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File #: Int 0875-2001    Version: * Name: Reporting of Child Pornography
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 1/24/2001
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that commercial film and photographic print processors report child pornography to law enforcement officials.
Sponsors: Thomas V. Ognibene, Margarita Lopez, Helen M. Marshall, Eva S. Moskowitz, Michael C. Nelson, Angel Rodriguez, Michael J. Abel, Martin J. Golden, James S. Oddo, Alphonse Stabile, Noach Dear, Sheldon S. Leffler, Walter L. McCaffrey, Madeline T. Provenzano
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2001*Thomas V. Ognibene City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2001*Thomas V. Ognibene Legislative Documents Unit Printed Item Laid on Desk  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2001*Thomas V. Ognibene City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/24/2001*Thomas V. Ognibene City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No.875
 
By: Council Members Ognibene, Lopez, Marshall, Moskowitz, Nelson, Rodriguez, Abel, Golden, Oddo and Stabile; also Council Members Dear, Leffler, McCaffrey and Provenzano
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that commercial film and photographic print processors report child pornography to law enforcement officials.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      § 1. Title 10 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding thereto a new section 10-162 to read as follows:
 
§ 10-162. Commercial film and photographic print processors to report child pornography.
 
Commercial film and photographic print processors shall report to the New York City Police Department, when they have knowledge of or observe, within the scope of their professional capacity or employment, any film, photograph, videotape, negative, or slide depicting a child under the age of fourteen years engaged in any of the following:
 
1. sexual intercourse, including genital-genital, oral-genital, anal-genital, or oral-anal, whether between persons of the same sex or the opposite sex or between humans and animals;
2. penetration of the vagina, urethra, or rectum by any object;
3. masturbation for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer;
4. sadomasochistic abuse for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer; or
5. exhibition of the genitals or pubic or rectal areas of any person for the purpose of sexual stimulation of the viewer.
 
The intentional failure to make such report is a class A misdemeanor.
 
      § 2. This local law shall take effect 30 days after it is enacted.