senate Bill S1202

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of a pilot program for courts for the treatment of veterans

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to judiciary
Mar 29, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to judiciary

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Mar 29, 2011 - Judiciary committee Vote

S1202
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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S1202 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10004
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5-C ยงยง178-a - 178-c, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3172, A7876
2011-2012: A785

S1202 - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a pilot program for courts for the treatment of veterans in the city of Utica and New York city; expires after two years.

S1202 - Sponsor Memo

S1202 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1202

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to the establishment of a
  pilot program for courts for the treatment of veterans; and  providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The judiciary law is amended by adding a new article 5-C to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 5-C
                      VETERANS COURTS PILOT PROGRAM
SECTION 178-A. ESTABLISHMENT OF COURTS FOR VETERANS; PILOT PROGRAM.
        178-B. TRANSFER OF CASES TO COURTS FOR  TREATMENT  OF  VETERANS;
                 HOW EFFECTUATED.
        178-C. PROCEDURE  IN  A COURT FOR VETERANS UPON TRANSFER OF CASE
                 THERETO.
  S 178-A. ESTABLISHMENT OF COURTS  FOR  VETERANS;  PILOT  PROGRAM.  THE
CHIEF  ADMINISTRATOR  OF THE COURTS, BY ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER, IS AUTHOR-
IZED AND DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH A COURT FOR VETERANS IN THE CITY COURT OF
THE CITY OF UTICA, AND IN THE SUPREME COURTS OF THE CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,
AND ASSIGN ONE OR MORE JUSTICES OR JUDGES TO PRESIDE THEREIN. SUCH COURT
FOR VETERANS SHALL HAVE AS ITS PURPOSE THE HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF:
  (A)  CRIMINAL  CASES  THAT  ARE  COMMENCED IN THE CITY COURT AGAINST A
DEFENDANT IDENTIFIED AS A VETERAN; AND
  (B) CRIMINAL CASES THAT ARE COMMENCED IN OTHER COURTS OF  THE  COUNTY,
AND  THAT  ARE IDENTIFIED AS APPROPRIATE FOR DISPOSITION BY THE VETERANS
COURT AND TRANSFERRED TO THE COURT AS PROVIDED IN  SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED
SEVENTY-EIGHT-B OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S  178-B.  TRANSFER  OF CASES TO COURTS FOR TREATMENT OF VETERANS; HOW
EFFECTUATED. (A) TRANSFER OF CASES PENDING IN LOCAL CRIMINAL COURTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01805-01-1

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