senate Bill S5162

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the release of victim information by police in stalking offenses

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S5162 - Details

Law Section:
Public Officers Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง66-b, Pub Off L

S5162 - Summary

Prohibits the release of victim information by police in stalking offenses.

S5162 - Sponsor Memo

S5162 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5162

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public officers law, in relation to  publication  of
  victims' personal information in stalking offenses

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

  Section 1. The public officers law is amended by adding a new  section
66-b to read as follows:
  S  66-B.  REPORTS RELATED TO STALKING OFFENSES KEPT BY POLICE AUTHORI-
TIES. ALL REPORTS AND RECORDS  RELATING  TO  ANY  STALKING  OFFENSE,  AS
DEFINED  IN SECTIONS 120.45, 120.50, 120.55 AND 120.60 OF THE PENAL LAW,
KEPT OR MAINTAINED BY THE STATE POLICE OR BY THE  POLICE  DEPARTMENT  OR
FORCE OF ANY COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR OTHER DISTRICT OF THE STATE,
SHALL  NOT  BE  OPEN TO PUBLIC INSPECTION. SUCH POLICE AUTHORITIES SHALL
WITHHOLD FROM PUBLIC DISCLOSURE THE NAME, ADDRESS AND ALL OTHER PERSONAL
INFORMATION RELATING TO THE VICTIM OF THE STALKING OFFENSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08458-01-1

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