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Bill to Criminalize Teacher/Student Sexual Activity

Bill to Criminalize Teacher/Student Sexual Activity

Albany (WENY)---The New York Senate Passes a Bill to Protect teenagers.

Monday, the New York Senate passed legislation that would make it a crime for school employees to engage in sexual activity with students.

The bill includes students who are older than 17 years-old, New York's legal age of consent.

A violation would be a class E felony and would carry up to 4 years in prison.

The bill is headed to the Assembly.