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A05269 Summary:

BILL NO    A05269A

SAME AS    SAME AS S02937-A

SPONSOR    Titone (MS)

COSPNSR    Gibson, Ortiz, Castro, Gunther, Weprin, Millman, Weisenberg,
           Scarborough, Galef, Zebrowski, Hooper, Miller M, Jaffee

MLTSPNSR   Abbate, Arroyo, Barclay, Boyland, Burling, Calhoun, Ceretto, Colton,
           Conte, Corwin, Crouch, Duprey, Finch, Gottfried, Hawley, Hikind,
           Lupardo, Magnarelli, Maisel, Markey, McEneny, McKevitt, Meng,
           Montesano, Oaks, Perry, Raia, Reilly, Robinson, Saladino, Schimel,
           Schimminger, Tobacco

Add S240.49, Pen L

Establishes the class E felony of dissemination of false missing child
information.
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A05269 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         5269--A
 
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 15, 2011
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M. of A. TITONE, GIBSON, ORTIZ, CASTRO, GUNTHER, WEPRIN,
          MILLMAN, WEISENBERG, SCARBOROUGH, GALEF, ZEBROWSKI, HOOPER, M. MILLER,
          JAFFEE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ABBATE,  ARROYO,  BARCLAY,
          BOYLAND,  BURLING,  CALHOUN,  CERETTO,  COLTON, CONTE, CORWIN, CROUCH,
          DUPREY, FINCH, GOTTFRIED, HAWLEY, HIKIND, LUPARDO, MAGNARELLI, MAISEL,

          MARKEY, McENENY, McKEVITT, MENG, MONTESANO, OAKS, PERRY, RAIA, REILLY,
          ROBINSON, SALADINO, SCHIMEL, SCHIMMINGER, TOBACCO  --  read  once  and
          referred  to the Committee on Codes -- recommitted to the Committee on
          Codes in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to dissemination of false
          information about a missing child
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 240.49 to
     2  read as follows:
     3  § 240.49 Dissemination of false missing child information.
     4    A person is guilty of dissemination of false missing child information

     5  when, knowing the information he or she reported,  conveyed,  circulated
     6  or  disseminated  is  false or baseless, he or she states or reports, by
     7  any means, that a child is a missing child as defined in subdivision one
     8  of section eight hundred thirty-seven-e of the executive law, and  as  a
     9  result  of such report, conveyance, circulation or dissemination, public
    10  funds were expended to investigate and/or locate the  purported  missing
    11  child.
    12    Dissemination of false missing child information is a class E felony.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    14  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.
                                                                   LBD04609-03-2
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