assembly Bill A11086

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the custody and visitation rights of a sex offender

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Jun 04, 2018 referred to correction

A11086 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Ren §168-w to be §168-x, add §168-w, Cor L

A11086 - Summary

Prohibits a sex offender from being granted by a court, physical or legal custody of, or unsupervised visitation with a child.

A11086 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  11086

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 4, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. B. Miller)
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to custody  and  visita-
  tion rights of a sex offender

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

  Section 1. Section 168-w of the correction law, as relettered by chap-
ter 604 of the laws of 2005, is  renumbered  section  168-x  and  a  new
section 168-w is added to read as follows:
  S 168-W. CUSTODY AND VISITATION RIGHTS. 1. ANY SEX OFFENDER DESIGNATED
AS A SEXUAL PREDATOR, OR A SEXUALLY VIOLENT OFFENDER, OR CLASSIFIED AS A
LEVEL  THREE  RISK,  FOR  A  CRIME INVOLVING A CHILD SHALL BE, EXCEPT IN
EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES, PROHIBITED FROM BEING GRANTED  BY  A  COURT
PHYSICAL OR LEGAL CUSTODY OF, OR UNSUPERVISED VISITATION WITH, A CHILD.
  2. ANY SEX OFFENDER CLASSIFIED AS A LEVEL THREE RISK SHALL BE PRESUMED
TO BE INELIGIBLE TO BE GRANTED PHYSICAL OR LEGAL CUSTODY OF, OR UNSUPER-
VISED  VISITATION  WITH,  A  CHILD,  AND A COURT SHALL GRANT PHYSICAL OR
LEGAL CUSTODY OF, OR UNSUPERVISED VISITATION WITH, A CHILD ONLY  IF  THE
SEX  OFFENDER  HAS  PROVIDED CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE THAT GRANTING
SUCH CUSTODY OR VISITATION WILL BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CHILD.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16029-01-8

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