senate Bill S257

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential in certain cases

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 14, 2019 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2019 1st report cal.613
Jan 09, 2019 referred to elections

Votes

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May 7, 2019 - Elections committee Vote

S257
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0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Elections Committee Vote: May 7, 2019

excused (1)

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S257 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7617
Law Section:
Election Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-508, El L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7424
2011-2012: S4073
2013-2014: S1685
2015-2016: S3131, A5563
2017-2018: S1445, A8000

S257 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential in certain cases.

S257 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S257 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   257

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the election law, in relation to  authorizing  registra-
  tion  records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential in
  certain cases

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  1  of section 5-508 of the election law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) "VICTIM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO IS  A  VICTIM  OF
ANY OFFENSE UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW.
  §  2.  Section  5-508  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. UPON APPLICATION MADE TO THE SUPREME COURT, IN THE COUNTY WHEREIN A
VICTIM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE IS REGISTERED PURSUANT TO  THIS  ARTICLE,  THE
COURT  MAY ISSUE AN ORDER REQUIRING THAT ANY REGISTRATION RECORD KEPT OR
MAINTAINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE WITH RESPECT TO SUCH AN INDI-
VIDUAL BE KEPT SEPARATE AND APART FROM OTHER  REGISTRATION  RECORDS  AND
NOT  BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  FOR INSPECTION OR COPYING BY THE PUBLIC OR ANY
OTHER PERSON, EXCEPT ELECTION OFFICIALS ACTING  WITHIN  THE  COURSE  AND
SCOPE  OF  THEIR  OFFICIAL DUTIES AND ONLY AS PERTINENT AND NECESSARY IN
CONNECTION THEREWITH.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made on or
before such date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05724-01-9

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