Bill Text: NY A05516 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits certain persons convicted of article six-C of the correction law from serving as a trustee, principal, officer, or member of a board of education of any public school in any BOCES, city, union free, common or central school district or any charter school.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-13 - referred to correction [A05516 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05516-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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            S. 3723                                                  A. 5516
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
                                    February 13, 2019
                                       ___________
        IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, GALLIVAN, SEWARD, YOUNG --
          read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
          the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction
        IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
          to the Committee on Correction
        AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to  prohibiting  certain
          persons convicted under article six-C of the correction law from serv-
          ing  as  a trustee, principal, officer, or member of a board of educa-
          tion of any public school in any BOCES, city, union  free,  common  or
          central school district or any charter school
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 168-w of the correction law, as relettered by chap-
     2  ter 604 of the laws of 2005, is  relettered  section  168-x  and  a  new
     3  section 168-w is added to read as follows:
     4    §  168-w.  Prohibition of serving as a trustee, principal, officer, or
     5  member of a board of education of any public school in any BOCES,  city,
     6  union  free, common or central school district or any charter school. No
     7  person required to maintain registration under this article (sex  offen-
     8  der  registration act) shall be a trustee, principal, officer, or member
     9  of a board of education of any public school in any BOCES,  city,  union
    10  free, common or central school district or any charter school.
    11    § 2. Section 168-t of the correction law, as amended by chapter 373 of
    12  the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
    13    §  168-t.  Penalty. Any sex offender required to register or to verify
    14  pursuant to the provisions of this article  who  fails  to  register  or
    15  verify  in  the  manner and within the time periods provided for in this
    16  article shall be guilty of a class E  felony  upon  conviction  for  the
    17  first  offense,  and  upon conviction for a second or subsequent offense
    18  shall be guilty of a class D felony. Any sex offender who  violates  the
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03205-01-9

        S. 3723                             2                            A. 5516
     1  provisions  of  section  one hundred sixty-eight-v or one hundred sixty-
     2  eight-w of this article shall be guilty of a class  A  misdemeanor  upon
     3  conviction  for  the  first offense, and upon conviction for a second or
     4  subsequent offense shall be guilty of a class D felony. Any such failure
     5  to  register  or  verify  may also be the basis for revocation of parole
     6  pursuant to section two hundred fifty-nine-i of the executive law or the
     7  basis for revocation of probation pursuant to article four  hundred  ten
     8  of the criminal procedure law.
     9    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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