senate Bill S6778A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to sex offender residence limitation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 19, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2014 1st report cal.775
May 07, 2014 print number 6778a
amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Mar 10, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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May 14, 2014 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 14, 2014

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S6778 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9025A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Rel §168-w to be §168-x, add §168-w, Cor L

S6778 - Summary

Relates to sex offender residence limitation; restricts level two and three sex offenders from residing within 1,500 feet of their victims.

S6778 - Sponsor Memo

S6778 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6778                                                  A. 9025

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             March 10, 2014
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Crime  Victims,
  Crime and Correction

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, SALADINO -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction  law,  in  relation  to  restricting  sex
  offenders from residing near the residence of their victim

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

  Section 1. Section 168-w of the correction law, as relettered by chap-
ter 604 of the laws of 2005, is  relettered  section  168-x  and  a  new
section 168-w is added to read as follows:
  S  168-W. LEVEL TWO AND LEVEL THREE SEX OFFENDER RESIDENCE LIMITATION;
PENALTY. 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY LEVEL TWO OR  LEVEL  THREE  SEX
OFFENDER  TO  RESIDE  WITHIN  FIFTEEN HUNDRED FEET OF THE RESIDENCE OF A
VICTIM OF THEIR ABUSE.
  2. THE RESIDENCE PROHIBITION ESTABLISHED BY SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS
SECTION SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR AS LONG AS THE OFFENDER IS CLASSIFIED
AS A LEVEL TWO OR THREE SEX OFFENDER.
  3.  A  SEX  OFFENDER WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF
THIS SECTION SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS E FELONY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14163-03-4

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S6778A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9025A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Rel §168-w to be §168-x, add §168-w, Cor L

S6778A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to sex offender residence limitation; restricts level two and three sex offenders from residing within 1,500 feet of their victims.

S6778A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6778A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6778--A                                            A. 9025--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             March 10, 2014
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  -- Introduced by Sens. BALL, AVELLA, BONACIC, DILAN, GOLDEN,
  LARKIN, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered  print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Crime
  Victims, Crime and Correction -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, SALADINO, SIMANOWITZ,
  MOSLEY,  CRESPO,  RIVERA,  ZEBROWSKI,  OTIS,  CAMARA,  FAHY,  SKOUFIS,
  GUNTHER,  SCHIMMINGER, KEARNS, GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  HIKIND -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Correction  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the correction  law,  in  relation  to  restricting  sex
  offenders from residing near the residence of their victim

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

  Section 1. Section 168-w of the correction law, as relettered by chap-
ter 604 of the laws of 2005, is  relettered  section  168-x  and  a  new
section 168-w is added to read as follows:
  S  168-W. LEVEL TWO AND LEVEL THREE SEX OFFENDER RESIDENCE LIMITATION;
PENALTY. 1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY LEVEL TWO OR  LEVEL  THREE  SEX
OFFENDER  TO  KNOWINGLY  RESIDE WITHIN FIFTEEN HUNDRED FEET OF THE RESI-
DENCE OF A VICTIM OF HIS OR HER SEX OFFENSE OR SEXUALLY VIOLENT OFFENSE.
  2. THE RESIDENCE PROHIBITION ESTABLISHED BY SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS
SECTION SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR AS LONG AS THE OFFENDER IS CLASSIFIED
AS A LEVEL TWO OR THREE SEX OFFENDER.
  3.  IN ANY PROSECUTION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, IT SHALL BE AN AFFIR-
MATIVE DEFENSE THAT, AFTER  THE  SEX  OFFENDER'S  CONVICTION  OF  A  SEX
OFFENSE  OR  SEXUALLY VIOLENT OFFENSE, THE VICTIM OF SUCH OFFENSE ESTAB-
LISHED A RESIDENCE WITHIN FIFTEEN HUNDRED FEET  OF  THE  SEX  OFFENDER'S
RESIDENCE.
  4. NO PROVISION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO REQUIRE THE DISCLO-
SURE OR NOTIFICATION OF THE ADDRESS OF ANY VICTIM TO A SEX OFFENDER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14163-05-4

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