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For a sex offender given a level one or level two designation, the division shall, during the period of registration, update such photograph once every three years.
The division shall establish and maintain a file of individuals required to register pursuant to the provisions of this article which shall include the following information of each registrant: (a) The sex offender's name, all aliases used, date of birth, sex, race, height, weight, eye color, driver's license number, home address and/or expected place of domicile, any internet accounts with internet access providers belonging to such offender and internet identifiers that such offender uses. For a sex offender given a level three designation, the division shall, during the period of registration, update such photograph once each year.
If the court finds that the defendant has such a previous conviction, the court shall certify the defendant as a sex offender, the provisions of paragraph (a) of this subdivision shall apply and the defendant shall register with the division in accordance with the provisions of this article. Any sex offender, who is released on probation or discharged upon payment of a fine, conditional discharge or unconditional discharge shall, prior to such release or discharge, be informed of his or her duty to register under this article by the court in which he or she was convicted.
At the time sentence is imposed, such sex offender shall register with the division on a form prepared by the division.
(d) The name and address of any institution of higher education at which the sex offender is or expects to be enrolled, attending or employed, whether for compensation or not, and whether such offender resides in or will reside in a facility owned or operated by such institution.
(c) A description of the offense for which the sex offender was convicted, the date of conviction and the sentence imposed including the type of assigned supervision and the length of time of such supervision.
Facts concerning the age of the victim proven at trial or ascertained at the time of entry of a plea of guilty shall be deemed established by clear and convincing evidence and shall not be relitigated.
At the conclusion of the hearing, or if the defendant does not controvert an allegation that the defendant was previously convicted of a sex offense or a sexually violent offense defined in this article or has previously been convicted of or convicted for an attempt to commit any of the provisions of section 130.52 or 130.55 of the penal law, the court must make a finding and enter an order determining whether the defendant was previously convicted of a sex offense or a sexually violent offense defined in this article or has previously been convicted of or convicted for an attempt to commit any of the provisions of section 130.52 or 130.55 of the penal law.
Such form shall be written in clear and concise language and shall advise the sex offender of his or her duties and obligations under this article. The division shall mail a nonforwardable verification form to the last reported address of the person for annual verification requirements. The division shall also establish and operate a telephone number as provided for in section one hundred sixty-eight-p of this article. The division shall also establish a subdirectory pursuant to section one hundred sixty-eight-q of this article. The division shall also establish a public awareness campaign to advise the public of the provisions of this article. The division shall charge a fee of ten dollars each time a sex 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 as required by subdivision four of section one hundred sixty-eight-f of this article.
Every such plan shall identify to the department of health or the department of financial services, in advance of disclosure, each person in its employ who is authorized to receive such information provided, however, that such information may be disclosed by such authorized employee or employees to other personnel who are directly involved in approving or disapproving reimbursement or coverage for such drugs, procedures and supplies for such plan members, and provided further that no person receiving registry information shall redisclose such information except to other personnel who are directly involved in approving or disapproving reimbursement or coverage for such drugs, procedures and supplies. No official, agency, authorized person or entity, whether public or private, shall be subject to any civil or criminal liability for damages for any decision or action made in the ordinary course of business of that official, agency, authorized person or entity pursuant to paragraphs b and c of this subdivision, provided that such official, agency, authorized person or entity acted reasonably and in good faith with respect to such registry information. The division shall require that no information included in the registry shall be made available except in the furtherance of the provisions of this article. The division shall develop a standardized registration form to be made available to the appropriate authorities and promulgate rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this section.
Such information shall include addresses and telephone numbers for relevant agencies from which additional information may be obtained. The court shall also advise the sex offender of his or her duties under this article.
Failure to include the certification in the order of commitment or the judgment of conviction shall not relieve a sex offender of the obligations imposed by this article.
The court shall require the sex offender to read and sign such form and to complete the registration portion of such form.