Senate Bill S1488

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Expands the amount of information available about registered sex offenders on the division of criminal justice services website

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


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2009-S1488 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3793
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§168-b, 168-l & 168-q, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2005, A4871
2013-2014: S2017, A2649
2015-2016: S4776, A6019
2017-2018: S962, A5113
2019-2020: S3029, A872

2009-S1488 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the amount of information available to police and the public, by means of the internet, on registered sex offenders; authorizes any person to register with the division of criminal justice services to receive e-mail notification of all sex offenders residing within their zip code.

2009-S1488 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2009-S1488 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1488

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced   by  Sens.  SKELOS,  ALESI,  BONACIC,  DeFRANCISCO,  FARLEY,
  FUSCHILLO, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, HANNON, LANZA,  LAVALLE,  LEIBELL,  LITTLE,
  MARCELLINO, MAZIARZ, MORAHAN, SALAND, VOLKER, WINNER -- 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, in relation to the  registration  of
  sex offenders

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 168-b of the  correction  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  106  of  the  laws  of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  6. The division shall also establish a [subdirectory] DIRECTORY pursu-
ant to section one hundred sixty-eight-q of this article.
  S 2.  Paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subdivision 6 of section 168-l of
the correction law, paragraphs (a) and (b) as amended by chapter 106  of
the laws of 2006 and paragraph (c) as separately amended by chapters 318
and 680 of the laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows:
  (a)  If  the  risk  of  repeat offense is low, a level one designation
shall be given to such sex offender. In such case  the  law  enforcement
agency or agencies having jurisdiction and the law enforcement agency or
agencies  having  had  jurisdiction at the time of his or her conviction
shall be notified and may disseminate  relevant  information  which  may
include  a  photograph  and  description  of  the offender and which may
include the name of the sex offender, approximate address based  on  sex
offender's  zip  code,  background  information including the offender's
crime of conviction, modus of operation, type of  victim  targeted,  the
name and address of any institution of higher education at which the sex
offender   is   enrolled,  attends,  is  employed  or  resides  and  the
description of special conditions imposed on the offender to any  entity
with vulnerable populations related to the nature of the offense commit-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03414-01-9
              

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