senate Bill S3559

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of a home visitation program for elderly and invalid victims of violent crime

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Mar 07, 2012 defeated in crime victims, crime and correction
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Apr 11, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Feb 25, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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Mar 7, 2012 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2012

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S3559 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5439
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง623, Exec L

S3559 - Bill Texts

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Directs the office of victims services to consult with the office for the aging in establishing a program for home visitation for elderly and invalid victims of violent crime.

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BILL NUMBER:S3559

TITLE OF BILL: REVISED 12/30/11
An act
to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of a home
visitation program for elderly and invalid victims of violent crime

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To create a volunteer program of home visitation to elderly and
invalid victims of violent crime, in consultation with the NYS Office
for the Aging.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1: Amends subdivision 9 of section 623 of the Executive Law.
Provides that the New York State Office for the Aging shall be
consulted in order to promote the establishment of a volunteer
program of home visitation to elderly and invalid victims of violent
crime.

Section 2: Effective Date.

CURRENT LAW:
Executive Law; Article 22, Office of Victim Services;
Section 623, Powers and Duties of Office;
Subdivision 9

JUSTIFICATION:
This bill would enable the State Office for the Aging to be consulted
in the establishment and maintenance of a special investigative unit
that expedites claims of senior citizens and special emergency
situations involving elderly and invalid victims of violent crimes.
This unit also would be charged with the establishment of a volunteer
home visitation program for these victims.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2011: S.3559 Notice of Committee Consideration Requested/A.5439
Passed Assembly

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                  3559

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of a
  home  visitation  program  for  elderly and invalid victims of violent
  crime

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  9  of  section  623 of the executive law, as
amended by section 8 of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  9.  To establish and maintain a special investigative unit to expedite
processing of claims by senior  citizens  and  special  emergency  situ-
ations,  and  to promote, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING,
the establishment of a volunteer program of home visitation  to  elderly
and invalid victims of violent crime.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08414-01-1

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