Bill Text: NY S00968 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Directs the board of trustees of the state university to require applicants to state-operated institutions to state whether they have been convicted of a violent felony sex offense or multiple counts of sexual misconduct.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2019-01-09 - REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION [S00968 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00968-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                           968
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 9, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sens. YOUNG, GALLIVAN, HELMING, SERINO -- read twice and
          ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
          Higher Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to directing the board of
          trustees  of the state university to include, on every application for
          admission to a state-operated institution, a question on  whether  the
          applicant  has  been  convicted  of  any violent felony sex offense or
          multiple counts of sexual misconduct
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 355 of the education law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 17-a to read as follows:
     3    17-a.  The board of trustees of the state university shall adopt rules
     4  providing that each application for admission to a state-operated insti-
     5  tution shall require the applicant to state whether he or she  has  ever
     6  been  convicted  of a violent felony sex offense, as defined in subdivi-
     7  sion one of section 70.80 of the penal law,  in  this  state  or  of  an
     8  offense  in  any  other jurisdiction in the United States which includes
     9  all of the essential elements of a violent felony sex  offense  in  this
    10  state,  and if he or she has been convicted of multiple counts of sexual
    11  misconduct as defined in section 130.20 of the penal law. If  an  appli-
    12  cant has been convicted of such an offense, he or she shall identify the
    13  violent  felony sex offense or offenses of which he or she was convicted
    14  and if he or she has been convicted of multiple counts of sexual miscon-
    15  duct as defined in section 130.20 of the penal law, the date or dates of
    16  such conviction or convictions, and the court or courts  in  which  such
    17  conviction or convictions were rendered.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02928-02-9
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