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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S579
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S579 - Details
S579 - Summary
Requires registered sex offenders to personally appear annually, within thirty days of the anniversary of their initial registration date, at the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction for the purpose of having a photograph taken; failure to so appear shall constitute a class A misdemeanor; such agency shall forward a copy of the photograph to the division of criminal justice services, along with the date the photograph was taken; requires disclosure of the date that a photograph of a sex offender was taken.
S579 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S579 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to the registration of sex offenders; and to repeal paragraphs (b-2) and (b-3) of subdivision 2 of section 168-f of such law relating thereto PURPOSE: This bill would require registered sex offenders to have a new photograph taken each year and to have such photograph included in their sex offender registration. Also requires the date such photograph was taken to accompany the information. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Requires all registered sex offenders to personally appear at law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction for the purpose of providing a current photograph of such offender. The law enforcement agency is to forward the photograph to the Division of Criminal Justice Services along with the date such photograph was taken. The date of such photograph shall accompany all registry information. EXISTING LAW: Pictures of sex offenders who are required to register pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration Act are included in the initial information
S579 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 579 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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; and to repeal paragraphs (b-2) and (b-3) of subdivision 2 of section 168-f of such law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 168-b of the correction law, as amended by section 1 of part O of chapter 56 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: (b) A photograph, INCLUDING THE DATE SUCH PHOTOGRAPH WAS TAKEN, IF KNOWN, and set of fingerprints. For a sex offender given a level three designation, the division shall, during the period of registration, update such photograph once each year. For a sex offender given a level one or level two designation, the division shall, during the period of registration, update such photograph once every three years. The divi- sion shall notify the sex offender by mail of the duty to appear and be photographed at the specified law enforcement agency having jurisdic- tion. Such notification shall be mailed at least thirty days and not more than sixty days before the photograph is required to be taken pursuant to subdivision two of section one hundred sixty-eight-f of this article. S 2. Paragraphs (b-2) and (b-3) of subdivision 2 of section 168-f of the correction law are REPEALED and a new paragraph (b-2) is added to read as follows: (B-2) NO LATER THAN THIRTY CALENDAR DAYS AFTER EACH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEX OFFENDER'S INITIAL REGISTRATION DATE, THE SEX OFFENDER SHALL PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY HAVING JURISDICTION FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING A CURRENT PHOTOGRAPH OF SUCH OFFENDER. THE DUTY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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