senate Bill S3324

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits public officials from releasing sealed juvenile police records

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to children and families
Jan 31, 2013 referred to children and families

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S3324 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4798
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Add §381.4, Fam Ct Act; amd §195.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3275, A9767
2009-2010: S7143, A3370

S3324 - Summary

Prohibits public officials from releasing sealed juvenile police records; makes such official misconduct a class A misdemeanor.

S3324 - Sponsor Memo

S3324 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3324

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children
  and Families

AN ACT to amend the family court act and the penal law, in  relation  to
  prohibiting public officials from unsealing juvenile police records

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

  Section 1. The family court act is amended by  adding  a  new  section
381.4 to read as follows:
  S  381.4.  PROHIBITION  OF  PUBLIC OFFICIALS TO UNSEAL POLICE RECORDS.
UNLESS AUTHORIZED BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION, THE  RELEASE  BY
AN APPOINTED OR ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL OR AN EMPLOYEE WHO IS A CARETAK-
ER  OF  JUVENILE  OFFENDER RECORDS OR OTHER COURT RECORDS THAT HAVE BEEN
SEALED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE IS PROHIBITED.
  S 2. Section 195.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
vision 3 to read as follows:
  3. HE OR SHE IS AN APPOINTED OR ELECTED PUBLIC OFFICIAL  OR  A  PUBLIC
EMPLOYEE  WHO  IS  THE  CARETAKER  OF JUVENILE OFFENDER RECORDS OR OTHER
COURT RECORDS THAT HAVE BEEN SEALED PURSUANT TO LAW, AND HE OR SHE KNOW-
INGLY RELEASES SUCH SEALED JUVENILE  OFFENDER  RECORDS  OR  OTHER  COURT
RECORDS WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION BY AN ORDER OF A COURT OF COMPETENT JURIS-
DICTION.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00085-01-3

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