New York Law
Sex Offender Registration Act
Article 6C - NY Correction Law
||Prior convictions; duty to inform and register
S 168-G Prior convictions; duty to inform and register. 1. The
department or office of probation and correctional alternatives in
accordance with risk factors pursuant to section one hundred
sixty-eight-l of this article shall determine the duration of
registration and notification for every sex offender who on the
effective date of this article is then on community supervision or
probation for an offense provided for in subdivision two or three of
section one hundred sixty-eight-a of this article.
2. Every sex offender who on the effective date of this article is
then on community supervision or probation for an offense provided for
in subdivision two or three of section one hundred sixty-eight-a of this
article shall within ten calendar days of such determination register
with his parole or probation officer. On each anniversary of the sex
offender's initial registration date thereafter, the provisions of
section one hundred sixty-eight-f of this article shall apply. Any sex
offender who fails or refuses to so comply shall be subject to the same
penalties as otherwise provided for in this article which would be
imposed upon a sex offender who fails or refuses to so comply with the
provisions of this article on or after such effective date.
3. It shall be the duty of the parole or probation officer to inform
and register such sex offender according to the requirements imposed by
this article. A parole or probation officer shall give one copy of the
form to the sex offender and shall, within three calendar days, send two
copies electronically or otherwise to the department which shall forward
one copy electronically or otherwise to the law enforcement agency
having jurisdiction where the sex offender resides upon his or her
community supervision, probation, or local conditional release.
4. A petition for relief from this section is permitted to any sex
offender required to register while released to community supervision or
probation pursuant to section one hundred sixty-eight-o of this article.
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