senate Bill S1691

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for disclosure of sexual offender information related to a patient or client

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S1691 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§33.13, 29.16 & 29.17, Ment Hyg L; amd §§168-a, 168-b & 168-d, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2593
2009-2010: S4176

S1691 - Summary

Provides for disclosure of sexual offender information related to a patient or client.

S1691 - Sponsor Memo

S1691 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  1691

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FLANAGAN, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and
  Developmental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  disclosure  of
  sexual  offender  information  related  to a patient or client, and to
  amend the correction law, in relation to inclusion of certain  persons
  within  the  provisions  of the sex offender registration act who have
  had pleas accepted, or who have had verdicts entered with  respect  to
  them, of not responsible by reason of mental disease or defect

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 9 of subdivision (c)  of  section  33.13  of  the
mental  hygiene law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (ix) to read
as follows:
  (IX) APPROPRIATE PERSONS AND ENTITIES PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-C OF THE
CORRECTION LAW, WHEN DISCLOSURE IS LIMITED TO SEXUAL OFFENDER  REGISTRA-
TION INFORMATION NECESSARY TO ENSURE THE WELFARE AND SAFETY OF OTHERS.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 168-a of the correction law, as added by
chapter 192 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  "Sex  offender" includes any person who is convicted of any of the
offenses set  forth  in  subdivision  two  or  three  of  this  section.
Convictions  that  result  from  or  are connected with the same act, or
result from offenses committed at the same time, shall  be  counted  for
the  purpose of this article as one conviction. Any conviction set aside
pursuant to law is not a conviction for purposes of  this  article.  FOR
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  THE TERM "SEX OFFENDER" SHALL BE DEEMED TO
INCLUDE A PERSON WHO HAS HAD A CRIMINAL ACTION COMMENCED AGAINST THEM BY
THE FILING OF AN ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENT, A SUPERIOR COURT INFORMATION, OR
INDICTMENT WHICH INCLUDES A CHARGE FOR THE  COMMISSION  OF  ANY  OF  THE
OFFENSES SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION TWO OR THREE OF THIS SECTION AND, WITH

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

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