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Subdirectory; internet posting
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 6-C
§ 168-q. Subdirectory; internet posting. 1. The division shall
maintain a subdirectory of level two and three sex offenders. The
subdirectory shall include the exact address, address of the offender's
place of employment and photograph of the sex offender along with the
following information, if available: name, physical description, age and
distinctive markings. Background information including all of the sex
offender's crimes of conviction that require him or her to register
pursuant to this article, modus of operation, type of victim targeted,
the name and address of any institution of higher education at which the
sex offender is enrolled, attends, is employed or resides and a
description of special conditions imposed on the sex offender shall also
be included. The subdirectory shall have sex offender listings
categorized by county and zip code. Such subdirectory shall be made
available at all times on the internet via the division homepage. Any
person may apply to the division to receive automated e-mail
notifications whenever a new or updated subdirectory registration occurs
in a geographic area specified by such person. The division shall
furnish such service at no charge to such person, who shall request
e-mail notification by county and/or zip code on forms developed and
provided by the division. E-mail notification is limited to three
geographic areas per e-mail account.

2. Any person who uses information disclosed pursuant to this section
in violation of the law shall in addition to any other penalty or fine
imposed, be subject to a fine of not less than five hundred dollars and
not more than one thousand dollars. Unauthorized removal or duplication
of the subdirectory from the offices of local, village or city police
department shall be punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand
dollars. In addition, the attorney general, any district attorney, or
any person aggrieved is authorized to bring a civil action in the
appropriate court requesting preventive relief, including an application
for a permanent or temporary injunction, restraining order, or other
order against the person or group of persons responsible for such
action. The foregoing remedies shall be independent of any other
remedies or procedures that may be available to an aggrieved party under
other provisions of law.