|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 03, 2016||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8174
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8174 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8174 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8174 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting sex offenders from playing augmented reality games PURPOSE : This bill will create a new class of digital games in the penal law, and will prevent sex offenders under supervision pursuant to penal law 65.10 from playing such games. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1: Adds accessing an augmented reality game to the activities which sex offenders are prohibiting from engaging in when under a sentence of probation or conditional discharge. Defines augmented reality games. Section 2: The act shall take effect 60 days after it becomes law. EXISTING LAW : Under current law, augmented reality games are not defined, and sex offenders are not explicitly prohibited from accessing them while on probation or conditional discharge.
S8174 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8174 I N S E N A T E August 3, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KLEIN, SAVINO, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting sex offenders from playing augmented reality games THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4-a of section 65.10 of the penal law, as added by chapter 67 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (b) When imposing a sentence of probation or conditional discharge upon a person convicted of an offense for which registration as a sex offender is required pursuant to subdivision two or three of section one hundred sixty-eight-a of the correction law, 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 one hundred sixty-eight-l of the correction law or the internet was used to facilitate the commission of the crime, the court shall require, as mandatory conditions of such sentence, that such sentenced offender be prohibited from using the internet to access pornographic material, access a commercial social networking website[,] OR AUGMENTED REALITY GAME, communicate with other individuals or groups for the purpose of promoting sexual relations with persons under the age of eighteen, and communicate with a person under the age of eighteen when such offender is over the age of eighteen, provided that the court may permit an offender to use the internet to communicate with a person under the age of eighteen when such offender is the parent of a minor child and is not otherwise prohibited from communicating with such child. Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed as restricting any other lawful condition of supervision that may be imposed on such sentenced offender. As used in this subdivision, a "commercial social networking website" shall mean any business, organization or other enti- ty operating a website that permits persons under eighteen years of age to be registered users for the purpose of establishing personal EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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