assembly Bill A937

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires school districts, upon notification from law enforcement agencies, to notify residents of sex offenders living in the district

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Jun 04, 2018 held for consideration in correction
Jan 03, 2018 referred to correction
Jan 10, 2017 referred to correction


A937 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-l, Cor L; add §3605, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3339, S1176
2011-2012: A1402, S1449
2013-2014: A1220, S1764
2015-2016: A201, S22
2019-2020: A4479, S3182

A937 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires school districts, upon notification from law enforcement agencies, to notify persons in parental relation to its students, of level two and three sex offenders living in the district; apportions money to school districts for certain sex offender expenses.

A937 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 1599                                                   A. 937

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2017

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Crime
  Victims, Crime and Correction

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once  and  referred
  to the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to required notification
  by school districts of sex offender residence; and to amend the educa-
  tion law, in relation to apportionment to school districts for certain
  expenses related to sex offender notification


  Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 6 of section 168-l of
the correction law, paragraph (b) as amended by chapter 513 of the  laws
of  2011 and paragraph (c) as separately amended by chapters 318 and 680
of the laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows:
  (b) If the risk of repeat offense is moderate, a level two designation
shall be given to such sex offender. In such case  the  law  enforcement
agency or agencies having jurisdiction and the law enforcement agency or
agencies  having  had  jurisdiction at the time of his or her conviction
shall be notified and may disseminate relevant information  which  shall
include  a  photograph  and  description  of  the offender and which may
include the exact name and any aliases used by the sex  offender,  exact
address,  background  information  including  the  offender's  crime  of
conviction, mode of operation, type of victim  targeted,  the  name  and
address of any institution of higher education at which the sex offender
is  enrolled,  attends,  is  employed  or resides and the description of
special conditions imposed on the offender to any entity with vulnerable
populations related to the nature of the offense committed by  such  sex
offender.  Any  entity  receiving  information  on  a  sex  offender may
disclose or further disseminate  such  information  at  its  discretion,

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