senate Bill S260

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the employment of sex offenders in any position having substantial contact with children

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 22, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2012 1st report cal.430
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Mar 10, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 09, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 08, 2011 1st report cal.184
Jan 05, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Mar 20, 2012 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S260
11
3
committee
11
Aye
3
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 20, 2012

Mar 8, 2011 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S260
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2011

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S260 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4151
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Rel §168-w to be §168-x, add §168-w, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1049, A1716

S260 - Summary

Prohibits the employment of a sex offender in any position having substantial contact with children; defines "substantial contact" as any activity involving children; establishes criminal penalties for violation of statutory provisions.

S260 - Sponsor Memo

S260 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   260

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAZIARZ, ALESI, BONACIC, FLANAGAN, GOLDEN, JOHNSON,
  SALAND, SEWARD -- 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 prohibiting sex
  offenders from any position involving substantial contact  with  chil-
  dren

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

  Section 1. Section 168-w of the correction law, as relettered by chap-
ter 604 of the laws of 2005, is  relettered  section  168-x  and  a  new
section 168-w is added to read as follows:
  S  168-W.  SEX OFFENDERS SHALL NOT BE EMPLOYED IN A POSITION INVOLVING
SUBSTANTIAL CONTACT WITH CHILDREN. 1. NO SEX OFFENDER SHALL APPLY FOR OR
ACCEPT A POSITION WHICH INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL CONTACT WITH CHILDREN. SUCH
POSITION SHALL INCLUDE ANY JOB, TASK OR OCCUPATION, WHICH BY ITS NATURE,
REQUIRES A PERSON TO BE IN SUBSTANTIAL  CONTACT  WITH  CHILDREN  IN  THE
REGULAR  PERFORMANCE  OF HIS OR HER DUTIES OR DEALINGS IN SUCH POSITION.
THIS SECTION SHALL ALSO APPLY TO ANY PERSON SEEKING A PERMIT OR  PERMIS-
SION  TO EXECUTE ANY ACTIVITY OR PERFORMANCE THAT WOULD PRESENT A DIRECT
CONTACT WITH CHILDREN.
  2. THE DEFINITION OF "POSITION" AS USED IN THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO
ANY PERSON SEEKING EMPLOYMENT EITHER PAID OR NOT PAID, ANY PERSON  SEEK-
ING  TO  VOLUNTEER,  OR  ANY  PERSON SEEKING A PERMIT OR PERMISSION THAT
WOULD PRESENT A SUBSTANTIAL CONTACT WITH CHILDREN.
  3. EXAMPLES OF SUCH EMPLOYMENT INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  A. ANY POSITION IN A SCHOOL INCLUDING TEACHERS, TEACHER-AIDES,  ADMIN-
ISTRATORS,  ASSISTANTS, CAFETERIA WORKERS, JANITORS, NURSES OR ANY OTHER
PERSON WORKING IN A SCHOOL THAT WOULD HAVE  CONTACT  WITH  THE  CHILDREN
ATTENDING SAID SCHOOL;
  B. ANY POSITION IN A CHILD-CARE FACILITY;

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

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