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A03908 Summary:

Add 260.07, Pen L
Prohibits the sale or purchase of minor children; makes such crime a class B felony.
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A03908 Actions:

01/31/2019referred to codes
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A03908 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 31, 2019
        Introduced  by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to unlawfully buying or sell-
          ing a 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 260.07 to
     2  read as follows:
     3  § 260.07 Unlawfully buying or selling a child.
     4    1. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell  or  purchase  a  minor
     5  child.
     6    2.  It  shall not be a violation of this section if the only consider-
     7  ation paid by the person receiving or to receive the child  is  intended
     8  to  pay  for  the  prenatal hospital or medical expenses involved in the
     9  birth of the child, or attorneys'  fees  and  court  costs  involved  in
    10  effectuating transfer of child custody consistent with the provisions of
    11  subdivision  six  of  section  three  hundred seventy-four of the social
    12  services law.
    13    Unlawfully buying or selling a child is a class B felony.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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