senate Bill S3855

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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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2021 referred to election law
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.876
Jan 31, 2021 referred to elections

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S3855 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7748
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
2019-2020: S257, A7617

S3855 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3855 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3855
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 31, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, AKSHAR, JORDAN, KAPLAN, LIU -- 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.
                                                            LBD06943-01-1

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