senate Bill S2328A

Prohibits placing of level 2 or 3 sex offenders in any temporary emergency housing or homeless shelters used to house families with children

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  • 16 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO SOCIAL SERVICES
  • 12 / Feb / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 02 / May / 2013
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO FINANCE
  • 02 / May / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 2328A
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1598
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 24 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO SOCIAL SERVICES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO SOCIAL SERVICES
  • 29 / Apr / 2014
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 28 / May / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.934
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 02 / Jun / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO SOCIAL SERVICES

Summary

Prohibits placing of level 2 and 3 sex offenders in any temporary emergency housing or homeless shelters used to house families with children.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4792B
Versions:
S2328
S2328A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Assembly Social Services
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-y, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2011-2012: S990A, A7067
2009-2010: S1867

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BILL NUMBER:S2328A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation
to restricting placement of level two or level three sex offenders in
any temporary emergency housing or homeless shelters used to house
families with children

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Prohibits placing of level 2 and 3
sex offenders in any temporary emergency housing or homeless shelters
used to house families with children.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Adds a new section 131-y to the Social
Services Law prohibiting placement of level 2 and level 3 sex
offenders in temporary housing or homeless shelters used to house
families with children.

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation would require municipalities to place
homeless level 2 and level 3 sex offenders in adult-only shelters or
emergency housing where they will not be in close contact with
children. Sex offenders are already barred from living in public
housing; this measure extends the same protection to homeless
families. This amendment makes a technical cross reference change.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2008: S.7742 - Referred to Social Services,
Children & Families 2009-10: S.1867 - Referred to Social Services,
Children & Families 2011-12: S.990 - Senate Calendar No. 716

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: No costs to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect 180 days after it shall
have become law.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2328--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, ADAMS, AVELLA, BALL, CARLUCCI, DIAZ, DILAN,
  FELDER, FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, HASSELL-THOMPSON,  LANZA,  MARTINS,
  RANZENHOFER,  SAMPSON,  SAVINO,  SEWARD,  STAVISKY  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Social  Services -- reported favorably from said committee and commit-
  ted to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services  law,  in  relation  to  restricting
  placement  of  level two or level three sex offenders in any temporary
  emergency housing or homeless shelters used  to  house  families  with
  children

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new  section
131-y to read as follows:
  S  131-Y.  PLACEMENT  OF  LEVEL  TWO  OR  LEVEL  THREE  SEX OFFENDERS.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, NEITHER THE OFFICE OF
TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE,  NOR  A  SOCIAL  SERVICES  OFFICIAL
ACTING  ON  HIS  OR HER OWN OR AS AN AGENT PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE, SHALL
PERMIT OR CAUSE THE PLACEMENT OF ANY SEX OFFENDER WHO HAS BEEN  ASSIGNED
A  LEVEL TWO OR LEVEL THREE DESIGNATION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-C OF THE
CORRECTION LAW, INTO ANY TEMPORARY EMERGENCY HOUSING OR  HOMELESS  SHEL-
TERS USED TO HOUSE FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03999-04-3

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