senate Bill S1475

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides residency requirements for sex offenders

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 07, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S1475 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1423
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§168-b & 168-t, ren §168-w to be §168-x, add §168-w, Cor L; amd §259-c, Exec L; amd §65.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1300, A7948

S1475 - Summary

Provides residency requirements for sex offenders including criminal sanctions for violations; prohibits sex offenders from residing in a residence that is within one thousand feet from any school building regularly used for instructional purposes.

S1475 - Sponsor Memo

S1475 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 1475                                                  A. 1423

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2011
                               ___________

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

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. CASTELLI, KATZ, SALADINO, CONTE,
  McDONOUGH, FINCH, TOBACCO, KOLB --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, the executive law and the penal law,
  in relation to certain residency requirements for sex offenders

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

  Section 1. Section 168-b of the correction law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 13 to read as follows:
  13.  THE  DIVISION, WHEN ACKNOWLEDGING INITIAL REGISTRATION AND THERE-
AFTER IN ANNUAL CORRESPONDENCE, SHALL ADVISE EACH SEX OFFENDER  TO  WHOM
THE  RESIDENCY  RESTRICTION IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-W OF THIS
ARTICLE APPLIES, CONCERNING THE TERMS  AND  SPECIFIC  DURATION  OF  SUCH
RESTRICTION.
  S 2. Section 168-t of the correction law, as amended by chapter 373 of
the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  S  168-t.  Penalty. Any sex offender required to register or to verify
pursuant to the provisions of this article  who  fails  to  register  or
verify  in  the  manner and within the time periods provided for in this
article shall be guilty of a class E  felony  upon  conviction  for  the
first  offense,  and  upon conviction for a second or subsequent offense
shall be guilty of a class D felony. Any sex offender who  violates  the
provisions  of  section  one hundred sixty-eight-v OR SUBDIVISION ONE OF
SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-W of this article shall be guilty  of  a
class  A  misdemeanor  upon  conviction  for the first offense, and upon
conviction for a second or subsequent offense shall be guilty of a class
D felony. Any such failure to register or verify may also be  the  basis

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05485-01-1

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