senate Bill S528A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to verification of a name change

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2012 referred to judiciary
May 01, 2012 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.511
Mar 20, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Mar 14, 2012 print number 528a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2011 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1088
May 17, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

Votes

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Apr 18, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S528A
31
1
committee
31
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 20, 2012 - Codes committee Vote

S528A
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S528
29
1
committee
29
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 17, 2011 - Codes committee Vote

S528
13
1
committee
13
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S528 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A954A
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §61-a, amd §§61 & 62, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7667A, A11349A

S528 - Summary

Relates to verification of a name change.

S528 - Sponsor Memo

S528 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   528

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. FUSCHILLO, JOHNSON, LAVALLE, NOZZOLIO, RANZENHOFER
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to verification  of  a
  name change

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

  Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
61-a to read as follows:
  S 61-A. VERIFICATION. 1. PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF ANY ORDER GRANTING A
CHANGE  OF  NAME,  THE  COURT IN WHICH THE PETITION HAS BEEN FILED SHALL
TAKE ALL REASONABLE STEPS TO VERIFY  THE  INFORMATION  PROVIDED  BY  THE
PETITIONER PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  THE  OFFICE  OF  COURT ADMINISTRATION SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES,
REGULATIONS AND FEE SCHEDULE AS ARE NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION.
IN PROMULGATING SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS, THE OFFICE SHALL  TAKE  INTO
ACCOUNT  THE  LEGISLATURE'S  INTENT  THAT THE PROCESS OF VERIFICATION AS
DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE MEANT  TO  PREVENT
THE  PETITIONER  FROM  USING NAME CHANGE TO EVADE LEGAL PROCESS OR OBLI-
GATION.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 61 of the civil rights law,  as  amended
by chapter 320 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  If  the petitioner stands convicted of a violent felony offense as
defined in section 70.02 of the penal law or a felony defined in article
one hundred twenty-five of such law or any of the  following  provisions
of  such  law  sections  130.25, 130.30, 130.40, 130.45, 255.25, 255.26,
255.27,  article  two  hundred  sixty-three,  SECTIONS  135.10,  135.25,
230.05, 230.06, AND subdivision two of section 230.30 or SECTION 230.32,
[and  is currently confined as an inmate in any correctional facility or
currently under the supervision of the state division  of  parole  or  a

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

Co-Sponsors

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S528A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A954A
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §61-a, amd §§61 & 62, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7667A, A11349A

S528A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to verification of a name change.

S528A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S528A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 528--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FUSCHILLO, DeFRANCISCO, JOHNSON, LARKIN, LAVALLE,
  NOZZOLIO, RANZENHOFER -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Codes -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Codes 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 civil rights law, in relation to verification  of  a
  name change

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

  Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
61-a to read as follows:
  S 61-A. VERIFICATION. 1. PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF ANY ORDER GRANTING A
CHANGE  OF  NAME,  THE  COURT IN WHICH THE PETITION HAS BEEN FILED SHALL
TAKE ALL REASONABLE STEPS TO VERIFY  THE  INFORMATION  PROVIDED  BY  THE
PETITIONER PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  THE  OFFICE  OF  COURT ADMINISTRATION SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES,
REGULATIONS AND FEE SCHEDULE AS ARE NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THIS SECTION.
IN PROMULGATING SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS, THE OFFICE SHALL  TAKE  INTO
ACCOUNT  THE  LEGISLATURE'S  INTENT  THAT THE PROCESS OF VERIFICATION AS
DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE MEANT  TO  PREVENT
THE  PETITIONER  FROM  USING NAME CHANGE TO EVADE LEGAL PROCESS OR OBLI-
GATION.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 61 of the civil rights law,  as  amended
by  section 54 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011,
is amended to read as follows:
  2. If the petitioner stands convicted of a violent felony  offense  as
defined in section 70.02 of the penal law or a felony defined in article
one  hundred  twenty-five of such law or any of the following provisions
of such law sections 130.25, 130.30,  130.40,  130.45,  255.25,  255.26,

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

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