AMENDMENTS TO THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT

LAWS OF NEW YORK, 2008
CHAPTER 232

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the registration of sex offenders

Became a law July 7, 2008, 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. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of
section 168-a of the correction law, as amended by chapter 11 of the
laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
(iii) any of the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 2251, 18 U.S.C. 2251A, 18
U.S.C. 2252, 18 U.S.C. 2252A, [or] 18 U.S.C. 2260, 18 U.S.C. 2422(b), 18
U.S.C. 2423, or 18 U.S.C. 2425, provided that the elements of such crime
of conviction are substantially the same as those which are a part of
such offense as of the date on which this subparagraph takes effect.
§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately provided, however, that
the provisions of subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (d) of subdivision 2
of section 168-a of the correction law as added by section one of this
act also shall apply to persons convicted of such an offense prior to
the effective date of this act who, on such effective date, have not
completed service of the sentence imposed thereon.

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.

JOSEPH L. BRUNO
Temporary President of the Senate
SHELDON SILVER
Speaker of the Assembly