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Article 6C - NY Correction Law

Section Description
168-M Review
S 168-M Review. Notwithstanding  any other provision of law to the
  contrary,  any  state  or  local  correctional  facility,  hospital   or
  institution,   district  attorney,  law  enforcement  agency,  probation
  department, state board of parole,  court  or  child  protective  agency
  shall  forward  relevant  information pertaining to a sex offender to be
  discharged, paroled, released to post-release supervision or released to
  the board for review no later than one hundred twenty days prior to  the
  release  or  discharge  and  the  board  shall  make  recommendations as
  provided in subdivision six of section one hundred sixty-eight-l of this
  article within sixty days of receipt of the information. Information may
  include, but may not be limited to all or a portion of the arrest  file,
  prosecutor's  file,  probation  or  parole  file, child protective file,
  court file, commitment file, medical file and treatment file  pertaining
  to  such  person.  Such person shall be permitted to submit to the board
  any information relevant to the review.  Upon  application  of  the  sex
  offender  or  the district attorney, the court shall seal any portion of
  the board's file pertaining to the sex offender that  contains  material
  that  is confidential under any state or federal law; provided, however,
  that in any subsequent proceedings in which the sex offender who is  the
  subject  of the sealed record is a party and which requires the board to
  provide a recommendation to the court pursuant  to  this  article,  such
  sealed  record  shall  be  available  to  the sex offender, the district
  attorney, the court and the attorney general where the attorney  general
  is a party, or represents a party, in the proceeding.

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