Sex Offenders and Public Housing
LAWS OF NEW YORK, 2010
AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to notice whenever a sex
offender is released to a public housing residence
Became a law July 30, 2010, with the approval of the Governor.
Passed by a majority vote, three-fifths being present.
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
bly, do enact as follows:
Section 1. Section 168-b of the correction law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
12. The division shall make registry information regarding level two
and three sex offenders available to municipal housing authorities, as
established pursuant to article three of the public housing law, to
enable such authorities to identify persons ineligible to reside in
public housing. The division shall, at least monthly, release to each
municipal housing authority information about level two and three sex
offenders with a home address and/or expected place of domicile within
the corresponding municipality. The division may promulgate rules and
regulations relating to procedures for the release of information in the
registry to such authorities.
§ 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.
The Legislature of the STATE OF NEW YORK ss:
Pursuant to the authority vested in us by section 70-b of the Public
Officers Law, we hereby jointly certify that this slip copy of this
session law was printed under our direction and, in accordance with such
section, is entitled to be read into evidence.
MALCOLM A. SMITH
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics is new; matter in brackets [