senate Bill S4742A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires New York state drivers licenses to indicate if the licensee is a registered sex offender under Megan's Law

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Mar 22, 2012 print number 4742a
amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Apr 18, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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Apr 18, 2012 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S4742A
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Apr 18, 2012

nay (2)

Bill Amendments

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S4742 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§168-b, Cor L; amd §507, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A2139

S4742 - Summary

Requires New York State drivers licenses to indicate if the licensee is a registered sex offender under Megan's Law, the "Sex Offender Registration Act"; makes additional changes regarding registration obligations and distribution of information.

S4742 - Sponsor Memo

S4742 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4742

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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 and the vehicle and traffic law, in
  relation to identifying registered 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 SHALL, TO AID IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF REGISTERED SEX
OFFENDERS, MAKE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHI-
CLES IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED
SEVEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
  S  2.  Section  168-d of the correction law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. UPON A CONVICTION AS A SEX OFFENDER PURSUANT TO THIS  ARTICLE,  THE
COURT  SHALL TAKE POSSESSION OF THE DRIVER'S LICENSE AND SHALL TENDER TO
THE PERSON BEING SENTENCED A  TEMPORARY  LICENSE,  DIRECTING  THAT  SUCH
PERSON  REPORT  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR A REPLACEMENT
DRIVER'S LICENSE IN ACCORDANCE WITH  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF  SECTION  FIVE
HUNDRED  SEVEN  OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND  TRAFFIC  LAW. UPON A PERSON BEING
REMOVED FROM THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT, THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHI-
CLES SHALL ISSUE A LICENSE WITHOUT THE SEX OFFENDER  CODE  PRINTED  UPON
THE LICENSE AT NO CHARGE.
  S  3. Subdivision 3 of section 168-f of the correction law, as amended
by chapter 11 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  3. The provisions of subdivision two of this section shall be  applied
to  a  sex  offender required to register under this article except that
such sex offender designated as a sexual predator or having been given a
level three designation must personally verify his or her  address  with
the  local  law enforcement agency, OR WITH THE STATE POLICE IF THERE BE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09722-01-1

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S4742A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§168-b, Cor L; amd §507, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A2139

S4742A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires New York State drivers licenses to indicate if the licensee is a registered sex offender under Megan's Law, the "Sex Offender Registration Act"; makes additional changes regarding registration obligations and distribution of information.

S4742A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4742A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4742--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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 and the vehicle and traffic  law,  in
  relation to identifying registered 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 SHALL, TO AID IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF REGISTERED SEX
OFFENDERS, MAKE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHI-
CLES  IN  ORDER  TO  COMPLY  WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED
SEVEN OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
  S 2. Section 507 of the vehicle and traffic law is amended  by  adding
two new subdivisions 6 and 7 to read as follows:
  6. IDENTIFICATION OF SEX OFFENDERS ON LICENSES. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
REQUIRE  THAT EVERY LICENSE ISSUED TO OR RECEIVED BY A PERSON REGISTERED
AS A SEX OFFENDER WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  BY  THE  DIVISION  OF  CRIMINAL
JUSTICE  SERVICES,  PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-B OF THE
CORRECTION LAW, BEAR A LETTERED CODE DESIGNATED BY  THE  DEPARTMENT,  TO
IDENTIFY SUCH PERSON AS A CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
CHARGE A TWENTY-FIVE DOLLAR FEE FOR THE REPLACEMENT LICENSE.
  7. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CAUSE A STATEWIDE DATABASE TO BE ESTABLISHED
CONTAINING THE REGISTRATION INFORMATION GATHERED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
SIX  OF THIS SECTION. SUCH DATABASE SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO STATE AND
LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES UPON REQUEST THEREFROM.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09722-02-2

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