Bill Text: NY S03958 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides that any person who knowingly harbors, houses or employs a sex offender who has failed to register or verify address and employment, and who fails to contact his or her local law enforcement agency regarding such sex offender is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 10-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-21 - REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION [S03958 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03958-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          3958
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 21, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, AKSHAR, FELDER, FUNKE, HELMING, JACOBS,
          ORTT,  RITCHIE, SERINO, SEWARD, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed, 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 knowingly harboring a
          sex offender who has failed to register or verify
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section  168-
     2  ii to read as follows:
     3    §  168-ii.  Failure  to  notify;  penalty.  Any  person  who knowingly
     4  harbors, houses or employs a sex offender required  to  register  or  to
     5  verify  residence or employment pursuant to the provisions of this arti-
     6  cle who has failed to register or to verify as required by law, and  who
     7  fails  to notify his or her local law enforcement agency of the location
     8  of such sex offender, shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
     9    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    10  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01609-01-9
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