assembly Bill A2499

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Authorizes the crime victims board to accept other official documents in lieu of police reports for documentation of eligibility for compensation

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to governmental operations
Jan 16, 2009 referred to governmental operations

A2499 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง631, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2327
2013-2014: A4146
2015-2016: A2723
2017-2018: A3936

A2499 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the crime victims board to accept other official documents in lieu of police reports for documentation of eligibility for compensation for rape, sexual assault and child abuse and domestic violence.

A2499 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2009

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW, ABBATE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to eligibility to receive
  awards from the crime victims board


  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  631 of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 74 of the  laws  of  2007,  is  amended  to  read  as
  1.  No  award  shall  be made unless the board or board member, as the
case may be, finds that (a)  a  crime  was  committed,  (b)  such  crime
directly  resulted in personal physical injury to or the exacerbation of
a preexisting disability, or condition, or death of, the victim, and (c)
criminal justice agency  records  show  that  such  crime  was  promptly
reported  to the proper authorities; and in no case may an award be made
where the criminal justice agency records show that such report was made
more than one week after the occurrence of such crime unless the  board,
for good cause shown, finds the delay to have been justified[; provided,
in cases involving an alleged sex offense as contained  in  article  one
hundred  thirty of the penal law or incest as defined in section 255.25,
255.26 or 255.27 of the penal law or labor  trafficking  as  defined  in
section 135.35 of the penal law or sex trafficking as defined in section
230.34  of the penal law or an offense chargeable as a family offense as
described in section eight hundred twelve of the  family  court  act  or
section 530.11 of the criminal procedure law, the criminal justice agen-
cy report need only be made within a reasonable time considering all the
circumstances,  including  the  victim's  physical, emotional and mental
condition and family situation. For the purposes  of  this  subdivision,
"criminal justice agency" shall include, but not be limited to, a police
department,  a  district  attorney's  office, and any other governmental

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