Requires level two sex offenders to register their employment address and relates to certain requirements of distribution of the subdirectory.
Ayes (60): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Oppenheimer, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Nays (2): Duane, Montgomery
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7950 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY May 25, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. M. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Correction AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring level two sex offenders to register their employment address and relating to certain requirements of distribution of the subdirectory THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of section 168-b of the correction law, as amended by chapter 10 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: (e) If the sex offender has been given a level TWO OR three desig- nation, such offender's employment address and/or expected place of employment. S 2. Paragraph (b-1) of subdivision 2 of section 168-f of the correction law, as amended by chapter 10 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: (b-1) If the sex offender has been given a level TWO OR three desig- nation, such offender shall sign the verification form, and state that he or she still is employed at the address last reported to the divi- sion. S 3. Subdivision 1 of section 168-q of the correction law, as amended by chapter 478 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. The division shall maintain a subdirectory of level two and three sex offenders. The subdirectory shall include the exact address, address of the offender's place of employment and photograph of the sex offender along with the following information, if available: name, physical description, age and distinctive markings. Background information including the sex offender's crime of conviction, modus of operation, type of victim targeted, the name and address of any institution of higher education at which the sex offender is enrolled, attends, is employed or resides and a description of special conditions imposed onEXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11780-01-1 A. 7950 2
the sex offender shall also be included. The subdirectory shall have sex offender listings categorized by county and zip code.
[A copy of the subdirectory shall annually be distributed to the offices of local village, town, city, county or state law enforcement agencies for purposes of public access. The division shall distribute monthly updates to the offices of local village, town, city, county or state law enforcement agencies for purposes of public access. Such departments shall require that a person in writing provide their name and address prior to viewing the subdirectory. Any information identifying the victim by name, birth date, address or relation to the sex offender shall be excluded from the subdirectory distributed for purposes of public access. The subdirectory provided for herein shall be updated monthly to maintain its efficiency and usefulness and shall be computer accessible.]Such subdirectory shall be made available at all times on the internet via the division homepage. Any person may apply to the division to receive automated e-mail notifications whenever a new or updated subdirectory registration occurs in a geographic area specified by such person. The division shall furnish such service at no charge to such person, who shall request e-mail notification by county and/or zip code on forms developed and provided by the division. E-mail notifica- tion is limited to three geographic areas per e-mail account. S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.