senate Bill S4644

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Mar 19, 2019 referred to codes

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S4644 (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
A5889
, S6721
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
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:
2009-2010: S3134
2011-2012: S3645
2013-2014: S1850, A8916
2015-2016: S513, A1833
2017-2018: S1107, S7125, A404

S4644 (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.

S4644 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4644 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4644

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

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.
  FAILURE TO REGISTER OR VERIFY AS A  VIOLENT  FELONY  OFFENDER  IN  THE
FIRST DEGREE IS A CLASS D FELONY.
  § 3. The correction law is amended by adding a new article 6-B to read
as follows:

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

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