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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 07, 2012||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S6073
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S6073 - Details
S6073 - Summary
Requires sex offenders who fail to register or verify their registration on two or more occasions to wear a location-tracking device while on probation, parole, conditional release or post-release supervision; failure to wear such device shall be a class D felony and grounds for revocation of parole and probation.
S6073 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6073 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring sex offenders who repeatedly fail to register and verify to wear a location-transmitting device PURPOSE: This bill will require sex offenders who fail to register in a timely manner or verify their registration requirements under New York State's Sex Offender Registration Act to wear location transmitting devices. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One - Section 168-t of the Correction Law, as amended by Chapter 604 of the Laws of 2005, is amended to make an addition to the penalties provided when a sex offender fails to register or verify his/her information required pursuant to this article two or more times to be required to wear a location transmitting device at all times. Section Two - Sets forth the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
S6073 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6073 I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 requiring sex offen- ders who repeatedly fail to register and verify to wear a location- transmitting device THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 168-t of the correction law, as amended by chapter 373 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: S 168-t. Penalty. 1. Any sex offender required to register or to veri- fy pursuant to the provisions of this article who fails to register or verify in the manner and within the time periods provided for in this article shall be guilty of a class E felony upon conviction for the first offense, and upon conviction for a second or subsequent offense shall be guilty of a class D felony. Any sex offender who violates the provisions of section one hundred sixty-eight-v of this article shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor upon conviction for the first offense, and upon conviction for a second or subsequent offense shall be guilty of a class D felony. Any such failure to register or verify may also be the basis for revocation of parole pursuant to section two hundred fifty-nine-i of the executive law or the basis for revocation of probation pursuant to article four hundred ten of the criminal procedure law. 2. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENALTY PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION, ANY SEX OFFENDER FOUND GUILTY OF A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION ON TWO OR MORE OCCASIONS SHALL, IF SENTENCED TO PROBATION, BE REQUIRED TO WEAR AT ALL TIMES FOR THE DURATION OF THE PERIOD OF PROBATION A LOCATION-TRANSMITTING DEVICE, AND, IF SENTENCED TO A PERIOD OF IMPRISONMENT, BE REQUIRED TO WEAR AT ALL TIMES FOR THE DURATION OF ANY PERIOD OF PAROLE, CONDITIONAL RELEASE OR POST-RELEASE SUPERVISION A LOCATION-TRANSMITTING DEVICE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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