senate Bill S3319

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the defendant to pay for the counseling of the victim of any sex offense

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Feb 16, 2011 referred to codes

S3319 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9146
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง60.27, Pen L

S3319 - Summary

Requires the defendant convicted of any sex offense to pay for the counseling of the victim of such sex offense.

S3319 - Sponsor Memo

S3319 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3319

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 16, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to counseling for victims  of
  sex offenses

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

  Section 1. Section 60.27 of the penal law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 15 to read as follows:
  15.  IF THE OFFENSE OF WHICH A PERSON IS CONVICTED IS DEFINED IN ARTI-
CLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS CHAPTER, AND THE VICTIM OF  SUCH  OFFENSE
OPTS  FOR  ANY  TYPE  OF COUNSELING, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO COUN-
SELING FROM A RAPE CRISIS INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION PROGRAM AS AUTHOR-
IZED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIX-A OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW,  THE  COURT
SHALL,  UPON  CONVICTION,  IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER SENTENCE, DIRECT THE
DEFENDANT TO PAY THE COSTS OF COUNSELING.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law, provided, however, that effective immediately, the
addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08757-01-1

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