senate Bill S2507

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Repeals section 160.58 of the criminal procedure law which requires the sealing of the conviction records of persons who have completed a drug treatment program

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 18, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S2507 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2277
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §160.58, CP L; amd §296, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A2277
2011-2012: A6067, S1992
2009-2010: A8911, S5684

S2507 - Summary

Repeals provisions requiring the sealing of the conviction records of persons who have completed a judicial diversion program or a drug treatment alternative to prison.

S2507 - Sponsor Memo

S2507 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2507

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the  executive  law,  in  relation  to  inquiries  about
  certain sealed convictions; and to repeal section 160.58 of the crimi-
  nal   procedure   law  relating  to  conditional  sealing  of  certain
  controlled substances, marihuana or specified offense convictions

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

  Section 1. Section 160.58 of the criminal procedure law is REPEALED.
  S 2. Subdivision 16 of section 296 of the executive law, as separately
amended  by section 3 of part N and section 14 of part AAA of chapter 56
of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  16. It shall be an unlawful discriminatory  practice,  unless  specif-
ically required or permitted by statute, for any person, agency, bureau,
corporation or association, including the state and any political subdi-
vision thereof, to make any inquiry about, whether in any form of appli-
cation  or  otherwise,  or  to  act  upon  adversely  to  the individual
involved, any arrest or criminal accusation of such individual not  then
pending  against  that individual which was followed by a termination of
that criminal action or proceeding  in  favor  of  such  individual,  as
defined  in  subdivision two of section 160.50 of the criminal procedure
law, or by a youthful offender adjudication, as defined  in  subdivision
one  of section 720.35 of the criminal procedure law, or by a conviction
for a violation sealed pursuant to section 160.55 of the criminal proce-
dure law [or by a conviction which is sealed pursuant to section  160.58
of  the  criminal  procedure  law],  in  connection  with the licensing,
employment or providing of  credit  or  insurance  to  such  individual;
provided,  further, that no person shall be required to divulge informa-
tion pertaining to any arrest or criminal accusation of such  individual
not  then pending against that individual which was followed by a termi-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04002-01-3

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