Tuesday, May 16, 2017
NY seeks to prohibit prisoners convicted of sex crimes against minors from possessing pics of minors in priso
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2017-2018 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
May 10, 2017
Introduced by Sen. JACOBS -- 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 prohibiting child sex offenders from possessing a depiction of any minor during their incarceration
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEMBLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 70.80 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
10. EVERY SENTENCE FOR A FELONY SEX OFFENSE, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, IMPOSED PURSUANT TO ANY SECTION OF THIS ARTICLE, WHERE THE VICTIM OF SUCH OFFENSE WAS A MINOR, SHALL INCLUDE AS A PART THEREOF A PROHIBITION AGAINST THE POSSESSION OF PHOTOGRAPHS, VIDEOS OR ANY OTHER DEPICTIONS OF ANY MINOR DURING THE TERM OF SUCH INCARCERATION.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.