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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1069
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S1069 - Details
S1069 - Summary
Prohibits level two or three sex offenders from voting at a school or facility for children.
S1069 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1069 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To prevent those registered level 2 or 3 sex offenders that are already restricted from entering school grounds to include entering school grounds for the purpose of voting. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends subdivision 1 of section 8-400 of election law to add a new paragraph (e) that a person would be "unable In appear personally at the polling place of the election district in which he or she is a qualified voter because he or she is a level two or three registered sex offender and such polling place is a school." Amends subparagraph (vi) of paragraph (c) of subdivision 3 of section 8-400 of the election law to add new subparagraph (vii) which outlines that an individual is still "entitled to a ballot even though he or she is a registered sex offender, but will not be
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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