senate Bill S1983

2019-2020 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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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2019 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1414
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 18, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S1983 (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
2017-2018: S1787

S1983 (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.

S1983 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1983 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1983

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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, in relation
  to 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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