senate Bill S4160A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enables victims to view parole hearings via closed circuit television or a secure online website

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2012 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1056
May 15, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 13, 2012 print number 4160a
amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 04, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Mar 21, 2011 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 5, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S4160A
29
0
committee
29
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 15, 2012 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S4160A
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 15, 2012

Bill Amendments

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S4160 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5433B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§259-c & 641, Exec L; amd §440.50, CP L

S4160 - Summary

Enables victims and relatives of victims to view parole hearings via closed circuit television or a secure online website.

S4160 - Sponsor Memo

S4160 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4160

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 and the criminal procedure law, in
  relation to enabling  victims  to  view  parole  hearings  via  closed
  circuit television or a secure online website

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

  Section 1. Section 259-c of the executive law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18. PERMIT VICTIMS AND RELATIVES OF VICTIMS TO VIEW AN INMATE'S PAROLE
HEARING RELATING TO THEIR CASE VIA CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION OR A SECURE
ONLINE WEBSITE.
  S  2.  Subdivision  3 of section 641 of the executive law, as added by
chapter 94 of the laws of 1984 and paragraph (d) as amended  by  chapter
618 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  Ensure  notification  of  victims,  witnesses,  relatives of those
victims and witnesses who are minors, and relatives of homicide victims,
if such persons provide the appropriate official with a current  address
and  telephone number, either by phone or by mail, if possible, of judi-
cial proceedings relating to their case, including:
  (a) the arrest of an accused;
  (b) the initial appearance of an accused before a judicial officer;
  (c) the release of an accused pending judicial proceedings; [and]
  (d) proceedings in the prosecution of the accused including entry of a
plea of guilty, trial, sentencing,  but  prior  to  sentencing  specific
information  shall  be  provided regarding the right to seek restitution
and reparation, and where a term of imprisonment  is  imposed,  specific
information  shall  be  provided  regarding maximum and minimum terms of
such imprisonment; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08390-01-1

S4160A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5433B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§259-c & 641, Exec L; amd §440.50, CP L

S4160A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables victims and relatives of victims to view parole hearings via closed circuit television or a secure online website.

S4160A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4160A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4160--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction -- recommitted to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and
  Correction  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 executive law and the  criminal  procedure  law,  in
  relation  to  enabling  victims  to  view  parole  hearings via closed
  circuit television or a secure online website

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

  Section  1.  Section 259-c of the executive law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 18 to read as follows:
  18. PERMIT VICTIMS AND RELATIVES OF VICTIMS TO VIEW AN INMATE'S PAROLE
HEARING RELATING TO THEIR CASE VIA CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION OR A SECURE
ONLINE WEBSITE.
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 641 of the executive law,  as  added  by
chapter  94  of the laws of 1984 and paragraph (d) as amended by chapter
618 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  3. Ensure notification  of  victims,  witnesses,  relatives  of  those
victims and witnesses who are minors, and relatives of homicide victims,
if  such persons provide the appropriate official with a current address
and telephone number, either by phone or by mail, if possible, of  judi-
cial proceedings relating to their case, including:
  (a) the arrest of an accused;
  (b) the initial appearance of an accused before a judicial officer;
  (c) the release of an accused pending judicial proceedings; [and]
  (d) proceedings in the prosecution of the accused including entry of a
plea  of  guilty,  trial,  sentencing,  but prior to sentencing specific
information shall be provided regarding the right  to  seek  restitution
and  reparation,  and  where a term of imprisonment is imposed, specific

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08390-02-2

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