senate Bill S2178

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes municipalities to establish residency restrictions for sex offenders required to register with the division of criminal justice services

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2017 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2017 1st report cal.664
Jan 12, 2017 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Apr 26, 2017 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2178
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2017

nay (2)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S2178 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7718
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Redes §168-w to be §168-x, add §168-w, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3925, A5812

S2178 - Summary

Authorizes municipalities to establish residency restrictions for sex offenders required to register with the division of criminal justice services.

S2178 - Sponsor Memo

S2178 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2178

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- 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 authorizing munici-
  palities to establish residency restrictions for sex offenders

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings. It is the sense of the legislature
that determinations regarding restrictions upon  the  residence  of  sex
offenders  who  are  required  to register pursuant to the provisions of
article 6-C of the correction law should be made by  the  local  munici-
pality  in  which  such  offenders  reside since municipalities are in a
better position than the state, after taking  into  consideration  local
conditions  and  after  determining  what entities with vulnerable popu-
lations would require protection from registered sex offenders, to  make
such determinations.
  S 2. Section 168-w of the correction law, as relettered by chapter 604
of  the  laws  of  2005, is redesignated section 168-x and a new section
168-w is added to read as follows:
  S 168-W. MUNICIPAL RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS.  ANY MUNICIPALITY MAY ENACT
A LOCAL LAW WHICH IMPOSES  RESIDENCY  RESTRICTIONS  UPON  SEX  OFFENDERS
REQUIRED  TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDED THAT SUCH RESI-
DENCY RESTRICTIONS ARE NO LESS RESTRICTIVE  THAN  THE  REQUIREMENTS  SET
FORTH  IN  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF SUBDIVISION FOUR-A OF SECTION 65.10 OF THE
PENAL LAW AND SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION TWO  HUNDRED  FIFTY-NINE-C
OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07998-01-7

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