|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||referred to social services|
|Feb 09, 2009||referred to social services|
senate Bill S1867
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Social Services Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1867 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1867 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1867 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the social services law, in relation to restricting placement of level two and 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.
S1867 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1867 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 9, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to restricting placement of level two and 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 CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, NOR A SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICIAL ACTING ON HIS OR HER OWN OR AS AN AGENT PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-EIGHT-A OF THIS TITLE, SHALL PERMIT OR CAUSE THE PLACEMENT OF ANY SEX OFFENDER WHO HAS BEEN ASSIGNED A LEVEL TWO OR LEVEL THREE DESIG- NATION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-C OF THE CORRECTION LAW, INTO ANY TEMPO- RARY EMERGENCY HOUSING OR HOMELESS SHELTERS USED TO HOUSE FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05255-01-9
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