Note: “Adult probation department employee or juvenile court employee” means an employee of an adult probation department or the juvenile court who either: (i) through the course of employment, directly provides treatment, care, control or supervision to a victim, or (ii) provides presentence or predisposition reports directly to a court regarding the victim.
This crime modifies the offenses of Sexual Abuse (§ 13-1404), Sexual Conduct with a Minor (§ 13-1405), Sexual Assault (§ 13-1406), and Molestation of a Child under 15 (§ 13-1410) when those offenses involve a deadly weapon, dangerous instrument, or knowing infliction of serious physical injury, and the perpetrator has a prior felony conviction for any sex offense.
"I think this is a feel-good measure that doesn't really do anything for us."Current state law places no restriction on where registered sex offenders may live, with the exception of those on parole or probation.
: “School employee” includes a teacher, school administrator, student teacher, safety or resource officer, coach, adult volunteer in a position of authority or any other school employee who has contact with a student in his or her official capacity as a school employee. : “School employee” includes a teacher, school administrator, student teacher, safety or resource officer, coach, adult volunteer in a position of authority or any other school employee who has contact with a student in his or her official capacity as a school employee. This crime is a Class 2 felony if minor is under 15; Class 6 felony if minor is at least 15 but under 18; Class 2 felony if minor is at least 15 but accused is or was in a position of trust and the convicted person is not eligible for suspension of sentence, probation, pardon or release from confinement on any basis except as specifically authorized by § 31-233(A) or (B) until the sentence imposed has been served or commuted.
This crime is a Class 2 felony if minor is under 15; Class 3 felony if minor is at least 15 but under 18; Class 5 felony otherwise.
This crime is a Class B felony if involves attempt to arrange a meeting with a child 15 years or younger or whom the offender believes to be 15 years or younger, even if a meeting with the child never takes place.
Otherwise, this crime is a Class A felony if the offender arranges a meeting with a child 15 years or younger and the meeting takes place, even if the offender fails to engage the child in (i) sexual intercourse, (ii) sexually explicit conduct, or (iii) deviate sexual activity.
Loftus, a lifelong Owego resident, has been leading the push for broader sex offender laws in the village."Hopefully it will send a message to people that we're at least doing something to look out," he said. He said before the vote the law would have the village take its eye off who it needs to be watching."This is an emotional issue.