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A03865 Summary:

COSPNSRBrabenec, Colton, McDonough, Morinello
Amd §260.10, Pen L
Establishes legislation to protect children under the age of eighteen from inappropriate communication which creates the foreseeable risk of endangering the child's emotional, mental or physical welfare.
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A03865 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 28, 2021
        Introduced  by M. of A. TAGUE, BRABENEC, COLTON, McDONOUGH, MORINELLO --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to protecting children  under
          the age of eighteen from endangerment
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  260.10  of  the  penal  law,  as
     2  amended  by  chapter  447  of  the  laws  of 2010, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    1. He or she knowingly acts in a manner likely to be injurious to  the
     5  physical, mental or moral welfare of a child less than [seventeen] eigh-
     6  teen years old or directs or authorizes such child to engage in an occu-
     7  pation  involving  a  substantial  risk  of danger to his or her life or
     8  health; or
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    10  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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