Senate Bill S5153

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the sponsoring agency of a proposed community residence to provide the chief executive officer of the municipality with the number of registered sex offenders who will live in such residence

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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
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  • Delivered to Governor
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2015-S5153 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9278
Current Committee:
Assembly Mental Health
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §41.34, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A7038

2015-S5153 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the sponsoring agency of a proposed community residence to provide the chief executive officer of the municipality with the number of registered sex offenders who will live in such residence.

2015-S5153 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S5153 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5153

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
  mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
  sponsor  of  a  proposed  community residence to provide notice to the
  executive officer of the municipality of the number of registered  sex
  offenders who would be residing in such residence

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of paragraph 1 of subdivision (c)  of
section  41.34  of the mental hygiene law, as amended by chapter 1024 of
the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  When a site has been selected by the sponsoring agency, it shall noti-
fy the chief executive  officer  of  the  municipality  in  writing  and
include  in  such  notice  the specific address of the site, the type of
community residence, the number of residents, THE  NUMBER  OF  RESIDENTS
WHO  ARE SEX OFFENDERS REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-C OF
THE CORRECTION  LAW  and  the  community  support  requirements  of  the
program. Such notice shall also contain the most recently published data
compiled pursuant to section four hundred [sixty-three] SIXTY-THREE-A of
the  social  services law which can reasonably be expected to permit the
municipality to evaluate all such facilities affecting  the  nature  and
character  of  the area wherein such proposed facility is to be located.
The municipality shall have forty days after the receipt of such  notice
to:
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10570-02-5


              

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