|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 13, 2012||referred to judiciary|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 07, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 06, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 31, 2012||1st report cal.157|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to codes|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Feb 08, 2011||referred to judiciary|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 01, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 31, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 25, 2011||1st report cal.32|
|Jan 12, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1746
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1746 - Details
S1746 - Summary
Provides that no person convicted of certain felonies defined under specified laws of this state may file a petition for change of name while such person is incarcerated or under supervised release therefor.
S1746 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1746 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil rights law, in relation to prohibiting certain felons from changing their names PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prevent the filing of a petition for change of name by anyone convicted of certain felonies and currently confined as an inmate in any correctional facility, on parole, or on probation. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Creates an exception to Section 60 of the civil rights law to prevent certain felons from filing a petition for a legal change of name. Prohibits any person who has been convicted (regardless of when such conviction was entered) of a violent felony as defined in section 70.02 of the penal law or a felony defined in article 125 of such law or any of the following provisions of such law: section 130.25, 130.30, 130.40, 130.45, 255.25, 255.26, article 263, section 135.10, 230.05, 230,06, subdivision two of section 230.30, or section 230.32, and who is currently confined as an inmate in any correctional facility or currently under the supervision of the state division of parole or a county probation department as a result of such conviction.
S1746 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1746 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 12, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GOLDEN, JOHNSON, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to prohibiting certain felons from changing their names THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 60 of the civil rights law, as amended by chapter 695 of the laws of 1962, is amended to read as follows: S 60. Petition for change of name; EXCEPTION. 1. A petition for leave to assume another name may be made by a resident of the state to the county court of the county or the supreme court in the county in which he OR SHE resides, or, if he OR SHE resides in the city of New York, either to the supreme court or to any branch of the civil court of the city of New York, in any county of the city of New York. The petition to change the name of an infant may be made by the infant through his OR HER next friend, or by either of his OR HER parents, or by his OR HER general guardian, or by the guardian of his OR HER person. 2. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION SIXTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION NO PETITION MAY BE MADE TO CHANGE THE NAME OF ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED (REGARDLESS OF WHEN SUCH CONVICTION WAS ENTERED) OF A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 70.02 OF THE PENAL LAW OR A FELONY DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF SUCH LAW OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS OF SUCH LAW: SECTION 130.25, 130.30, 130.40, 130.45, 255.25, 255.26, ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE, SECTION 135.10, 230.05, 230.06, SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 230.30, OR SECTION 230.32, AND WHO IS CURRENTLY CONFINED AS AN INMATE IN ANY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY OR CURRENTLY UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE STATE DIVISION OF PAROLE OR A COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT AS A RESULT OF SUCH CONVICTION. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04232-01-1
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