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Bill S3325-2011

Provides that the registration of sex offenders shall include a statement that he or she is in compliance with certain state, county and local laws

Provides that the registration of sex offenders shall include a statement that the offender is in compliance with certain state, county and local laws relating to residency and employment.

Details

Actions

  • Mar 21, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 20, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.437
  • Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
  • Jan 4, 2012: returned to senate
  • Jan 4, 2012: died in assembly
  • Apr 6, 2011: referred to correction
  • Apr 5, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Apr 5, 2011: PASSED SENATE
  • Mar 10, 2011: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Mar 9, 2011: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 8, 2011: 1ST REPORT CAL.190
  • Feb 16, 2011: REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction - Mar 8, 2011
Ayes (11): Nozzolio, DeFrancisco, Gallivan, Griffo, Little, Maziarz, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Hassell-Thompson, Kennedy, Peralta
Ayes W/R (2): Rivera, Kruger
Nays (1): Montgomery
VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction - Mar 20, 2012
Ayes (11): Nozzolio, DeFrancisco, Gallivan, Griffo, Little, Maziarz, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Kennedy, Peralta, Espaillat
Ayes W/R (1): Rivera
Nays (2): Hassell-Thompson, Montgomery

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3325

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to sex offender registration

PURPOSE: To help insure that sex offenders are held responsible for knowing what the state and local residency and employment laws are in the community verifying they are in compliance with them.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends sections (b) and (b-1) of Section 168-F(2) of the Correction Law.

EXISTING LAW: The present law requires verification of residency and employment but does not put the burden on the offenders of verifying that they are in compliance with state and local laws that regulate residency and employment.

JUSTIFICATION: The State and Localities have imposed numerous laws regulating where a sex offender can reside or work. This bill places the obligation on the offender of knowing those laws, complying with them and verifying their compliance.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-10 S. 3819; 2007-2008 S.7834

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ S. 3325 A. 5353 2011-2012 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y February 16, 2011 ___________
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, BONACIC, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, SALAND -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Correction AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to sex offender regis- tration THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 of section 168-f of the correction law, as added by chapter 192 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows: (b) The verification form shall be signed by the sex offender, and state that he OR SHE still resides at the address last reported to the division, THAT HE OR SHE IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL STATE, COUNTY AND LOCAL RESIDENCY LAWS AND LAWS REGARDING THE EMPLOYMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS. 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 three designation, such offender shall sign the verification form, and state that he or she still is employed at the address last reported to the division AND THAT HE OR SHE IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH ALL STATE, COUNTY AND LOCAL RESIDENCY LAWS AND LAWS REGARDING THE EMPLOYMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS. S 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law.

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