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NY State Senate Bill S4593

2017-2018 Regular Sessions
IN SENATE
February 21, 2017

Introduced by Sen. ORTT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Mental Health and Develop-
mental Disabilities

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to treatment of sex
offenders in certain facilities

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

1 Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
9.65 to read as follows:
S 9.65 TREATMENT OF SEX OFFENDERS IN CERTAIN FACILITIES.
ANY FACILITY OPERATED BY THE STATE, WHICH PROVIDES NON-EMERGENCY,
CLINICAL OUTPATIENT OR INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC TREATMENT AND WHICH OPER-
ATES IN THE SAME BUILDING OR PHYSICAL LOCATION AS A CHILDREN'S PSYCHIAT-
RIC CENTER OPERATED BY THE STATE SHALL DETERMINE, PRIOR TO THE TREATMENT
OR ADMISSION OF ANY PERSON, WHETHER SUCH PERSON IS A SEX OFFENDER, AS
DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-A OF THE
CORRECTION LAW. NO FACILITY WHICH OPERATES IN THE SAME BUILDING OR PHYS-
ICAL LOCATION AS A CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC CENTER SHALL ADMIT OR TREAT A
REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER AT SUCH LOCATION.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.


EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.

LBD10093-02-7




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