senate Bill S3085

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Provides that certain sex offenders who are released on parole or sentenced to probation may not enter public, association or free libraries

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


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 27, 2023 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S3085 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-c, Exec L; amd §65.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S728
2011-2012: S3744
2013-2014: S2459
2015-2016: S4514
2017-2018: S6189
2019-2020: S2586
2021-2022: S4571

S3085 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that certain sex offenders who are released on parole may not enter public, association or free libraries.

S3085 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3085 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3085
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA, MATTERA -- 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  executive law and the penal law, in relation to
   preventing certain  sex  offenders  who  are  released  on  parole  or
   sentenced  to  probation  from  entering  public,  association or free
   libraries
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  14 of section 259-c of the executive law, as
 amended by section 38-b of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
 of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
   14. notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,  where
 a  person  serving  a  sentence  for  an  offense defined in article one
 hundred thirty, one hundred thirty-five or two  hundred  sixty-three  of
 the  penal  law or section 255.25, 255.26 or 255.27 of the penal law and
 the victim of such offense was under the age of eighteen at the time  of
 such offense or such person has been designated a level three sex offen-
 der  pursuant to subdivision six of section one hundred sixty-eight-l of
 the correction law, is released  on  parole  or  conditionally  released
 pursuant  to  subdivision  one  or  two of this section, the board shall
 require, as a mandatory condition of such release, that  such  sentenced
 offender  shall  refrain from knowingly entering into or upon any school
 grounds, as that term is defined  in  subdivision  fourteen  of  section
 220.00  of  the penal law, OR ANY PUBLIC LIBRARY, ASSOCIATION LIBRARY OR
 FREE LIBRARY, AS DEFINED IN  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED
 FIFTY-THREE  OF  THE EDUCATION LAW, or any other facility or institution
 primarily used for the care or treatment of persons  under  the  age  of
 eighteen while one or more of such persons under the age of eighteen are
 present, provided however, that when such sentenced offender is a regis-
 tered student or participant or an employee of such facility or institu-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07505-01-3

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