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A04969 Summary:

Amd 130.52, Pen L
Relates to the crime of forcible touching.
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A04969 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 10, 2015
        Introduced  by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
          as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from
          said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and
          recommitted to said committee
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal law, in relation to the crime of forcible
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The opening paragraph of section 130.52 of the penal law,
     2  as amended by chapter 264 of the laws of 2003,  is  amended  and  a  new
     3  subdivision 2 is added to read as follows:
     4    A  person  is  guilty  of  forcible  touching  when such person inten-
     5  tionally, and for no legitimate purpose[,]:
     6    1. forcibly touches the sexual or  other  intimate  parts  of  another
     7  person  for  the  purpose of degrading or abusing such person[;], or for
     8  the purpose of gratifying the actor's sexual desire[.]; or
     9    2. subjects another person to sexual contact for the purpose of grati-
    10  fying the actor's sexual desire and with intent to degrade or abuse such
    11  other person while such other person is a passenger on a bus, train,  or
    12  subway  car operated by any transit agency, authority or company, public
    13  or private, whose operation is authorized by New York state  or  any  of
    14  its political subdivisions.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    16  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.
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