senate Bill S1533

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the governor's advisory council on bias-related violence

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
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S1533 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19-M ยงยง549-x - 549-z, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2412
2009-2010: S1141

S1533 - Summary

Provides for the creation of the governor's advisory council on bias-related violence; provides for membership therein and powers and duties thereof (chiefly studies and recommendations); provides that the council shall consist of 20 members representative of government who have historically been targets of bias-related violence and members of the clergy.

S1533 - Sponsor Memo

S1533 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1533

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PERKINS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, PARKER -- 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 the creation of the
  council on bias-related violence

  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 article 19-M
to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 19-M
                       GOVERNOR'S ADVISORY COUNCIL
                        ON BIAS-RELATED VIOLENCE
SECTION 549-X. GOVERNOR'S ADVISORY COUNCIL ON BIAS-RELATED VIOLENCE.
        549-Y. GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE COUNCIL.
        549-Z. ASSISTANCE OF OTHER AGENCIES.
  S 549-X. GOVERNOR'S ADVISORY COUNCIL ON  BIAS-RELATED  VIOLENCE.    1.
THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT A GOVERNOR'S
ADVISORY  COUNCIL ON BIAS-RELATED VIOLENCE. THE COUNCIL SHALL CONSIST OF
TWENTY MEMBERS, BROADLY REPRESENTATIVE OF THE VARIOUS GROUPS IN  SOCIETY
WHICH HAVE HISTORICALLY BEEN THE TARGETS OF BIAS-RELATED VIOLENCE AND OF
CLERGY,  TO BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, WITH THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF
THE SENATE, FROM AMONG PRIVATE CITIZENS. IN  MAKING  SUCH  APPOINTMENTS,
DUE  CONSIDERATION  SHALL BE GIVEN TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY REPRE-
SENTATIVE CIVIC, EDUCATIONAL, LEGAL AND ADVOCACY GROUPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
CONCERNED WITH OR OTHERWISE ENGAGED IN THE REPRESENTATION  OF  INTERESTS
OF  PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN THE TARGETS OF BIAS-RELATED VIOLENCE. IN ADDI-
TION, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE SERVICES AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION  OF  HUMAN  RIGHTS
SHALL BE EX OFFICIO MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04205-01-3

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