Senate Bill S1247

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes sex offender employment act; prohibits sex offenders from working with children

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S1247 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2169
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-g, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6998, A10010

2011-S1247 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to sex offender registry check for certain employers.

2011-S1247 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S1247 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1247

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in  relation  to  sex  offender  registry
  check for certain employers

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

  Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new section  201-g  to
read as follows:
  S  201-G.  SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY CHECKS FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYERS. 1.  ANY
EMPLOYER THAT OPERATES A SCHOOL DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH F OF  SUBDIVISION
TWO  OF  SECTION FIVE THOUSAND ONE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, ESTABLISHED FOR
THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF PROVIDING INSTRUCTION TO CHILDREN UNDER  THE  AGE
OF  SIXTEEN,  SHALL, BEFORE HIRING A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE FOR A POSITION
WHERE SUCH PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE IS EXPECTED TO HAVE DIRECT AND  UNSUPER-
VISED CONTACT WITH CHILDREN, ASCERTAIN WHETHER SUCH PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE
IS  LISTED  ON THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY ESTABLISHED BY ARTICLE SIX-C OF
THE CORRECTION LAW.
  2. PRIOR TO INITIATING THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY INQUIRY DESCRIBED  IN
SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF THIS SECTION, AN EMPLOYER SHALL INFORM THE PROSPEC-
TIVE EMPLOYEE THAT SUCH INQUIRY WILL BE PERFORMED.
  3. A WILLFUL VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL SUBJECT AN EMPLOYER TO  A
CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02021-01-1


              

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