assembly Bill A2901E

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in certain cases

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2012 print number 2901e
Jun 19, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to election law
Jan 04, 2012 referred to election law
Jun 07, 2011 print number 2901d
Jun 07, 2011 amend and recommit to election law
May 09, 2011 print number 2901c
May 09, 2011 amend and recommit to election law
Apr 28, 2011 print number 2901b
Apr 28, 2011 amend (t) and recommit to election law
Apr 06, 2011 print number 2901a
Apr 06, 2011 amend (t) and recommit to election law
Jan 21, 2011 referred to election law

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A2901 - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-508, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11014
2013-2014: A2440, A8902

A2901 - Summary

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in certain cases.

A2901 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2901

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GABRYSZAK, GALEF, JAFFEE, MAYERSOHN, HOYT, MILL-
  MAN, CAHILL, HOOPER, ZEBROWSKI --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  ABBATE,  AUBRY,  BARCLAY,  BRENNAN,  BURLING, CALHOUN, CORWIN, CRESPO,
  CROUCH, DUPREY, GIGLIO, GUNTHER, HIKIND, JEFFRIES, KOLB, MAISEL, McEN-
  ENY, MOLINARO, PHEFFER, REILLY, WEISENBERG -- read once  and  referred
  to the Committee on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to authorizing registra-
  tion records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential  in
  certain cases

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

  Section 1. The election law is amended by adding a new  section  5-510
to read as follows:
  S 5-510. CONFIDENTIALITY OF REGISTRATION RECORDS FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL
VIOLENCE.  1.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION VICTIM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE
MEANS A VICTIM OF ANY OFFENSE UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED  THIRTY  OF  THE
PENAL LAW.
  2. UPON APPLICATION MADE TO THE SUPREME COURT, IN THE COUNTY WHEREIN A
VICTIM  OF  SEXUAL  VIOLENCE IS REGISTERED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, THE
COURT MAY ISSUE AN ORDER REQUIRING THAT ANY REGISTRATION RECORD KEPT  OR
MAINTAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE WITH RESPECT TO SUCH AN INDI-
VIDUAL  BE  KEPT  SEPARATE AND APART FROM OTHER REGISTRATION RECORDS AND
NOT BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION OR COPYING BY  THE  PUBLIC  OR  ANY
OTHER  PERSON,  EXCEPT  ELECTION  OFFICIALS ACTING WITHIN THE COURSE AND
SCOPE OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES AND ONLY AS PERTINENT  AND  NECESSARY  IN
CONNECTION THEREWITH.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07831-01-1

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A2901A - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-508, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11014
2013-2014: A2440, A8902

A2901A - Summary

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in certain cases.

A2901A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2901--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GABRYSZAK, GALEF, JAFFEE, MAYERSOHN, HOYT, MILL-
  MAN, CAHILL, HOOPER, ZEBROWSKI --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  ABBATE,  AUBRY,  BARCLAY,  BRENNAN,  BURLING, CALHOUN, CORWIN, CRESPO,
  CROUCH, DUPREY, GIGLIO, GUNTHER, HIKIND, JEFFRIES, KOLB, MAISEL, McEN-
  ENY, MOLINARO, PHEFFER, REILLY, WEISENBERG -- read once  and  referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to authorizing
  registration records of victims of sexual violence to be  kept  confi-
  dential in certain cases

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

  Section 1. The criminal procedure law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 530.15 to read as follows:
S  530.15  CONFIDENTIALITY  OF  ELECTION  REGISTRATION  INFORMATION  FOR
              VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION VICTIM  OF  SEXUAL  VIOLENCE  MEANS  A
VICTIM OF ANY OFFENSE UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW.
  2. (A) AT ANY TIME PRIOR TO THE SENTENCING THE DEFENDANT IN THE UNDER-
LYING  CASE,  THE VICTIM OF THE SEXUAL ASSAULT MAY WRITE A LETTER TO THE
DISTRICT ATTORNEY PROSECUTING THE CASE, OR HIS  OR  HER  AGENT,  STATING
THAT THEY WISH TO HAVE THEIR VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION SEALED.
  (B)  UPON RECEIPT OF SUCH LETTER, THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY SHALL MOVE THE
COURT, AND THE COURT SHALL SO ORDER, THAT THE VOTER REGISTRATION  INFOR-
MATION  OF  THE  SEXUAL  ASSAULT  VICTIM BE KEPT SEPARATE AND APART FROM
OTHER REGISTRATION RECORDS AND NOT MADE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC  INSPECTION
OR COPYING.
  3. AT ANY TIME AFTER THE SENTENCING OF THE DEFENDANT IN THE UNDERLYING
CASE,  THE  VICTIM  OF THE SEXUAL ASSAULT MAY MAKE AN APPLICATION TO THE
COURT HAVING ORIGINAL JURISDICTION OVER THE CASE  TO  SEAL  HIS  OR  HER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07831-03-1

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A2901B - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-508, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11014
2013-2014: A2440, A8902

A2901B - Summary

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in certain cases.

