senate Bill S797

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Increases the in-person appearance requirements for level two sex offenders

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 09, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S797 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1223
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §168-f, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4994
2015-2016: S4511
2017-2018: S2638, A6789

S797 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the in-person appearance requirements for level two sex offenders from every three years to every year.

S797 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S797 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   797

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 in-person appearance
  requirements for level two sex offenders

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs  (b-2)  and  (b-3) of subdivision 2 of section
168-f of the correction law, as added by section 2 of part O of  chapter
56 of the laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows:
  (b-2)  If  the  sex offender has been given a level TWO OR LEVEL three
designation, he or she shall personally appear at  the  law  enforcement
agency  having  jurisdiction within twenty days of the first anniversary
of the sex offender's initial registration  and  every  year  thereafter
during the period of registration for the purpose of providing a current
photograph of such offender. The law enforcement agency having jurisdic-
tion shall photograph the sex offender and shall promptly forward a copy
of  such  photograph to the division. For purposes of this paragraph, if
such sex offender is confined in a state or local correctional facility,
the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction shall be the  ward-
en,  superintendent,  sheriff  or other person in charge of the state or
local correctional facility.
  (b-3) If the sex offender has been given a level one  [or  level  two]
designation,  he  or  she shall personally appear at the law enforcement
agency having jurisdiction within twenty days of the  third  anniversary
of  the sex offender's initial registration and every three years there-
after during the period of registration for the purpose of  providing  a
current  photograph  of such offender. The law enforcement agency having
jurisdiction shall  photograph  the  sex  offender  and  shall  promptly
forward  a copy of such photograph to the division. For purposes of this

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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