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A07617 Summary:

COSPNSRCahill, Galef, Gottfried, Gunther, Jaffee, Magnarelli, McDonough, Mosley, Otis, Raia, Steck, Zebrowski, Paulin
MLTSPNSRAbbate, Aubry, Barclay, Cook, Crespo, Crouch, Cymbrowitz, Giglio, Kolb, Palumbo, Perry
Amd 5-508, El L
Relates to authorizing registration records of victims of sexual violence to be kept confidential in certain cases.
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A07617 Actions:

05/14/2019referred to election law
01/08/2020referred to election law
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A07617 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      May 14, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  THIELE,  CAHILL,  GALEF, GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER,
          Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, AUBRY, BARCLAY,  COOK,  CRESPO,
          CROUCH,  CYMBROWITZ,  GIGLIO,  KOLB,  PALUMBO,  PERRY -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Election Law

        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:
     1    Section  1.    Subdivision  1  of section 5-508 of the election law is
     2  amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
     3    (c) "Victim of sexual violence" means any person who is  a  victim  of
     4  any offense under article one hundred thirty of the penal law.
     5    §  2.  Section  5-508  of  the election law is amended by adding a new
     6  subdivision 3 to read as follows:
     7    3. Upon application made to the supreme court, in the county wherein a
     8  victim of sexual violence is registered pursuant to  this  article,  the
     9  court  may issue an order requiring that any registration record kept or
    10  maintained in accordance with this article with respect to such an indi-
    11  vidual be kept separate and apart from other  registration  records  and
    12  not  be  made  available  for inspection or copying by the public or any
    13  other person, except election officials acting  within  the  course  and
    14  scope  of  their  official duties and only as pertinent and necessary in
    15  connection therewith.
    16    § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
    17  it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
    18  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
    19  tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made on or
    20  before such date.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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