assembly Bill A5889

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts "The Domestic Violence Protection Act - Brittany's Law" requiring registration of violent felony offenders

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to correction
Feb 20, 2019 referred to correction

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A5889 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§195.03 & 195.04, Pen L; add Art 6-B §§162 - 167-q, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8916
2015-2016: A1833
2017-2018: A404

A5889 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "The Domestic Violence Protection Act - Brittany's Law" requiring registration of violent felony offenders; sets forth duties of the division of criminal justice services; establishes a special telephone number; requires the division to maintain a subdirectory of violent predators.

A5889 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5889

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER, KOLB, SANTABARBARA, BARRETT, STECK,
  JONES, GOODELL, NORRIS, MORINELLO, FINCH, M. L. MILLER --  Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A.  BARNWELL, FITZPATRICK, GIGLIO, JOHNS, McDONOUGH,
  MONTESANO,  PALMESANO,  RAIA,  STEC  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the penal law and the correction  law,  in  relation  to
  enacting "The Domestic Violence Protection Act - Brittany's Law"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  "The  Domestic
Violence Protection Act - Brittany's Law".
  §  2.  The  penal law is amended by adding two new sections 195.03 and
195.04 to read as follows:
§ 195.03 FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A VIOLENT FELONY  OFFENDER  IN
           THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A VIOLENT FELO-
NY  OFFENDER  IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN, BEING A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENDER
REQUIRED TO  REGISTER  OR  VERIFY  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  SIX-B  OF  THE
CORRECTION  LAW, HE OR SHE FAILS TO REGISTER OR VERIFY IN THE MANNER AND
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS PROVIDED FOR IN SUCH ARTICLE.
  FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A  VIOLENT  FELONY  OFFENDER  IN  THE
SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS E FELONY.
§ 195.04 FAILURE  TO  REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENDER IN
           THE FIRST DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A VIOLENT FELO-
NY OFFENDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN HE OR  SHE  COMMITS  THE  CRIME  OF
FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENDER IN THE SECOND
DEGREE AND HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN CONVICTED OF FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERI-
FY  AS  A  VIOLENT  FELONY  OFFENDER  IN THE SECOND DEGREE AS DEFINED IN
SECTION 195.03 OF THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00571-01-9