assembly Bill A2440

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential in certain cases

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Jan 15, 2014 enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to election law
Jan 15, 2013 referred to election law

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A2440 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1685
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง5-508, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11014, S7424
2011-2012: A2901, S4073
2015-2016: S3131
2017-2018: S1445
2019-2020: S257
2021-2022: S3855

A2440 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of a sexual offense to be kept confidential in certain cases.

A2440 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2440

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GABRYSZAK, GALEF, JAFFEE, MILLMAN, CAHILL, HOOP-
  ER, ZEBROWSKI --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  ABBATE,  AUBRY,
  BARCLAY,  BRENNAN,  CORWIN,  CRESPO,  CROUCH, DUPREY, GIGLIO, GUNTHER,
  HIKIND, KOLB, MAISEL, WEISENBERG -- read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Election Law

AN  ACT  to amend the election law, in relation to authorizing registra-
  tion records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential  in
  certain cases

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 5-508  of  the  election  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  "VICTIM  OF  SEXUAL VIOLENCE" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO IS A VICTIM OF
ANY OFFENSE UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW.
  S 2. Section 5-508 of the election law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. UPON APPLICATION MADE TO THE SUPREME COURT, IN THE COUNTY WHEREIN A
VICTIM  OF  SEXUAL  VIOLENCE IS REGISTERED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, THE
COURT MAY ISSUE AN ORDER REQUIRING THAT ANY REGISTRATION RECORD KEPT  OR
MAINTAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE WITH RESPECT TO SUCH AN INDI-
VIDUAL  BE  KEPT  SEPARATE AND APART FROM OTHER REGISTRATION RECORDS AND
NOT BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION OR COPYING BY  THE  PUBLIC  OR  ANY
OTHER  PERSON,  EXCEPT  ELECTION  OFFICIALS ACTING WITHIN THE COURSE AND
SCOPE OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES AND ONLY AS PERTINENT  AND  NECESSARY  IN
CONNECTION THEREWITH.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on  or
before such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01059-01-3