senate Bill S313

Relates to the establishment of a home visitation program for elderly and invalid victims of violent crime

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  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION
  • 25 / Feb / 2013
    • NOTICE OF COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION - REQUESTED
  • 22 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO AGING
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION

Summary

Directs the office of victims services to consult with the office for the aging in establishing a program for home visitation for elderly and invalid victims of violent crime.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A449
Versions:
S313
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง623, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Cycle:
S3559, A5439

Votes

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Aye
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Nay
1
aye with reservations
0
absent
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excused
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BILL NUMBER:S313

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of a home
visitation program for elderly and invalid victims of violent crime

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To create a volunteer program of home visitation to elderly and
invalid victims of violent crime, in consultation with the NYS Office
for the Aging.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1: Amends subdivision 9 of section 623 of the Executive Law.
Provides that the New York State Office for the Aging shall be
consulted in order to promote the establishment of a volunteer
program of home visitation to elderly and invalid victims of violent
crime.

Section 2: Effective Date.

CURRENT LAW:
Executive Law; Article 22, Office of Victim Services; Section 623,
Powers and Duties of Office;
Subdivision 9

JUSTIFICATION:
This bill would enable the State Office for the Aging to be consulted
in the establishment and maintenance of a special investigative unit
that expedites claims of senior citizens and special emergency
situations involving elderly and invalid victims of violent crimes.
This unit also would be charged with the establishment of a volunteer
home visitation program for these victims.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2012: S.3559- Notice of Committee Consideration Requested, Defeated in
Crime Victims, Crime and Correction! A.5439 - Passed Assembly
2011: S.3559- Notice of Committee Consideration Requested/A.5439 -
Passed Assembly

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   313

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of a
  home  visitation  program  for  elderly and invalid victims of violent
  crime

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  9  of  section  623 of the executive law, as
amended by section 8 of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  9.  To establish and maintain a special investigative unit to expedite
processing of claims by senior  citizens  and  special  emergency  situ-
ations,  and  to promote, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING,
the establishment of a volunteer program of home visitation  to  elderly
and invalid victims of violent crime.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01007-01-3

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