Bill S2292-2013

Provides for crime of non-support of a child where a parent voluntarily reduces or terminates employment or fails to seek employment

Provides for crime of non-support of a child where a parent voluntarily reduces or terminates employment or fails to seek employment to circumvent the order of child support.

Details

Actions

  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO CODES
  • Jan 8, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jan 8, 2014: died in assembly
  • Apr 22, 2013: referred to codes
  • Apr 22, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Apr 22, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • Mar 21, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Mar 20, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 19, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.257
  • Jan 15, 2013: REFERRED TO CODES

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Codes - Mar 19, 2013
Ayes (16): Nozzolio, Boyle, DeFrancisco, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Golden, Lanza, O'Mara, Smith, Squadron, Perkins, Espaillat, Hoylman, Sampson, O'Brien

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2292 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 15, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. BALL -- 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 non-support of a child where parent voluntarily reduces or terminates employment THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 260.05 of the penal law, as added by chapter 70 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: 2. being a parent, guardian or other person obligated to make child support payments by an order of child support entered by a court OR AGENCY of competent jurisdiction for a child less than eighteen years old, he or she knowingly fails or refuses without lawful excuse to provide support for such child when he or she is able to do so, or becomes unable to do so, when, though employable, he or she voluntarily terminates his or her employment, voluntarily reduces his or her earning capacity, or fails to diligently seek employment. S 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 260.06 of the penal law, as added by chapter 70 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (b) being a parent, guardian or other person obligated to make child support payments by an order of child support entered by a court OR AGENCY of competent jurisdiction for a child less than eighteen years old, he or she KNOWINGLY fails or refuses without lawful excuse to provide support for such child when he or she is able to do so, OR BECOMES UNABLE TO DO SO, WHEN, THOUGH EMPLOYABLE, HE OR SHE VOLUNTARILY TERMINATES HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT, VOLUNTARILY REDUCES HIS OR HER EARNING CAPACITY OR FAILS TO DILIGENTLY SEEK EMPLOYMENT; and S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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