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