senate Bill S1976A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 08, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2012 print number 1976a
amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 14, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Co-Sponsors

S1976 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§168-b, 168-l & 168-q, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A5341

S1976 - 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.

S1976 - Sponsor Memo

S1976 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1976

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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-
ted by such sex offender. Any entity  receiving  information  on  a  sex
offender  may  disclose  or  further disseminate such information at its

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05810-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S1976A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§168-b, 168-l & 168-q, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A5341

S1976A (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.

S1976A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1976A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1976--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Crime  Victims,
  Crime and Correction -- recommitted to the Committee on Crime Victims,
  Crime  and  Correction  in  accordance  with  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

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, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 106 of the laws
of 2006, paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 513 of the laws of 2011 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05810-02-1

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