senate Bill S15

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes victims of certain dog attacks eligible for awards by the crime victims board

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 09, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S15 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §621, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S316
2009-2010: S3095

S15 - Summary

Makes victims of certain dog attacks eligible for awards by the crime victims board; requires dog control officers to give victims a card with notice thereof.

S15 - Sponsor Memo

S15 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   15

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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 making victims of
  certain dog attacks eligible for awards by the crime victims board

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  621 of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 710 of the laws  of  1996,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  "Crime"  shall  mean  (a) an act committed in New York state which
would, if committed  by  a  mentally  competent  criminally  responsible
adult,  who  has  no  legal  exemption or defense, constitute a crime as
defined in and proscribed by law; [or]
  (b) an act committed outside the state of New York against a  resident
of  the  state  of  New  York which would be compensable had it occurred
within the state of New York and which occurred in a  state  which  does
not  have  an eligible crime victim compensation program as such term is
defined in the federal victims of crime act of 1984; [or]
  (c) an act of terrorism, as defined  in  section  2331  of  title  18,
United  States  Code,  committed  outside of the United States against a
resident of New York state; OR
  (D) A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE
OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00930-01-3

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