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
May 3, 2011
Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to publication of
victims' personal information in stalking offenses
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new section
66-b to read as follows:
S 66-B. REPORTS RELATED TO STALKING OFFENSES KEPT BY POLICE AUTHORI-
TIES. ALL REPORTS AND RECORDS RELATING TO ANY STALKING OFFENSE, AS
DEFINED IN SECTIONS 120.45, 120.50, 120.55 AND 120.60 OF THE PENAL LAW,
KEPT OR MAINTAINED BY THE STATE POLICE OR BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OR
FORCE OF ANY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR OTHER DISTRICT OF THE STATE,
SHALL NOT BE OPEN TO PUBLIC INSPECTION. SUCH POLICE AUTHORITIES SHALL
WITHHOLD FROM PUBLIC DISCLOSURE THE NAME, ADDRESS AND ALL OTHER PERSONAL
INFORMATION RELATING TO THE VICTIM OF THE STALKING OFFENSE.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.