senate Bill S1856A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Restricts the residency of certain sex offenders

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Your valid home address is used to determine which NY State Senator Represents you.
Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2012 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 22, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2012 1st report cal.434
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 06, 2011 amended on third reading 1856a
May 09, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2011 1st report cal.529
Jan 13, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Co-Sponsors

S1856 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2087B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §168-ll, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2097, A5236

S1856 - Summary

Restricts the residency of certain sex offenders; provides guidelines for the location of level two and level three sex offenders; allows municipalities to reject the placement of additional level two and level three sex offenders in such municipality if certain factors and requirements are met.

S1856 - Sponsor Memo

S1856 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 1856                                                  A. 2087

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

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

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens. LAVALLE, MAZIARZ -- 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. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to restricting the resi-
  dency of certain sex offenders

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

  Section  1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 168-
ll to read as follows:
  S 168-LL. GUIDELINES FOR LOCATION FOR SEX OFFENDERS. THE DIVISION,  IN
CONSULTATION  AND  COOPERATION WITH THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF SEX OFFEN-
DERS, DIVISION OF  PAROLE,  DEPARTMENT  OF  MENTAL  HYGIENE,  AND  LOCAL
PROBATION  DEPARTMENTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE SHALL DEVELOP GUIDELINES AND
PROCEDURES ON THE PLACEMENT, LOCATION, RELOCATION, OR SETTLEMENT OF  SEX
OFFENDERS  WITHIN THE COMMUNITY. SUCH GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES SHALL BE
BASED UPON, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  1. THAT MUNICIPALITIES BE ALLOWED TO REJECT  THE  PLACEMENT  OF  ADDI-
TIONAL  SEX  OFFENDERS IN SUCH MUNICIPALITY. FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN
DETERMINING WHETHER A MUNICIPALITY SHALL ACCEPT ANY MORE  SUCH  INDIVID-
UALS SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A)  THAT  SUCH  INDIVIDUALS  ARE NOT CURRENTLY OVERLY CONCENTRATED IN
RESIDENTIAL AREAS OF ONE MUNICIPALITY OR PORTION OF A MUNICIPALITY;
  (B) ALL EFFORTS ARE BEING MADE TO LOCATE  SUCH  INDIVIDUALS  IN  AREAS
THAT HAVE ADEQUATE SUPPORT SERVICES TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF RE-OFFENSE;
  (C) THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE LOCATED REASONABLY CLOSE TO SUCH INDI-
VIDUALS  TO  PROVIDE FINANCIAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIAL, AND MORAL SUPPORT
TO SUCH INDIVIDUALS IN ORDER TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF RE-OFFENSE; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03798-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1856A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2087B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §168-ll, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2097, A5236

S1856A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restricts the residency of certain sex offenders; provides guidelines for the location of level two and level three sex offenders; allows municipalities to reject the placement of additional level two and level three sex offenders in such municipality if certain factors and requirements are met.

S1856A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1856A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1856--A
    Cal. No. 529

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, GRISANTI, MAZIARZ, YOUNG -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Crime  Victims,  Crime  and Correction -- reported favorably from said
  committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered  to  a  third
  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to restricting the resi-
  dency of certain sex offenders

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

  Section  1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 168-
ll to read as follows:
  S 168-LL. GUIDELINES FOR LOCATION FOR LEVEL TWO AND  LEVEL  THREE  SEX
OFFENDERS.  THE DIVISION, IN CONSULTATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE BOARD
OF EXAMINERS OF SEX OFFENDERS, DIVISION OF PAROLE, DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL
HYGIENE,  AND  LOCAL  PROBATION  DEPARTMENTS  THROUGHOUT THE STATE SHALL
DEVELOP GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES  ON  THE  PLACEMENT,  LOCATION,  RELO-
CATION,  OR SETTLEMENT OF LEVEL TWO AND LEVEL THREE SEX OFFENDERS WITHIN
THE COMMUNITY. SUCH GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES SHALL BE BASED  UPON,  BUT
NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  1.  THAT  MUNICIPALITIES  BE  ALLOWED TO REJECT THE PLACEMENT OF ADDI-
TIONAL LEVEL TWO AND LEVEL THREE SEX  OFFENDERS  IN  SUCH  MUNICIPALITY.
FACTORS  TO  BE  CONSIDERED  IN DETERMINING WHETHER A MUNICIPALITY SHALL
ACCEPT ANY MORE SUCH INDIVIDUALS SHALL INCLUDE:
  (A) THAT SUCH INDIVIDUALS ARE NOT  CURRENTLY  OVERLY  CONCENTRATED  IN
RESIDENTIAL AREAS OF ONE MUNICIPALITY OR PORTION OF A MUNICIPALITY;
  (B)  ALL  EFFORTS  ARE  BEING MADE TO LOCATE SUCH INDIVIDUALS IN AREAS
THAT HAVE ADEQUATE SUPPORT SERVICES TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF RE-OFFENSE;
  (C) THAT FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE LOCATED REASONABLY CLOSE TO SUCH INDI-
VIDUALS TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIAL, AND  MORAL  SUPPORT
TO SUCH INDIVIDUALS IN ORDER TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF RE-OFFENSE; AND

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

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.