senate Bill S1271

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish standards for the distance from school grounds of the residence of certain sex offenders on probation or parole

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 30, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 29, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 23, 2018 1st report cal.287
Jan 03, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 28, 2017 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 27, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 23, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 22, 2017 1st report cal.502
Jan 09, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jan 23, 2018 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S1271
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: Jan 23, 2018

excused (1)

Mar 22, 2017 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S1271
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 22, 2017

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

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S1271 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3259
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add 259-f, Exec L; amd §220.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4890, A7661
2019-2020: A3195

S1271 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of corrections and community supervision to establish standards for the distance certain sex offenders on probation or parole, or conditionally released, must reside from school grounds.

S1271 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1271 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1271

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

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 executive law and the penal law, in relation to the
  requirement for certain sex offenders who are on probation or  parole,
  or  conditionally  released  to  reside  certain distances from school
  grounds

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 259-f
to read as follows:
  § 259-F. CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS; RESIDENCE NEAR SCHOOL  GROUNDS.    THE
COMMISSIONER,  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE BOARD, DIRECTOR OF PROBATION AND
CORRECTIONAL ALTERNATIVES AND COMMISSIONER OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES,
SHALL ESTABLISH BY RULE A UNIFORM STANDARD FOR MEASURING  AND  ENFORCING
THE  DISTANCE  RESTRICTIONS  FOR  PROPOSED RESIDENCES FOR REGISTERED SEX
OFFENDERS WHO ARE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISION OF  SUBDIVISION  FOURTEEN  OF
SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-C OF THIS ARTICLE OR SUBDIVISION FOUR-A
OF SECTION 65.10 OF THE PENAL LAW. SUCH STANDARD SHALL INCLUDE  SPECIFIC
REQUIREMENTS  AND  THE  METHODOLOGY  FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE DISTANCE
RESTRICTIONS AND SUCH STANDARD SHALL BE POSTED ON THE  INTERNET  WEBSITE
OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES.
  §  2. Subdivision 14 of section 220.00 of the penal law, as amended by
chapter 292 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  14. "School grounds" means (a) in or on or within any building, struc-
ture, athletic playing field, playground or land  contained  within  the
real  property boundary line of a public or private elementary, parochi-
al, intermediate, junior high, vocational, or high school,  or  (b)  any
area  accessible  to  the public located within one thousand feet of the
real property boundary line comprising any such  school  or  any  parked
automobile  or  other parked vehicle located within one thousand feet of

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

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