|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|
senate Bill S260
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S260 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S260 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to prohibiting sex offenders from any position involving substantial contact with children PURPOSE: To provide that sex offenders shall not be employed in any job involving substantial contact with children. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 168-w of the correction law, as relettered by chapter 604 of the laws of 2005, is relettered section 168-x and a new section 168-w is added which stipulates that sex offenders not be employed in a job involving substantial contact with children. Section 1 indicates that no sex offender shall apply for or accept employment in a position which involves substantial contact with children. Such employment shall include any job, task or occupation which by its nature, requires the employee to be in contact with children in the regular performance of his or her duties in such position. This section also applies to any person seeking a permit or permission to execute any activity or performance that would present a direct contact with children.
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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