senate Bill S579

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires registered sex offenders to personally appear at the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction for purpose of having a photograph taken; repealer

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S579 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2201
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§168-b, 168-f, 168-j, 168-l & 168-q, rpld §168-f sub 2 ¶¶(b-2) & (b-3), Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2508A, A4906A
2009-2010: A5263

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

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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