S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
April 18, 2011
Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and
Correction -- recommitted to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and
Correction in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
to said committee
AN ACT to amend the correction law and the vehicle and traffic law, in
relation to identifying registered sex offenders
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 168-b of the correction law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 13 to read as follows:
13. THE DIVISION SHALL, TO AID IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF REGISTERED SEX
OFFENDERS, MAKE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHI-
CLES IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED
SEVEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
S 2. Section 507 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding
two new subdivisions 6 and 7 to read as follows:
6. IDENTIFICATION OF SEX OFFENDERS ON LICENSES. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
REQUIRE THAT EVERY LICENSE ISSUED TO OR RECEIVED BY A PERSON REGISTERED
AS A SEX OFFENDER WITH THE DEPARTMENT BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE SERVICES, PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-B OF THE
CORRECTION LAW, BEAR A LETTERED CODE DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT, TO
IDENTIFY SUCH PERSON AS A CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
CHARGE A TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR FEE FOR THE REPLACEMENT LICENSE.
7. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CAUSE A STATEWIDE DATABASE TO BE ESTABLISHED
CONTAINING THE REGISTRATION INFORMATION GATHERED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
SIX OF THIS SECTION. SUCH DATABASE SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO STATE AND
LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES UPON REQUEST THEREFROM.
S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.