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A08974 Summary:

BILL NOA08974
 
SAME ASSAME AS S01014
 
SPONSORD'Urso
 
COSPNSRDickens, Williams, Seawright, Cook, Harris, Errigo, Crouch, Raia, Blake, Davila
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 168-l, Cor L
 
Provides for a sex offender public awareness outreach program to provide educational outreach to schools, community groups and clergy on issues related to sex offenders.
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A08974 Actions:

BILL NOA08974
 
01/09/2018referred to correction
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A08974 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A8974
 
SPONSOR: D'Urso
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to establishing the sex offender public awareness program   PURPOSE: The purpose of the legislation to provide public awareness outreach programs to schools (public/private) community based groups and clergy   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The board shall establish an educational outreach program for sex offen- der awareness by providing for educational outreach service to Schools (public/private), community groups and clergy. Such programs shall be operated at the community level in a manner consistent with procedures set forth. (i) Alternative funding sources other than state, including local government and private sources; (ii) Coordination of both private/public to provide educational outreach programs; (iii) Long range development of services to be made available to the schools, communities and clergy. The board shall prepare an annual report to the governor and the legislature, on or before the first of December of each year.   JUSTIFICATION: This will provide for sex offender public awareness outreach programs in local counties to provide education to our schools (private/public) and community based organizations and clergy on the issues related to the release of sex offenders back into society   HISTORY: 2013-2014: A9210 2015-2016: A075   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: Unknown   EFFECTIVE DATE: The ninetieth day after it shall become law, provided, however, that any rules or regulations necessary for the timely implementation of this on its effective date shall be promulgated on or before such date
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A08974 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8974
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     January 9, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. D'URSO -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Correction
 
        AN  ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to establishing the sex
          offender public awareness program
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. Section 168-l of the correction law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
     3    6-a.   The board shall  establish  a  sex  offender  public  awareness
     4  program.  (a)  The board shall establish an educational outreach program
     5  for  sex  offender  awareness  by  providing  for  educational  outreach
     6  services  to schools, community groups, and clergy.  Such programs shall
     7  be operated at the community level in a manner  consistent  with  proce-
     8  dures set forth in this section.
     9    (b) The board shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary for the
    10  implementation  of  such  outreach  program,  and  shall  be designed to
    11  promote:
    12    (i) alternative funding sources other than the state, including  local
    13  government and private sources;
    14    (ii) coordination of public and private efforts to provide educational
    15  outreach programs; and
    16    (iii)  long  range development of services to be made available to the
    17  schools, communities, and clergy.
    18    (c) These regulations shall also provide for services  including,  but
    19  not  limited  to outreach to the community and education and training of
    20  law enforcement and other criminal justice officials to assist  in  such
    21  educational outreach program.
    22    (d)  The  board shall prepare an annual report to the governor and the
    23  legislature, on or before December first of each year on  the  programs;
    24  including:
    25    (i) the programs funded by the board;
    26    (ii)  other  sources  of funding for the educational outreach programs
    27  provided in this section;
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02886-01-7

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     1    (iii) an assessment of the necessary appropriations to  the  board  to
     2  meet the reasonable needs of the programs under this section; and
     3    (iv)  an  estimate  of  the  reasonable  needs of programs in the next
     4  fiscal year.
     5    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
     6  have  become  a  law.    Effective  immediately any rules or regulations
     7  necessary for the timely implementation of this  act  on  its  effective
     8  date may be promulgated on or before such date.
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