senate Bill S1870A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires orders of protection issued in family court or in cases of family offenses in criminal court to be translated into the native language of the parties

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 19, 2012 print number 1870a
amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
Jun 07, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2011 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Jun 7, 2011 - Judiciary committee Vote

S1870
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S1870 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6113A
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Add §169, Fam Ct Act; amd §§530.12 & 530.13, CP L; amd §§240 & 252, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4594A, A5273A

S1870 - Summary

Requires orders of protection and temporary orders of protection issued in family court or in cases of family offenses in criminal court or in matrimonial actions to be translated by an interpreter into the native language of the parties.

S1870 - Sponsor Memo

S1870 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1870

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the family court act and the criminal procedure law, in
  relation to the duties of interpreters  appointed  by  the  courts  in
  certain cases

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

  Section 1. The family court act is amended by adding a new section 169
to read as follows:
  S 169. TRANSLATION OF ORDERS OF PROTECTION.  WHERE AN INTERPRETER  HAS
BEEN  APPOINTED  BY  THE  COURT  TO  ASSIST IN THE PROCEEDING BEFORE THE
COURT, THE COURT SHALL ALSO DIRECT SUCH INTERPRETER  TO  TRANSLATE  INTO
THE APPROPRIATE LANGUAGE ON THE RECORD, WHILE THE INTERPRETER IS PRESENT
IN COURT, THE ESSENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AS CLEARLY OUTLINED BY THE
COURT,  OF  ANY  ORDER  OF  PROTECTION  OR TEMPORARY ORDER OF PROTECTION
ISSUED BY THE COURT UNDER ARTICLE THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX,  SEVEN,  EIGHT
OR  TEN  OF THIS ACT.  SUCH TRANSLATION SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR
ENFORCEABILITY OF THE ORDER.
  S 2. Section 530.12 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A. WHERE AN INTERPRETER HAS BEEN APPOINTED BY THE COURT TO ASSIST IN
THE PROCEEDING BEFORE THE COURT, THE COURT SHALL ALSO DIRECT SUCH INTER-
PRETER TO TRANSLATE INTO THE APPROPRIATE LANGUAGE ON THE  RECORD,  WHILE
THE INTERPRETER IS PRESENT IN COURT, THE ESSENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS,
AS  CLEARLY  OUTLINED BY THE COURT, OF ANY ORDER OF PROTECTION OR TEMPO-
RARY ORDER OF PROTECTION ISSUED BY THE COURT PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION.
SUCH  TRANSLATION SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THE
ORDER.
  S 3. Section 530.13 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 4-a to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05814-01-1

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S1870A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6113A
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Add §169, Fam Ct Act; amd §§530.12 & 530.13, CP L; amd §§240 & 252, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4594A, A5273A

S1870A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires orders of protection and temporary orders of protection issued in family court or in cases of family offenses in criminal court or in matrimonial actions to be translated by an interpreter into the native language of the parties.

S1870A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1870A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1870--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, PERKINS
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the  Committee on Judiciary -- recommitted to the Committee on Judici-
  ary in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the family court act, the criminal procedure law and the
  domestic relations law, in relation  to  the  duties  of  interpreters
  appointed by the courts in certain cases

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

  Section 1. The family court act is amended by adding a new section 169
to read as follows:
  S 169. TRANSLATION OF ORDERS OF PROTECTION.  WHERE AN INTERPRETER  HAS
BEEN  APPOINTED  BY  THE  COURT  TO  ASSIST IN THE PROCEEDING BEFORE THE
COURT, THE COURT SHALL ALSO DIRECT SUCH INTERPRETER  TO  TRANSLATE  INTO
THE APPROPRIATE LANGUAGE ON THE RECORD, WHILE THE INTERPRETER IS PRESENT
IN COURT, THE ESSENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, AS CLEARLY OUTLINED BY THE
COURT,  OF  ANY  ORDER  OF  PROTECTION  OR TEMPORARY ORDER OF PROTECTION
ISSUED BY THE COURT UNDER ARTICLE THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX,  SEVEN,  EIGHT
OR  TEN  OF THIS ACT.  SUCH TRANSLATION SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR
ENFORCEABILITY OF THE ORDER.
  S 2. Section 530.12 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A. WHERE AN INTERPRETER HAS BEEN APPOINTED BY THE COURT TO ASSIST IN
THE PROCEEDING BEFORE THE COURT, THE COURT SHALL ALSO DIRECT SUCH INTER-
PRETER TO TRANSLATE INTO THE APPROPRIATE LANGUAGE ON THE  RECORD,  WHILE
THE INTERPRETER IS PRESENT IN COURT, THE ESSENTIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS,
AS  CLEARLY  OUTLINED BY THE COURT, OF ANY ORDER OF PROTECTION OR TEMPO-
RARY ORDER OF PROTECTION ISSUED BY THE COURT PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05814-03-2

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