N.Y. COR. LAW § 168-f : NY Code - Section 168-F: Duty to register and to verify

Search N.Y. COR. LAW § 168-f : NY Code - Section 168-F: Duty to register and to verify

1. Any sex offender shall,
  (a) at least ten calendar days prior to discharge,  parole,  release  to
  post-release supervision or release from any state or local correctional
  facility,  hospital  or  institution  where  he  or  she was confined or
  committed, or, (b) at the time sentence is imposed for any sex  offender
  released  on probation or discharged upon payment of a fine, conditional
  discharge or unconditional discharge, register with the  division  on  a
  form prepared by the division.
    2.  For a sex offender required to register under this article on each
  anniversary of the sex offender's initial registration date  during  the
  period  in  which  he  is  required  to  register under this section the
  following applies:
    (a) The sex offender shall mail the verification form to the  division
  within ten calendar days after receipt of the form.
    (b)  The  verification  form  shall be signed by the sex offender, and
  state that he  still  resides  at  the  address  last  reported  to  the
  division.
    (b-1)  If  the  sex offender has been given a level three designation,
  such offender shall sign the verification form, and state that he or she
  still is employed at the address last reported to the division.
    (b-2) If the sex offender has been given a level three designation, he
  or she shall personally appear at  the  law  enforcement  agency  having
  jurisdiction  within  twenty  days  of  the first anniversary of the sex
  offender's initial registration and every  year  thereafter  during  the
  period of registration for the purpose of providing a current photograph
  of  such  offender. The law enforcement agency having jurisdiction shall
  photograph the sex offender and shall promptly forward a  copy  of  such
  photograph  to the division. For purposes of this paragraph, if such sex
  offender is confined in a state  or  local  correctional  facility,  the
  local  law  enforcement  agency having jurisdiction shall be the warden,
  superintendent, sheriff or other person in charge of the state or  local
  correctional facility.
    (b-3)  If  the  sex  offender  has been given a level one or level two
  designation, he or she shall personally appear at  the  law  enforcement
  agency  having  jurisdiction within twenty days of the third anniversary
  of the  sex  offender's  initial  registration  and  every  three  years
  thereafter  during  the  period  of  registration  for  the  purpose  of
  providing a current photograph of such  offender.  The  law  enforcement
  agency  having  jurisdiction shall photograph the sex offender and shall
  promptly forward a copy of such photograph to the division. For purposes
  of this paragraph, if such sex offender is confined in a state or  local
  correctional   facility,   the   local  law  enforcement  agency  having
  jurisdiction shall be  the  warden,  superintendent,  sheriff  or  other
  person in charge of the state or local correctional facility.
    (c)  If the sex offender fails to mail the signed verification form to
  the division within ten calendar days after receipt of the form,  he  or
  she  shall  be  in violation of this section unless he proves that he or
  she has not changed his or her residence address.
    (c-1) If the sex offender, to whom a notice has  been  mailed  at  the
  last  reported  address  pursuant  to  paragraph b of subdivision one of
  section one hundred sixty-eight-b of this article, fails  to  personally
  appear at the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction, as provided in
  paragraph  (b-2) or (b-3) of this subdivision, within twenty days of the
  anniversary of the sex offender's initial registration, or an  alternate
  later  date scheduled by the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction,
  he or she shall be in violation of this section. The duty to  personally
  appear for such updated photograph shall be temporarily suspended during
  any  period  in  which  the  sex offender is confined in any hospital or

  institution, and such sex offender  shall  personally  appear  for  such
  updated  photograph  no  later  than ninety days after release from such
  hospital or institution, or an alternate later date scheduled by the law
  enforcement agency having jurisdiction.
    3.  The provisions of subdivision two of this section shall be applied
  to a sex offender required to register under this  article  except  that
  such sex offender designated as a sexual predator or having been given a
  level  three  designation must personally verify his or her address with
  the local law enforcement agency every ninety calendar  days  after  the
  date  of  release or commencement of parole or post-release supervision,
  or probation, or release on payment of a fine, conditional discharge  or
  unconditional   discharge.  The  duty  to  personally  verify  shall  be
  temporarily suspended during any period in which  the  sex  offender  is
  confined  to  any  state  or  local  correctional  facility, hospital or
  institution and shall immediately recommence on  the  date  of  the  sex
  offender's release.
    4. Any sex offender shall register with the division no later than ten
  calendar  days  after  any  change  of  address,  internet accounts with
  internet  access  providers  belonging  to   such   offender,   internet
  identifiers that such offender uses, or his or her status of enrollment,
  attendance,  employment  or  residence  at  any  institution  of  higher
  education. A fee of ten dollars, as authorized by subdivision  eight  of
  section one hundred sixty-eight-b of this article, shall be submitted by
  the sex offender each time such offender registers any change of address
  or any change of his or her status of enrollment, attendance, employment
  or  residence  at  any  institution  of higher education. Any failure or
  omission to submit the required fee shall not affect the  acceptance  by
  the division of the change of address or change of status.
    5. The duty to register under the provisions of this article shall not
  be  applicable  to  any  sex offender whose conviction was reversed upon
  appeal or who was pardoned by the governor.
    6. Any nonresident  worker  or  nonresident  student,  as  defined  in
  subdivisions  fourteen  and fifteen of section one hundred sixty-eight-a
  of this article, shall register his  or  her  current  address  and  the
  address  of  his  or  her place of employment or educational institution
  attended  with  the  division  within  ten  calendar  days  after   such
  nonresident  worker  or  nonresident  student  commences  employment  or
  attendance at an educational institution in the state.  Any  nonresident
  worker or nonresident student shall notify the division of any change of
  residence,  employment  or educational institution address no later than
  ten  days  after  such  change.  The  division  shall  notify  the   law
  enforcement  agency  where  the  nonresident  worker  is employed or the
  educational  institution  is  located  that  a  nonresident  worker   or
  nonresident student is present in that agency's jurisdiction.