S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 15, 2014
Introduced by Sen. RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime
AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to prohibiting sex
offenders from residing in community homes
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 168-
ee to read as follows:
S 168-EE. COMMUNITY RESIDENCES. ANY SEX OFFENDER REGISTERED PURSUANT
TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE PROHIBITED FROM RESIDING IN A COMMUNITY RESI-
DENCE. A COMMUNITY RESIDENCE, FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, SHALL BE
DEFINED AS ANY FACILITY OPERATED BY OR SUBJECT TO LICENSURE BY THE
OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH OR THE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL
DISABILITIES WHICH PROVIDES A SUPERVISED RESIDENCE OR RESIDENTIAL
RESPITE SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.