Robach Announces Passage Of Legislation To Eliminate Statute Of Limitations And Expand Dna Databank

The New York State Senate today passed legislation that would hold violent criminals accountable for their actions by closing a loophole that allows them to escape prosecution and punishment for their crimes after five years.

Legislation (S.5342) passed by the Senate today, sponsored by Senator Dean Skelos (R, Rockville Centre), would eliminate the statute of limitations period in criminal cases where the identity of the offender is established by means of DNA evidence.

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Senator Smith Updates Constituents On Status Of Investigation Regarding Access A Ride Service

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-Queens) today announced that he has received a response from the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) regarding a letter he wrote to the Executive Director about complaints made by passengers of the Access A Ride service.

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Senator Dale M. Volker Praises Work Being Done By Joint Conference Committee On Civil Confinement

(ALBANY, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today praised the work and progress taking place in the Joint Conference Committee on Civil Commitment. However, in order for us to move forward in our quest to ensure that sexual violent predators receive treatment in a secure Office of Mental Health Forensic Facility, and are kept from re-offending against our women and children, the State Senate is willing to reconvene the Joint Conference Committee on Civil Confinement in an expedited manner once the State Assembly addresses their major shortcomings in their bill.

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Senator Dale M. Volker Praises Work Being Done By Joint Conference Committee On Civil Confinement

(ALBANY, NY) Senator Dale M. Volker (R-C-I, Depew) today praised the work and progress taking place in the Joint Conference Committee on Civil Commitment. However, in order for us to move forward in our quest to ensure that sexual violent predators receive treatment in a secure Office of Mental Health Forensic Facility, and are kept from re-offending against our women and children, the State Senate is willing to reconvene the Joint Conference Committee on Civil Confinement in an expedited manner once the State Assembly addresses their major shortcomings in their bill.

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Senator Hassell-Thompson's "Medicaid Part D" Brochure

To view Senator Hassell-Thompson's "MEDICAID PART D" brochure please CLICK HERE.

File: 
Medicare-PartD-Brochure.pdf

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Larkin Strongly Supports End Of Statute Of Limitations In Rape And Sexual Assault Cases

Senator Bill Larkin (R-C, Cornwall-on-Hudson) today announced the Senate has passed legislation (S.5342) that would hold violent criminals accountable for their actions by closing a loophole that allows them to escape prosecution and punishment for their crimes after five years.

"There should never have been a statute of limitations on these horrible crimes," said Senator Larkin. "The anguish that the victims live with afterwards certainly doesn’t end after five years.

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Senator Nozzolio Announces Senate Appoints Herb Marshall To Commission On Health Care Facilities In The 21st Century

Albany – State Senator Michael F. Nozzolio (R-Fayette) today announced that upon his recommendation, the New York State Senate has appointed Herb Marshall to serve as a regional member of the recently created Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century.

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State Dmv Drops Inspection Reg

The state Department of Motor Vehicles threw in the towel on its plan to alter car inspections to expire at three different times within a month, State Senator James L. Seward said today.The D.M.V. issued a notice of withdrawal today (2/14) that will be published in the state register within two weeks. Anyone who has received a new inspection sticker since January 1, 2006 with three inspection periods on it can wait until the end of the month next year."This is great news for hardworking, overburdened New York taxpayers and motorists," Seward said. "I applaud the D.M.V.

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Golden Statement On Funding Allocation To Public School 207

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today proclaimed, "School is Open at P.S. 207", following an announcement made by Mayor Michael Bloomberg indicating that the funding for the expansion of Public School 207, to include classroom space at the recently closed St. Thomas Aquinas School, will be made available from the City of New York. As a result, P.S.

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Legislation Passed To End Statute Of Limitations For Violent Sex Offenders And Expand New York State Dna Databank

Senator Steve Saland (R,C Poughkeepsie) today announced that the Senate passed legislation to hold violent sexual predators more accountable by eliminating the existing five-year statue of limitations that allows them to escape prosecution and punishment for their offenses and expanding New York State’s DNA Databank.The legislation (S.6524), supported by Senator Saland, would eliminate the statute of limitations period in certain violent sexual criminal cases. Currently, only prosecutions for murder and other class A felonies are exempt for any statute of limitations.

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