senate Bill S3855A

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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Current Bill Status Via A7748 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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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 31, 2022 substituted by a7748a
May 23, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1423
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 09, 2022 print number 3855a
May 09, 2022 amend and recommit to elections
Jan 05, 2022 referred to elections
returned to senate
died in assembly
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

Votes

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May 23, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S3855A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 3, 2021 - Elections committee Vote

S3855
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

Co-Sponsors

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S3855 - 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 - Summary

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

S3855 - Sponsor Memo

S3855 - 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

Co-Sponsors

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S3855A (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

S3855A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3855A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3855A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3855--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 31, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, AKSHAR, BIAGGI, GAUGHRAN, JORDAN, KAPLAN,
   LIU, MARTUCCI, O'MARA -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
   printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Elections -- recommitted
   to the Committee on Elections in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
   -- 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.
                                                            LBD06943-03-2

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