|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S15
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S15 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S15 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to making victims of certain dog attacks eligible for awards by the crime victims board PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will make innocent victims of dog attacks eligible to submit claims to the Crime Victims Board for reimbursement of medical bills and other expenses. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1, Amends subdivision 3 of Section 621 of the Executive Law. Includes violations of Agriculture & Markets Law Section 121 (7) within the definition of "crime" for purposes of submitting claims to the Crime Victims Board. Section 2, Effective Date EXISTING LAW: Executive Law; Article 22, Office of Victim Services; Section 621, Definitions Agriculture and Markets Law; Article 7, Licensing, Identification and
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
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.