senate Bill S297

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires level 3 sex offenders be subject to lifetime probation and to submit to yearly polygraphic examinations while on parole or probation

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 06, 2010 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 07, 2009 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S297 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§168-d, 168-f, 168-h & 168-t, Cor L; amd §§60.01 & 65.00, Pen L; add §257-b, amd §259-i, Exec L

S297 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all level 3 sex offenders to be subject to lifetime probation after the completion of all other sentences imposed upon such sex offender; requires administration of yearly polygraph test while on probation or parole; authorizes local probation department to collect an administrative fee to cover the costs of supervising such sex offenders; authorizes tracking such sex offenders by use of global tracking devices.

S297 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S297 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   297

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, the penal law and the executive law,
  in  relation  to  requiring  all  level  three  sex offenders to be on
  probation for life and requiring all such sex offenders to  submit  to
  yearly polygraphic examinations while on probation or parole

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

  Section 1. Section 168-d of the correction law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. EVERY SEX OFFENDER HAVING BEEN DESIGNATED A LEVEL THREE RISK SHALL,
IN  ADDITION  TO  ANY  OTHER  SENTENCES  IMPOSED  UPON SUCH OFFENDER, BE
SENTENCED TO PROBATION FOR LIFE TO BE SERVED AFTER  THE  TERMINATION  OF
ALL SUCH OTHER SENTENCES.
  S  2.  The  section heading of section 168-f of the correction law, as
amended by chapter 453 of the laws of 1999, is amended and a new  subdi-
vision 7 is added to read as follows:
  Duty  to  register and to verify; SUBMISSION TO A POLYGRAPHIC EXAMINA-
TION.
  7. EVERY SEX OFFENDER WHO HAS BEEN GIVEN  A  LEVEL  THREE  DESIGNATION
SHALL  WHILE  ON PAROLE, CONDITIONAL RELEASE OR POST-RELEASE SUPERVISION
SUBMIT TO A POLYGRAPHIC EXAMINATION ADMINISTERED BY HIS  OR  HER  PAROLE
OFFICER,  AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR, AND SHALL WHILE ON PROBATION SUBMIT TO A
POLYGRAPHIC EXAMINATION ADMINISTERED BY HIS OR HER PROBATION OFFICER, AT
LEAST ONCE A YEAR.  EVERY POLYGRAPHIC EXAMINATION REQUIRED TO BE  ADMIN-
ISTERED  PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THE
RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE DIVISION.
  S 3. Section 168-h of the correction law is amended by  adding  a  new
subdivision 4 to read as follows:

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

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