assembly Bill A1947

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Restricts a registered sex offender from residing within 500 feet of a school

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to correction
Jan 12, 2011 referred to correction

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A1947 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4026
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง168-c, 168-f & 168-k, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7089
2013-2014: S2959
2015-2016: S2269

A1947 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restricts a registered sex offender from residing within 500 feet of a school.

A1947 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  1947

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BRAUNSTEIN  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the  residence  of  a
  sex offender

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

  Section 1. Section 168-c of the correction law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A. NO SEX OFFENDER RELEASED OR DISCHARGED FROM A CORRECTIONAL FACIL-
ITY,  HOSPITAL  OR  LOCAL  CORRECTIONAL  FACILITY OR PLACED ON PROBATION
SHALL RESIDE WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF A BUILDING USED EXCLUSIVELY  AS
A SCHOOL, THE MEASUREMENTS TO BE TAKEN IN STRAIGHT LINES FROM THE CENTER
OF    THE NEAREST ENTRANCE OF THE RESIDENCE TO THE CENTER OF THE NEAREST
ENTRANCE OF SUCH SCHOOL.
  S 2. Section 168-f of the correction law is amended by  adding  a  new
subdivision 4-a to read as follows:
  4-A.  A  SEX  OFFENDER,  AFTER HIS OR HER DISCHARGE, PAROLE OR RELEASE
FROM ANY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, HOSPITAL OR LOCAL FACILITY  OR  WHO  WAS
PLACED ON PROBATION AND WHO HAS ESTABLISHED A RESIDENCE SHALL NOT CHANGE
SAID  RESIDENCE  SO  AS TO RESIDE WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF A BUILDING
USED EXCLUSIVELY AS A SCHOOL, THE MEASUREMENTS TO BE TAKEN  IN  STRAIGHT
LINES  FROM  THE  CENTER OF THE NEAREST ENTRANCE OF THE RESIDENCE TO THE
CENTER OF THE NEAREST ENTRANCE OF SUCH SCHOOL.
  S 3. Section 168-k of the correction law is amended by  adding  a  new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. A SEX OFFENDER WHO HAS ESTABLISHED RESIDENCE IN THIS STATE PURSUANT
TO  THIS SECTION SHALL NOT RESIDE WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF A BUILDING
USED EXCLUSIVELY AS A SCHOOL, THE MEASUREMENTS TO BE TAKEN  IN  STRAIGHT
LINES  FROM  THE  CENTER OF THE NEAREST ENTRANCE OF THE RESIDENCE TO THE
CENTER OF THE NEAREST ENTRANCE OF SUCH SCHOOL.
  S 4. 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.