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Article 6C - NY Correction Law

Section Description
168-Q Subdirectory; internet posting
S 168-Q Subdirectory;  internet  posting. 1.  The  division  shall
  maintain a subdirectory of  level  two  and  three  sex  offenders.  The
  subdirectory  shall include the exact address, address of the offender's
  place of employment and photograph of the sex offender  along  with  the
  following information, if available: name, physical description, age and
  distinctive  markings.  Background  information including all of the sex
  offender's crimes of conviction that require  him  or  her  to  register
  pursuant  to  this article, modus of operation, type of victim targeted,
  the name and address of any institution of higher education at which the
  sex offender  is  enrolled,  attends,  is  employed  or  resides  and  a
  description of special conditions imposed on the sex offender shall also
  be   included.   The  subdirectory  shall  have  sex  offender  listings
  categorized by county and zip code.  Such  subdirectory  shall  be  made
  available  at  all  times on the internet via the division homepage. Any
  person  may  apply  to  the  division  to   receive   automated   e-mail
  notifications whenever a new or updated subdirectory registration occurs
  in  a  geographic  area  specified  by  such  person. The division shall
  furnish such service at no charge to  such  person,  who  shall  request
  e-mail  notification  by  county  and/or zip code on forms developed and
  provided by the  division.  E-mail  notification  is  limited  to  three
  geographic areas per e-mail account.
    2.  Any person who uses information disclosed pursuant to this section
  in violation of the law shall in addition to any other penalty  or  fine
  imposed,  be subject to a fine of not less than five hundred dollars and
  not more than one thousand dollars. Unauthorized removal or  duplication
  of  the  subdirectory  from the offices of local, village or city police
  department shall be punishable by a fine  not  to  exceed  one  thousand
  dollars.  In  addition,  the attorney general, any district attorney, or
  any person aggrieved is authorized  to  bring  a  civil  action  in  the
  appropriate court requesting preventive relief, including an application
  for  a  permanent  or  temporary injunction, restraining order, or other
  order against the person  or  group  of  persons  responsible  for  such
  action.  The  foregoing  remedies  shall  be  independent  of  any other
  remedies or procedures that may be available to an aggrieved party under
  other provisions of law.

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