|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S557
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S557 - Details
S557 - Summary
Expands the amount of information available to police and the public, by means of the internet, on registered sex offenders; authorizes any person to register with the division of criminal justice services to receive e-mail notification of all sex offenders residing within their zip code.
S557 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S557 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to the registration of sex offenders PURPOSE: To make information about all registered sex offenders able on the Division of Criminal Justice Services home page provide for registration of automatic e-mail notification when offender moves into a resident's zip code. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision 6 of section 168-b of the correction law, as amended by chapter 106 of the laws of 2006 would be amended to change the reference to the subdirectory to a reference to the directory of sex offenders. Section two of the bill amends paragraphs a, b and c of subdivision 6 of section 168-1 of the Correction Law to describe what information about a sex offender is available on the Division homepage depending on whether the offender has been designated a level one, two or three risk. Section three of the bill amends section 168-q of the Correction Law
S557 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 557 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the registration of sex offenders THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 168-b of the correction law, as amended by chapter 106 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows: 6. The division shall also establish a [subdirectory] DIRECTORY pursu- ant to section one hundred sixty-eight-q of this article. S 2. Paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of subdivision 6 of section 168-l of the correction law, paragraph (a) as amended by chapter 106 of the laws of 2006, paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 513 of the laws of 2011 and paragraph (c) as separately amended by chapters 318 and 680 of the laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows: (a) If the risk of repeat offense is low, a level one designation shall be given to such sex offender. In such case the law enforcement agency or agencies having jurisdiction and the law enforcement agency or agencies having had jurisdiction at the time of his or her conviction shall be notified and may disseminate relevant information which may include a photograph and description of the offender and which may include the name of the sex offender, approximate address based on sex offender's zip code, background information including the offender's crime of conviction, modus of operation, type of victim targeted, the name and address of any institution of higher education at which the sex offender is enrolled, attends, is employed or resides and the description of special conditions imposed on the offender to any entity with vulnerable populations related to the nature of the offense commit- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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