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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to mental health and developmental disabilities|
senate Bill S1691
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S1691 - Details
S1691 - Summary
Provides for disclosure of sexual offender information related to a patient or client.
S1691 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1691 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OF THE BILL: (1) To amend the Mental Hygiene Law to authorize the Commissioners of OMRDD and ONE to consent to a release of portions of client or patient records containing information that is available pursuant to Article 6-C of the Correction Law under certain circumstances. (2) To amend the Correction Law to include persons who have had pleas accented, or who have had verdicts entered against them, of not responsible by reason of mental disease or defect within the provisions of the sex offender registration act where such plea or verdict relates to a sex offense as defined in the provisions of the sex offender registration act. (3) To amend the Correction Law and the Mental Hygiene Law in relation to ensuring that notification of change of address by a sex offender
S1691 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 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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