S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 6778 A. 9025
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
March 10, 2014
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed,
and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,
Crime and Correction
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, SALADINO -- read once
and referred to the Committee on Correction
AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to restricting sex
offenders from residing near the residence of their victim
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 168-w of the correction law, as relettered by chap-
ter 604 of the laws of 2005, is relettered section 168-x and a new
section 168-w is added to read as follows:
S 168-W. LEVEL TWO AND LEVEL THREE SEX OFFENDER RESIDENCE LIMITATION;
PENALTY. 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY LEVEL TWO OR LEVEL THREE SEX
OFFENDER TO RESIDE WITHIN FIFTEEN HUNDRED FEET OF THE RESIDENCE OF A
VICTIM OF THEIR ABUSE.
2. THE RESIDENCE PROHIBITION ESTABLISHED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
SECTION SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR AS LONG AS THE OFFENDER IS CLASSIFIED
AS A LEVEL TWO OR THREE SEX OFFENDER.
3. A SEX OFFENDER WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF
THIS SECTION SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS E FELONY.
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.