senate Bill S3568

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes an address confidentiality program in the office of the secretary of state for domestic violence victims who need to maintain secrecy of their location

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Feb 25, 2011 referred to finance

S3568 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง108, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7379

S3568 - Summary

Establishes an address confidentiality program in the office of the secretary of state for domestic violence victims who need to maintain confidentiality of their location; authorizes the secretary of state to accept service of process and receipt of mail on behalf of a program participant.

S3568 - Sponsor Memo

S3568 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3568

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to authorizing the secre-
  tary of state to accept service of process  and  receipt  of  mail  on
  behalf  of victims of domestic violence for the purpose of maintaining
  the confidentiality of the location of such victims

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 108 to
read as follows:
  S  108.  ADDRESS  CONFIDENTIALITY  PROGRAM.    THERE IS CREATED IN THE
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE A PROGRAM TO BE KNOWN AS  THE  "ADDRESS
CONFIDENTIALITY  PROGRAM"  TO  PROTECT  VICTIMS  OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BY
AUTHORIZING THE USE OF DESIGNATED ADDRESSES FOR SUCH VICTIMS  AND  THEIR
MINOR  CHILDREN.  THE  PROGRAM SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE SECRETARY OF
STATE.
  1. DEFINITIONS.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING  WORDS
SHALL,  UNLESS  THE CONTEXT REQUIRES OTHERWISE, HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  (A)  "DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE"  MEANS  AN  ACT  WHICH  WOULD  CONSTITUTE  A
VIOLATION  OF  THE  PENAL  LAW, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, AN ACT AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY
COURT ACT, WHERE SUCH ACT IS OR HAS ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED BY  A
MEMBER  OF THE SAME FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF
SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY COURT  ACT,  AND  INCLUDES  A
THREAT  OF ANY SUCH ACT, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE ACT OR THREAT THEREOF
HAS BEEN REPORTED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
  (B) "ACTUAL ADDRESS" MEANS  THE  RESIDENTIAL  STREET  ADDRESS,  SCHOOL
ADDRESS  OR  WORK  ADDRESS  OF AN INDIVIDUAL, AS SPECIFIED ON HIS OR HER
APPLICATION TO BE A PROGRAM PARTICIPANT UNDER THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03113-01-1

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