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The Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act (SOMTA) was signed into law by then-Governor Spitzer on March 14, 2007. The following materials were designed to help advocates assess and advise clients on the consequences of criminal convictions for sexual offenses.


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  • [Terrance v. City of Geneva] Federal District Court Rules Municipal Law Restricting Housing for Sex Offenders is Preempted by New York State Law (2011)

  • HUD Opinion Letter on Applicability of Section 578 of QHWRA for Current Public Housing Tenants Classified as Sex Offenders (Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2007)

  • Non-Violent Sex Offense Determinate Sentencing (Center for Community Alternatives)

  • Post-Release Supervision Terms for All Violent and Non-Violent Felony Sex Offense Convictions (Center for Community Alternatives) (2007)

  • Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act, 2007 (full text)

  • SOMTA - Process for Civil Management in New York Flow Chart (Center for Community Alternatives, 2007)

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