senate Bill S88

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits persons required to maintain registration under the sex offender registration act from entering into a children's section of a public library

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
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S88 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5690
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Rel §168-w to be §168-x, add §168-w, Cor L; amd §65.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7823

S88 - Summary

Prohibits persons required to maintain registration under the sex offender registration act from entering into a children's section of a public library.

S88 - Sponsor Memo

S88 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   88

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- 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 and the penal law, in relation to
  prohibiting persons required to maintain registration  under  the  sex
  offender registration act from entering into a children's section of a
  public library

  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.  PROHIBITION  FROM ENTERING A CHILDREN'S SECTION OF A PUBLIC
LIBRARY. ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN REGISTRATION UNDER THIS ARTICLE
(SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT) SHALL REFRAIN FROM ENTERING INTO OR UPON
ANY AREA OR ROOM IN A PUBLIC LIBRARY DESIGNATED AS A CHILDREN'S SECTION.
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4-a of section 65.10  of  the  penal
law, as amended by chapter 67 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as
follows:
  (a)  When  imposing  a  sentence of probation or conditional discharge
upon a person convicted of an offense defined  in  article  one  hundred
thirty, two hundred thirty-five or two hundred sixty-three of this chap-
ter, or section 255.25, 255.26 or 255.27 of this chapter, and the victim
of  such  offense  was  under  the  age  of eighteen at the time of such
offense or such person has been designated a level  three  sex  offender
pursuant  to subdivision six of section 168-l of the correction law, the
court shall require, as a mandatory condition  of  such  sentence,  that
such  sentenced  offender  shall refrain from knowingly entering into or
upon any school grounds, as that term is defined in subdivision fourteen
of section 220.00 of this chapter, OR ANY  AREA  OR  ROOM  OF  A  PUBLIC

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

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