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S04983 Summary:

BILL NOS04983
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORLANZA
 
COSPNSRGALLIVAN, JORDAN
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add §125.24, Pen L
 
Establishes the crime of feticide or the intentional killing of an unborn child at any stage of gestation; makes such crime a class A felony.
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S04983 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          4983
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 22, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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
          feticide
 
          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 125.24  to
     2  read as follows:
     3  § 125.24 Feticide.
     4    A  person is guilty of feticide when with intent to cause the death of
     5  an unborn child at any stage of gestation, he or she causes  the  termi-
     6  nation  of  a  woman's  pregnancy  resulting in the death of such unborn
     7  child at any stage of gestation, except when such termination occurs  in
     8  accordance with section twenty-five hundred ninety-nine-bb of the public
     9  health law.
    10    Feticide is a class A felony.
    11    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    12  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06908-01-1
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