senate Bill S1069

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits level two or three sex offenders from voting at a school or facility for children

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

S1069 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§145.75 & 145.80, Pen L; amd §8-400, add §17-172, El L; amd §§2018-a & 2018-b, Ed L; amd §168-q, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S224A
2009-2010: S3212

S1069 - Summary

Prohibits level two or three sex offenders from voting at a school or facility for children.

S1069 - Sponsor Memo

S1069 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1069

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, the election law and the  education  law,
  in relation to voting by level two or level three sex offenders

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding two new sections  145.75
and 145.80 to read as follows:
S 145.75 UNLAWFULLY  ENTERING  OR  REMAINING IN A SCHOOL OR FACILITY FOR
           CHILDREN FOR THE PURPOSES OF VOTING IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  1. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFULLY ENTERING OR REMAINING IN A  SCHOOL
OR  FACILITY  FOR  CHILDREN  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF VOTING IN THE SECOND
DEGREE, WHEN BEING A LEVEL TWO OR LEVEL THREE SEX OFFENDER,  HE  OR  SHE
ENTERS  OR REMAINS IN A SCHOOL OR FACILITY FOR CHILDREN FOR THE PURPOSES
OF CASTING A BALLOT OR OTHERWISE VOTING  DURING  ANY  PRIMARY,  GENERAL,
SPECIAL,  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OR OTHER ELECTION IN WHICH RESIDENTS, REGIS-
TERED OR QUALIFIED VOTERS ARE ENTITLED TO CAST BALLOTS.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) "LEVEL TWO OR LEVEL THREE SEX
OFFENDER" SHALL MEAN A PERSON REGISTERED OR REQUIRED TO  REGISTER  UNDER
SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-F OF THE CORRECTION LAW WHO HAS RECEIVED
A  LEVEL  TWO OR LEVEL THREE DESIGNATION PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED
SIXTY-EIGHT-L OF THE CORRECTION LAW; AND (B)  "SCHOOL  OR  FACILITY  FOR
CHILDREN"  SHALL  MEAN  A  BUILDING,  STRUCTURE, ATHLETIC PLAYING FIELD,
PLAYGROUND OR LAND CONTAINED WITHIN THE REAL PROPERTY BOUNDARY LINE OF A
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE  ELEMENTARY,  PAROCHIAL,  INTERMEDIATE,  JUNIOR  HIGH,
VOCATIONAL,  OR HIGH SCHOOL, OR ANY OTHER FACILITY OR INSTITUTION PRIMA-
RILY USED FOR THE CARE OR TREATMENT OF PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN
WHILE ONE OR MORE OF SUCH PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN ARE PRESENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01598-01-3

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