senate Bill S712

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the timing of risk level determination hearings for certain convicted sex offenders

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 07, 2016 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 25, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 24, 2016 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2016 1st report cal.197
Jan 06, 2016 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 26, 2015 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 09, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.72
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 07, 2015 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Feb 9, 2016 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S712
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2016

excused (1)

Feb 9, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S712
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S712 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6403
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง168-d, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5189, A7949
2013-2014: S323, A609
2017-2018: S1511, A1193, A9746

S712 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the timing of risk level determination hearings for certain convicted sex offenders who are expected to be, upon sentencing, released on probation or discharged upon payment of a fine, conditional discharge or unconditional discharge.

S712 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S712 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   712

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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, in relation to risk level determi-
  nation hearings for convicted sex offenders

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  2  and 3 of section 168-d of the correction
law, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 684 of the  laws  of  2005  and
subdivision  3 as amended by chapter 11 of the laws of 2002, are amended
to read as follows:
  2. Any sex offender, who is released on probation or  discharged  upon
payment  of  a  fine,  conditional  discharge or unconditional discharge
shall, prior to such release or discharge, be informed  of  his  or  her
duty  to register under this article by the court in which he or she was
convicted. At the time sentence is  imposed,  such  sex  offender  shall
register with the division on a form prepared by the division. The court
shall  require  the  sex  offender  to  read  and  sign such form and to
complete the registration portion of such form. The court shall on  such
form  obtain  the  address where the sex offender expects to reside upon
his or her release, and the name and address of any institution of high-
er education he or she expects to be employed by, enrolled in, attending
or employed, whether for compensation or not,  and  whether  he  or  she
expects  to  reside  in a facility owned or operated by such an institu-
tion, and shall report such information to the division. The court shall
give one copy of the form to the sex offender and shall send two  copies
to  the division which shall forward the information to the law enforce-
ment agencies having jurisdiction. [The]
  2-A. WITHIN FIVE DAYS OF THE CONVICTION OF ANY SEX  OFFENDER,  WHO  IS
EXPECTED  TO  BE,  UPON  SENTENCING, RELEASED ON PROBATION OR DISCHARGED

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

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