|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S134
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S134 - Details
S134 - Summary
Permits the sealing of records of certain nonviolent misdemeanor or non-sexual misdemeanor criminal offenses; defines the term "eligible misdemeanor"; excludes certain misdemeanor offenses as eligible misdemeanors for the purposes of conditional sealing; lists certain eligibility requirements for sealing… (view more) provides an order granting sealing under this section shall restore the individual concerned, in the contemplation of the laws, to the status such individual occupied before the arrest or institution of criminal proceedings for the crime that was the subject of the sealing.
S134 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S134 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law and the executive law, in relation to permitting the sealing of records of certain nonviolent misdemeanor or non-sexual misdemeanor offenses PURPOSE: To allow the sealing of non-violent, non-sexual misdemeanor offenses. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The criminal procedure law is amended by adding 160.65 to allow the sealing of certain criminal records. Section 1(a) defines the term "nonviolent misdemeanor". Section 1(b) defines the term "non-sexual misdemeanor". Section 2 indicates that any nonviolent, non-sexual misdemeanor offense is eligible for sealing.
S134 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 134 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law and the executive law, in relation to permitting the sealing of records of certain nonviolent misdemeanor or non-sexual misdemeanor offenses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "second chance for ex-offenders act". S 2. The criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new section 160.65 to read as follows: S 160.65 CONDITIONAL SEALING OF CERTAIN MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ELIGIBLE MISDEMEANOR" SHALL BE A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE DEFINED IN THE PENAL LAW, PROVIDED THAT AN ELIGIBLE MISDEMEANOR SHALL NOT MEAN A MISDEMEANOR OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED TWENTY, ONE HUNDRED THIRTY, ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE, ONE HUNDRED FIFTY, TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE, TWO HUNDRED FORTY-FIVE, TWO HUNDRED SIXTY, TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE, TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE OR ARTI- CLE FOUR HUNDRED OF THE PENAL LAW. AN ELIGIBLE MISDEMEANOR SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING: KILLING OR INJURING A POLICE ANIMAL AS DEFINED IN SECTION 195.06, HARMING AN ANIMAL TRAINED TO AID A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 195.11, HARMING AN ANIMAL TRAINED TO AID A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY IN THE FIRST DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 195.12, PROMOTING PROSTITUTION IN THE FOURTH DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 230.20, RIOT IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 240.05, INCITING TO RIOT AS DEFINED IN SECTION 240.08, AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 240.30, CRIMINAL INTERFERENCE WITH HEALTH CARE SERVICES OR RELIGIOUS WORSHIP IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 240.70, HARMING A SERVICE ANIMAL IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS DEFINED EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.