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Key Votes

S 3318 - Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Michael Benjamin voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (127-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill requiring convicted sex offenders to undergo psychiatric treatment and supervision.

Highlights:
- Requires convicted sex offenders with mental abnormalities to undergo treatment during incarceration after release [sec. 2]. - Allows felons with minor convictions to receive a treatment regimen of intensive outpatient supervision [sec. 2]. - Requires the attorney general and commissioner of mental health to be informed when a convicted sex offender is within 120 days of release [sec. 2]. - Establishes a case review panel to determine if an offender requires additional treatment and supervision after release [sec. 2]. - Requires annual mental health examinations of the convicted sex offenders by a psychiatric examiner [sec. 2]. - Requires treatment and supervision, possibly consisting of global satellite tracking, polygraph monitoring, residence specifications, prohibited contact with past or potential victims, and parole officer supervision [sec. 2]. - Sets post-release supervision sentences [sec. 33(2)(b)]:
    - 10 to 20 years for a Class B conviction - 5 to 10 years for a Class C conviction - 3 to 10 years for a Class D or E conviction
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (53-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill requiring convicted sex offenders to undergo psychiatric treatment and supervision.

Highlights:
- Requires convicted sex offenders with mental abnormalities to undergo treatment during incarceration after release [sec. 2]. - Allows felons with minor convictions to receive a treatment regimen of intensive outpatient supervision [sec. 2]. - Requires the attorney general and commissioner of mental health to be informed when a convicted sex offender is within 120 days of release [sec. 2]. - Establishes a case review panel to determine if an offender requires additional treatment and supervision after release [sec. 2]. - Requires annual mental health examinations of the convicted sex offenders by a psychiatric examiner [sec. 2]. - Requires treatment and supervision, possibly consisting of global satellite tracking, polygraph monitoring, residence specifications, prohibited contact with past or potential victims, and parole officer supervision [sec. 2]. - Sets post-release supervision sentences [sec. 33(2)(b)]:
    - 10 to 20 years for a Class B conviction - 5 to 10 years for a Class C conviction - 3 to 10 years for a Class D or E conviction
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act

Sponsors

  • Dale M. Volker (NY - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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