Bill S3582-2013

Provides for a sex offender public awareness outreach program to provide educational outreach to schools, community groups and clergy on issues related to sex offenders

Provides for a sex offender public awareness outreach program to provide educational outreach to schools, community groups and clergy on issues related to sex offenders.

Details

Actions

  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
  • Jan 8, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jan 8, 2014: died in assembly
  • Jun 12, 2013: referred to correction
  • Jun 12, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 12, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 11, 2013: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1253
  • Jun 11, 2013: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • May 20, 2013: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Feb 6, 2013: REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction - May 20, 2013
Ayes (10): Gallivan, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Griffo, Little, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Ritchie, Hoylman, Peralta
Ayes W/R (1): Rivera
Nays (2): Hassell-Thompson, Montgomery

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3582

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to establishing the sex offender public awareness program

PURPOSE: The purpose of the legislation to provide public awareness outreach programs to schools (public/private) community based groups and clergy SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The board shall establish an educational outreach program for sex offender awareness. by providing for educational outreach service to schools (public/private), community groups and clergy. Such programs shall be operated at the community level in a manner consistent with procedures set forth.

(i) alternative funding sources other than state, including local government and private sources;

(ii) coordination of both private/public to provide educational outreach programs;

(iii) long range development of services to be made available to the schools, communities and clergy. The board shall prepare an annual report to the governor and the legislature, on or before the first of December of each year.

JUSTIFICATION: This will provide for sex offender public awareness outreach programs in local counties to provide education to our schools (private/public) and community based organizations and clergy on the issues related to the release of sex offenders back into society.

HISTORY: 2009-2010 Referred to Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections 2011-2012 Referred to Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: Unknown.

EFFECTIVE DATE: The ninetieth day after it shall become law, provided, however, that any rules or regulations necessary for the timely implementation of this on its effective date shall be promulgated on or before such date.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3582 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 6, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to establishing the sex offender public awareness program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 168-l of the correction law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows: 6-A. THE BOARD SHALL ESTABLISH A SEX OFFENDER PUBLIC AWARENESS PROGRAM. (A) THE BOARD SHALL ESTABLISH AN EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR SEX OFFENDER AWARENESS BY PROVIDING FOR EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH SERVICES TO SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY GROUPS, AND CLERGY. SUCH PROGRAMS SHALL BE OPERATED AT THE COMMUNITY LEVEL IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH PROCE- DURES SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION. (B) THE BOARD SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH OUTREACH PROGRAM, AND SHALL BE DESIGNED TO PROMOTE: (I) ALTERNATIVE FUNDING SOURCES OTHER THAN THE STATE, INCLUDING LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SOURCES; (II) COORDINATION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EFFORTS TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAMS; AND (III) LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT OF SERVICES TO BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES, AND CLERGY. (C) THESE REGULATIONS SHALL ALSO PROVIDE FOR SERVICES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO OUTREACH TO THE COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AND OTHER CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICIALS TO ASSIST IN SUCH EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAM. (D) THE BOARD SHALL PREPARE AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE, ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER FIRST OF EACH YEAR ON THE PROGRAMS; INCLUDING:
(I) THE PROGRAMS FUNDED BY THE BOARD; (II) OTHER SOURCES OF FUNDING FOR THE EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAMS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION; (III) AN ASSESSMENT OF THE NECESSARY APPROPRIATIONS TO THE BOARD TO MEET THE REASONABLE NEEDS OF THE PROGRAMS UNDER THIS SECTION; AND (IV) AN ESTIMATE OF THE REASONABLE NEEDS OF PROGRAMS IN THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR. S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately any rules or regulations necessary for the timely implementation of this act on its effective date may be promulgated on or before such date.

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