceedings for certain acts committed by a sixteen or seventeen year old; amends the definition of juvenile delinquent; makes technical changes relating to such provisions.

S7789 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7789 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7789
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the family court act, the social services law,  and  the
   executive law, in relation to raising the lower age of juvenile delin-
   quency  jurisdiction  from  age  seven  to age twelve and to establish
   differential response programs for children under the age of twelve

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The opening paragraph of subdivision (b) of section 117 of
 the family court act, as amended by chapter 7 of the laws  of  2007,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   For  every juvenile delinquency proceeding under article three involv-
 ing an allegation of an act committed by a person which, if done  by  an
 adult,  would  be  a crime (i) defined in sections 125.27 (murder in the
 first degree); 125.25 (murder in the second degree); 135.25  (kidnapping
 in the first degree); or 150.20 (arson in the first degree) of the penal
 law  committed by a person thirteen, fourteen [or], fifteen, SIXTEEN, OR
 SEVENTEEN years of age; or such conduct committed as  a  sexually  moti-
 vated  felony,  where authorized pursuant to section 130.91 of the penal
 law; (ii) defined in sections 120.10  (assault  in  the  first  degree);
 125.20  (manslaughter  in  the  first degree); 130.35 (rape in the first
 degree); 130.50 (criminal  sexual  act  in  the  first  degree);  130.70
 (AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE FIRST DEGREE); 135.20 (kidnapping in the
 second  degree), but only where the abduction involved the use or threat
 of use of deadly physical force; 150.15 (arson in the second degree); or
 160.15 (robbery in the first degree) of the penal  law  committed  by  a
 person  thirteen, fourteen [or], fifteen, SIXTEEN, OR SEVENTEEN years of
 age; or such conduct committed as a  sexually  motivated  felony,  where
 authorized pursuant to section 130.91 of the penal law; (iii) defined in
 the  penal  law  as  an  attempt to commit murder in the first or second
 degree or kidnapping in the first degree committed by a person thirteen,
 fourteen [or], fifteen, SIXTEEN, OR SEVENTEEN  years  of  age;  or  such
 conduct  committed  as  a  sexually  motivated  felony, where authorized
 pursuant to section 130.91 of the penal law;  (iv)  defined  in  section
 140.30 (burglary in the first degree); subdivision one of section 140.25
 (burglary  in  the  second  degree);  subdivision  two of section 160.10
 (robbery in the second degree) of the penal law; or  section  265.03  of

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