senate Bill S1787

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits sex offenders whose victim was a child and level 3 sex offenders from knowingly being within 1,000 feet of a facility where pre-kindergarten or kindergarten instruction is provided

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2018 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 19, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 15, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 14, 2018 1st report cal.652
Jan 03, 2018 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 28, 2017 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 06, 2017 advanced to third reading
Jan 31, 2017 2nd report cal.
Jan 30, 2017 1st report cal.98
Jan 10, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Mar 14, 2018 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S1787
12
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committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2018

nay (1)

Jan 30, 2017 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S1787
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jan 30, 2017

nay (1)
excused (1)

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S1787 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-c, add §259-f, Exec L; amd §65.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1520
2019-2020: S1983

S1787 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a sex offender whose victim was a child and level 3 sex offenders from knowingly being within 1,000 feet of a facility where pre-kindergarten or kindergarten instruction is provided.

S1787 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1787 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1787

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI, GOLDEN, KENNEDY, MARCHIONE, MURPHY
  -- 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
  prohibiting certain convicted sex offenders from knowingly being with-
  in  1,000  feet  of  any  place where pre-kindergarten or kindergarten
  instruction is provided; and to amend the executive law, directing the
  commissioner of corrections and community  supervision  to  apply  for
  quarterly  listings  of  all  elementary  and secondary schools in the
  state

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  14 of section 259-c of the executive law, as
amended by section 38-b of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  14. notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,  where
a  person  serving  a  sentence  for  an  offense defined in article one
hundred thirty, one hundred thirty-five or two  hundred  sixty-three  of
the  penal  law or section 255.25, 255.26 or 255.27 of the penal law and
the victim of such offense was under the age of eighteen at the time  of
such offense or such person has been designated a level three sex offen-
der  pursuant to subdivision six of section one hundred sixty-eight-l of
the correction law, is released  on  parole  or  conditionally  released
pursuant  to  subdivision  one  or  two of this section, the board shall
require, as a mandatory condition of such release, that  such  sentenced
offender  shall  refrain from knowingly entering into or upon any school
grounds, as that term is defined  in  subdivision  fourteen  of  section
220.00  of the penal law, OR WITHIN ONE THOUSAND FEET OF ANY FACILITY OR
INSTITUTION  WHERE  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  OR  KINDERGARTEN  INSTRUCTION   IS
PROVIDED,  or  any  other facility or institution primarily used for the
care or treatment of persons under the age of eighteen while one or more
of such persons under the age of eighteen are present, provided however,
that when such sentenced offender is a registered student or participant
or an employee of such facility or  institution  or  entity  contracting

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