Senate Passes Bill to Protect Teens From Sexual Predators at Schools

Andrew J. Lanza

May 14, 2012

The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would make it a crime for school employees to engage in sexual activity with students, including those who are older than New York’s legal age of consent. The bill (



), cosponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza, addresses inappropriate student-school employee relationships by criminalizing sexual conduct between school employees and full-time students of elementary and secondary schools.