Senate Bill S4396

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the decriminalization of sex work; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee

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

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2023-S4396 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§230.02, 230.03, 230.15, 230.20, 230.25 & 230.40, amd Pen L, generally; rpld §§60.47 & 170.80, §170.30 sub 4, §720.15 sub 4, amd §§160.50, 440.10, 420.35 & 720.35, CP L; amd §1310, CPLR; amd §§12, 351 & 352, Mult Dwell L; amd §2320, Pub Health L; amd §§711 & 715, RPAP L; amd §§231 & 233, RP L; amd §§509-cc & 510-d, V & T L; amd §§7-703 & 20-247, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S6419, A8230
2021-2022: S3075, A849

2023-S4396 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Decriminalizes certain prostitution offenses; amends provisions relating to prosecution of such offenses and vacating judgments.

2023-S4396 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S4396 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             February 8, 2023
   RAMOS,  RIVERA,  SEPULVEDA -- 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 decriminalizing sex  work;
   and  to repeal certain provisions of such law relating to prostitution
   (Part A); to amend the criminal procedure law and the  civil  practice
   law  and  rules, in relation to eliminating prior criminal records and
   making other related changes; and to repeal certain provisions of  the
   criminal  procedure  law  relating  to the prosecution of prostitution
   offenses (Part B); and to amend the multiple dwelling law, the  public
   health  law,  the  real property actions and proceedings law, the real
   property law, the vehicle and traffic law, and the administrative code
   of the city of New York, in  relation  to  making  conforming  changes
   (Part C)
   Section 1. This act enacts into law major  components  of  legislation
 relating to the decriminalization of certain prostitution offenses. Each
 component  of  this  act is wholly contained within a Part identified as
 Parts A through C. The effective  date  for  each  particular  provision
 contained  within  such  Part  is  set forth in the last section of such
 Part. Any provision in any section contained within  a  Part,  including
 the  effective  date of the Part, which makes reference to a section "of
 this act", when used in connection with that particular component, shall
 be deemed to mean and refer to the corresponding section of the Part  in
 which  it  is  found.  Section three of this act sets  forth the general
 effective date of this act.
                                  PART A
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
 S. 4396                             2


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10 months ago

Let consenting adults do what they want . To much big government nowadays

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