senate Bill S8027A

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
May 25, 2022 print number 8027b
May 25, 2022 amend and recommit to codes
Mar 28, 2022 print number 8027a
Mar 28, 2022 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 20, 2022 referred to codes

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S8027 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally

S8027 - 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.

S8027 - Sponsor Memo

S8027 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8027
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SAVINO, STAVISKY -- 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
   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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S8027A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally

S8027A - 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.

S8027A - Sponsor Memo

S8027A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8027--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SAVINO,  STAVISKY,  GALLIVAN,  GAUGHRAN, MANNION,
   PALUMBO, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
   to  be  committed  to  the Committee 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.
   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.
                                                            LBD13896-02-2

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S8027B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally

S8027B (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.

S8027B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8027B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8027--B
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  SAVINO,  STAVISKY,  GALLIVAN,  GAUGHRAN, MANNION,
   PALUMBO, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
   to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged,
   bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
   committee  -- 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

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13896-04-2

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