senate Bill S387

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

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 07 / Jan / 2009
    • REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
  • 06 / Jan / 2010
    • REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A953
Versions:
S387
Legislative Cycle:
2009-2010
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER: S387

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.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
A.1964 - S.5886 of 2006-08

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 act on its effective date shall be promulgated on or before such
date.
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