assembly Bill A75

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for a sex offender public awareness outreach program to provide educational outreach to schools, community groups and clergy on issues related to sex offenders

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to correction
Jan 07, 2015 referred to correction

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A75 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S845
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง168-l, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S387
2011-2012: S360
2013-2014: A9210, S3582
2017-2018: A1188, A8974, S1014
2019-2020: A1290, S60

A75 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a sex offender public awareness outreach program to provide educational outreach to schools, community groups and clergy on issues related to sex offenders.

A75 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   75

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SIMANOWITZ, McDONOUGH, MILLER -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to establishing the  sex
  offender public awareness program

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

  Section 1. Section 168-l of the correction law is amended by adding  a
new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A.    THE  BOARD  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A  SEX OFFENDER PUBLIC AWARENESS
PROGRAM. (A) THE BOARD SHALL ESTABLISH AN EDUCATIONAL  OUTREACH  PROGRAM
FOR  SEX  OFFENDER  AWARENESS  BY  PROVIDING  FOR  EDUCATIONAL  OUTREACH
SERVICES TO SCHOOLS, COMMUNITY GROUPS, AND CLERGY.  SUCH PROGRAMS  SHALL
BE  OPERATED  AT  THE COMMUNITY LEVEL IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH PROCE-
DURES SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION.
  (B) THE BOARD SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR THE
IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH  OUTREACH  PROGRAM,  AND  SHALL  BE  DESIGNED  TO
PROMOTE:
  (I)  ALTERNATIVE FUNDING SOURCES OTHER THAN THE STATE, INCLUDING LOCAL
GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SOURCES;
  (II) COORDINATION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE EFFORTS TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL
OUTREACH PROGRAMS; AND
  (III) LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT OF SERVICES TO BE MADE AVAILABLE  TO  THE
SCHOOLS, COMMUNITIES, AND CLERGY.
  (C)  THESE  REGULATIONS SHALL ALSO PROVIDE FOR SERVICES INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO OUTREACH TO THE COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION AND  TRAINING  OF
LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AND OTHER CRIMINAL JUSTICE OFFICIALS TO ASSIST IN SUCH
EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAM.
  (D) THE BOARD SHALL PREPARE AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR  AND  THE
LEGISLATURE,  ON  OR BEFORE DECEMBER FIRST OF EACH YEAR ON THE PROGRAMS;
INCLUDING:

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