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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:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                        5269--A

                              2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   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  S 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    S 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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