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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S1527
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1527 - Details
S1527 - Summary
Requires that contracts for the sale or lease of residential real property include a notice that information on high risk sex offenders is available to the public and that the division of criminal justice services maintain a "900" telephone number through which sex offender information is available on specific individuals.
S1527 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1527 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property law, in relation to requiring the disclosure, upon the sale or lease of residential real property, of the availability of certain sex offender information PURPOSE: To include in all leases and contracts for sale of real property a notice informing the renter and/or buyer of the existence of the N.Y. sex offender registry. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds two new sections, 220-a and 242-a, to the Real Property Law, to include a notice on all leases and contracts for sale of real property which informs the renter and/or buyer of the existence of the N.Y. sex offender (Megan's Law) registry, its corollary "900" telephone number and the Division of Criminal Justice Services website. JUSTIFICATION: The proposed amendment would require all written leases and rental agreements for residential real property and contracts for sale of residential real property entered into contain a specified notice regarding the subdirectory of high risk sex offenders, the New York State Special "900" telephone number and the DCJS website. This bill
S1527 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1527 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the real property law, in relation to requiring the disclosure, upon the sale or lease of residential real property, of the availability of certain sex offender information THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The real property law is amended by adding two new sections 220-a and 242-a to read as follows: S 220-A. DISCLOSURE OF THE AVAILABILITY OF SEX OFFENDER INFORMATION. 1. EVERY LEASE AND RENTAL AGREEMENT OF RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY SHALL CONTAIN IN NOT LESS THAN EIGHT POINT TYPE, THE FOLLOWING NOTICE: NOTICE: THE NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES MAIN- TAINS AND DISTRIBUTES A SUBDIRECTORY, WHICH IS A BOOK THAT PROVIDES THE LOCATION OF HIGH RISK SEX OFFENDERS REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 6-C OF THE CORRECTION LAW, THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT, TO THE OFFICES OF LOCAL VILLAGE, TOWN, CITY, AND COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF PUBLIC ACCESS. PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW TO ACCESS AND VIEW THE SUBDIRECTORY OF HIGH RISK SEX OFFENDERS. THE NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES ALSO OPERATES FOR PUBLIC ACCESS A SPECIAL "900" TELEPHONE NUMBER THROUGH WHICH CALLERS MAY VERIFY THE REGISTRATION OF A NAMED INDIVIDUAL. CALLERS MUST HAVE SPECIFIC INFORMATION WHICH WILL ACHIEVE POSITIVE IDENTIFICATION SUCH AS AN EXACT ADDRESS, DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER OR BIRTH DATE. IN ADDITION, THE NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES MAINTAINS A WEBSITE PROVIDING INFORMATION, INCLUDING THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES, REGARDING CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS. 2. SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, UPON DELIVERY OF THE NOTICE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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