senate Bill S6658

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes "Brittany's law"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2016 1st report cal.1397
Feb 09, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Feb 03, 2016 referred to codes

Votes

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Jun 2, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S6658
27
4
committee
27
Aye
4
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 9, 2016 - Codes committee Vote

S6658
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2016

excused (2)

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S6658 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9286
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§195.03 & 195.04, Pen L; add Art 6-B §§165 - 165-o, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S65, A6609
2019-2020: A6732

S6658 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Brittany's law" defining domestic violence offenses and offenders and requiring such offenders to register with the division of criminal justice services; establishes the crimes of failure to register or verify as a domestic violence offender in the first and second degrees.

S6658 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6658 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6658

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law and the correction  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing "Brittany's law"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  "Brittany's
law".
  S  2.  The  penal law is amended by adding two new sections 195.03 and
195.04 to read as follows:
S 195.03 FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE  OFFENDER
           IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF  FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE OFFENDER IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN, BEING A  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE
OFFENDER REQUIRED TO REGISTER OR VERIFY PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-B OF THE
CORRECTION  LAW, HE OR SHE FAILS TO REGISTER OR VERIFY IN THE MANNER AND
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS PROVIDED FOR IN SUCH ARTICLE.
  FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDER  IN  THE
SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS E FELONY.
S 195.04 FAILURE  TO  REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDER
           IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FAILURE TO REGISTER  OR  VERIFY  AS  A  DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE  OFFENDER  IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE COMMITS THE CRIME
OF FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDER IN  THE
SECOND  DEGREE  AND HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF FAILURE TO REGISTER
OR VERIFY AS A DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE  OFFENDER  IN  THE  SECOND  DEGREE  AS
DEFINED IN SECTION 195.03 OF THIS ARTICLE.
  FAILURE  TO  REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDER IN THE
FIRST DEGREE IS A CLASS D FELONY.
  S 3. The correction law is amended by adding a new article 6-B to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE 6-B
                   DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REGISTRATION ACT
SECTION 165.   DEFINITIONS.

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

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