assembly Bill A7748A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 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
Oct 18, 2022 signed chap.575
delivered to governor
May 31, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1423
substituted for s3855a
May 18, 2022 referred to elections
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 16, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.199
rules report cal.199
reported
May 10, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 06, 2022 print number 7748a
May 06, 2022 amend and recommit to election law
Jan 05, 2022 referred to election law
May 21, 2021 referred to election law

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A7748 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3855
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: A5563, S3131
2017-2018: A8000, S1445
2019-2020: A7617, S257

A7748 - Summary

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

A7748 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7748
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. THIELE, CAHILL, GALEF, GOTTFRIED, MAGNARELLI,
   McDONOUGH, OTIS, STECK, ZEBROWSKI, PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.
   of A. ABBATE, AUBRY, BARCLAY, COOK, CYMBROWITZ, J. M. GIGLIO, PERRY --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Election Law
 
 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.
                                                            LBD06943-01-1

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A7748A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3855
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: A5563, S3131
2017-2018: A8000, S1445
2019-2020: A7617, S257

A7748A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A7748A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7748--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. THIELE, CAHILL, GALEF, GOTTFRIED, MAGNARELLI,
   McDONOUGH, OTIS, STECK, ZEBROWSKI, PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.
   of  A.  ABBATE, AUBRY, BARCLAY, COOK, CYMBROWITZ, J. M. GIGLIO -- read
   once and referred to the Committee on Election Law --  recommitted  to
   the Committee on Election Law in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.
   2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 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.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 2 of section 5-508 of the
 election law, as amended by chapter 521 of the laws of 2021, is  amended
 to read as follows:
   (a)  A  victim of domestic violence OR ANY PERSON WHO IS A VICTIM OF A
 CRIME DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW may deliver
 to the board of elections, in the county wherein such victim of domestic
 violence OR VICTIM OF A CRIME DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED  THIRTY  OF
 THE PENAL LAW is registered or intends to be registered pursuant to this
 article,  in  person  or by mail, a signed written statement swearing or
 affirming:
   (i) that such person is the victim of domestic violence OR VICTIM OF A
 CRIME DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW; and
   (ii) that because of the threat of physical or emotional harm to them-
 self or to family or household members, such  person  wishes  for  their
 registration record to be kept confidential.
   § 2. 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.