A2901B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2901--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GABRYSZAK, GALEF, JAFFEE, HOYT, MILLMAN, CAHILL,
  HOOPER, ZEBROWSKI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ABBATE,  AUBRY,
  BARCLAY,  BRENNAN,  BURLING,  CALHOUN, CORWIN, CRESPO, CROUCH, DUPREY,
  GIGLIO, GUNTHER, HIKIND, JEFFRIES, KOLB,  MAISEL,  McENENY,  MOLINARO,
  PHEFFER, REILLY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
  reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  authorizing  registra-
  tion  records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential in
  certain cases

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  1  of section 5-508 of the election law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) "VICTIM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO IS  A  VICTIM  OF
ANY OFFENSE UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW.
  S  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 5-508 of the election law, as added by
chapter 73 of the laws of 2010, is amended and a new  subdivision  3  is
added to read as follows:
  2.  Upon application made to the [supreme court] DISTRICT ATTORNEY, in
the county wherein a victim of domestic violence is registered  pursuant
to  this  article, [the court] SUCH DISTRICT ATTORNEY may issue an order
requiring that any registration record kept or maintained in  accordance
with  this  article  with respect to such an individual be kept separate
and apart from other registration records and not be made available  for
inspection or copying by the public or any other person, except election
officials  acting  within  the course and scope of their official duties
and only as pertinent and necessary in connection therewith.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07831-08-1

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A2901C - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-508, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11014
2013-2014: A2440, A8902

A2901C - Summary

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in certain cases.

A2901C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2901--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GABRYSZAK, GALEF, JAFFEE, HOYT, MILLMAN, CAHILL,
  HOOPER, ZEBROWSKI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ABBATE,  AUBRY,
  BARCLAY,  BRENNAN,  BURLING,  CALHOUN, CORWIN, CRESPO, CROUCH, DUPREY,
  GIGLIO, GUNTHER, HIKIND, JEFFRIES, KOLB,  MAISEL,  McENENY,  MOLINARO,
  PHEFFER, REILLY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Election  Law  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
  reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from  said
  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommit-
  ted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  authorizing  registra-
  tion  records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential in
  certain cases

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  1  of section 5-508 of the election law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) "VICTIM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO IS  A  VICTIM  OF
ANY OFFENSE UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW.
  S  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 5-508 of the election law, as added by
chapter 73 of the laws of 2010, is amended and a new  subdivision  3  is
added to read as follows:
  2.  Upon application made to the [supreme court] DISTRICT ATTORNEY, in
the county wherein a victim of domestic violence is registered  pursuant
to  this  article, [the court may] SUCH DISTRICT ATTORNEY SHALL issue an
order requiring that any  registration  record  kept  or  maintained  in
accordance  with this article with respect to such an individual be kept
separate and apart from other  registration  records  and  not  be  made
available  for  inspection or copying by the public or any other person,
except election officials acting within the course and  scope  of  their

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07831-11-1

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A2901D - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-508, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11014
2013-2014: A2440, A8902

A2901D - Summary

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in certain cases.

A2901D - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2901--D

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GABRYSZAK, GALEF, JAFFEE, HOYT, MILLMAN, CAHILL,
  HOOPER, ZEBROWSKI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ABBATE,  AUBRY,
  BARCLAY,  BRENNAN,  BURLING,  CALHOUN, CORWIN, CRESPO, CROUCH, DUPREY,
  GIGLIO, GUNTHER, HIKIND, JEFFRIES, KOLB,  MAISEL,  McENENY,  MOLINARO,
  REILLY,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on
  Election Law -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from
  said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
  committee  --  again  reported  from  said  committee with amendments,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  authorizing  registra-
  tion  records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential in
  certain cases

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  1  of section 5-508 of the election law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) "VICTIM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO IS  A  VICTIM  OF
ANY OFFENSE UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW.
  S  2.  Section  5-508  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. UPON APPLICATION MADE TO THE SUPREME COURT, IN THE COUNTY WHEREIN A
VICTIM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE IS REGISTERED PURSUANT TO  THIS  ARTICLE,  THE
COURT  MAY ISSUE AN ORDER REQUIRING THAT ANY REGISTRATION RECORD KEPT OR
MAINTAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE WITH RESPECT TO SUCH AN INDI-
VIDUAL BE KEPT SEPARATE AND APART FROM OTHER  REGISTRATION  RECORDS  AND
NOT  BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  FOR INSPECTION OR COPYING BY THE PUBLIC OR ANY
OTHER PERSON, EXCEPT ELECTION OFFICIALS ACTING  WITHIN  THE  COURSE  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07831-13-1

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A2901E (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-508, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11014
2013-2014: A2440, A8902

A2901E (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in certain cases.

A2901E (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2901--E

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GABRYSZAK, GALEF, JAFFEE, MILLMAN, CAHILL, HOOP-
  ER, ZEBROWSKI --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  ABBATE,  AUBRY,
  BARCLAY,  BRENNAN,  BURLING,  CALHOUN, CORWIN, CRESPO, CROUCH, DUPREY,
  GIGLIO, GUNTHER, HIKIND,  JEFFRIES,  KOLB,  MAISEL,  McENENY,  MURRAY,
  REILLY,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on
  Election Law -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from
  said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
  committee  --  again  reported  from  said  committee with amendments,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  again  reported from said committee with amendments, ordered reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  authorizing  registra-
  tion records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in
  certain cases

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 5-508  of  the  election  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  "VICTIM  OF A SEXUAL OFFENSE" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO IS A VICTIM OF
ANY OFFENSE LISTED UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW.
  S 2. Section 5-508 of the election law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. UPON APPLICATION MADE TO THE SUPREME COURT, IN THE COUNTY WHEREIN A
VICTIM  OF  A SEXUAL OFFENSE IS REGISTERED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, THE
COURT MAY ISSUE AN ORDER REQUIRING THAT ANY REGISTRATION RECORD KEPT  OR
MAINTAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE WITH RESPECT TO SUCH AN INDI-
VIDUAL  BE  KEPT  SEPARATE AND APART FROM OTHER REGISTRATION RECORDS AND
NOT BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION OR COPYING BY  THE  PUBLIC  OR  ANY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07831-14-2