S07051 Summary:

BILL NOS07051
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORREICHLIN-MELNICK
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §9, Cor L
 
Requires the department of corrections and community supervision to update its website to include a searchable database to look up persons convicted of a family offense.
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S07051 Actions:

BILL NOS07051
 
05/26/2021REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
01/05/2022REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
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S07051 Committee Votes:

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S07051 Floor Votes:

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S07051 Memo:

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S07051 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7051
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      May 26, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- 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 correction law, in relation to requiring the depart-
          ment  of corrections and community supervision to include a searchable
          database of persons convicted of family offenses on its website
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Section 9 of the correction law, as added by section 2 of
     2  part OO of chapter 56 of the  laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    § 9. Access to inmate information via the internet. 1. Notwithstanding
     5  any  provision  of  law to the contrary, any information relating to the
     6  conviction of a person, except for a person convicted of an offense that
     7  would make such person ineligible for merit  time  under  section  eight
     8  hundred  three of this chapter or an offense for which registration as a
     9  sex offender is required as set forth in subdivision  two  or  three  of
    10  section  one  hundred sixty-eight-a of this chapter, that is posted on a
    11  website maintained by or for the department, under article  six  of  the
    12  public  officers  law, may be posted on such website for a period not to
    13  exceed five years after the expiration  of  such  person's  sentence  of
    14  imprisonment  and  any  period  of  parole  or post-release supervision;
    15  provided, however, that in the case of a person who has  been  committed
    16  to  the  department  on  more than one occasion, the department may post
    17  conviction information relating to any prior commitment on such  website
    18  for  a  period  not  to  exceed  five years after the expiration of such
    19  person's sentence of imprisonment and any period of parole  or  post-re-
    20  lease supervision arising from the most recent commitment to the depart-
    21  ment;  provided  further,  that  any  information  relating  to a person
    22  convicted of a family offense defined in section eight hundred twelve of
    23  the family court act or an aggravated family offense defined in  section
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11256-02-1

        S. 7051                             2
 
     1  240.75  of the penal law or any offense defined in section 530.11 of the
     2  criminal procedure law shall be posted on  such  website  in  accordance
     3  with subdivision two of this section.
     4    2.  (a)  Notwithstanding  any  provision of law to the contrary, for a
     5  person convicted of a family offense or an  aggravated  family  offense,
     6  the  department shall post on its website: (i) the current name, and any
     7  former legal name or known alias of such person; (ii) a  description  of
     8  the offense for which such person was convicted identifying such offense
     9  as  a  family  offense  or aggravated family offense; (iii) the zip code
    10  associated with such persons current or last  known  address;  and  (iv)
    11  such further identifying information as the commissioner deems necessary
    12  to effectuate the purposes of this subdivision.
    13    (b) The department shall modify an existing searchable database on its
    14  website  that shall allow the public to search for and access the infor-
    15  mation required to be posted  in  paragraph  (a)  of  this  subdivision.
    16  However,  nothing  in this section shall be interpreted as requiring the
    17  department to allow the public to search database entries by  individual
    18  family offenses.
    19    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    20  have become a law.
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