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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S1533
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S1533 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1533 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the creation of the council on bias-related violence PURPOSE: This bill establishes a Governor's Advisory Council on Bias-Related Violence. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would authorize the creation of a council consisting of twenty members, representative of groups who have historically been the targets of bias-related violence and members of the clergy, to be appointed by the Governor. Each member will serve a term of two years. 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. The Council will have the following powers and duties: To receive and study incidents of bias-related violence, to analyze the responses to incidents of bias-related violence by governmental officials including law enforcement officials; and make recommendations to improve existing criminal and civil laws in redressing bias-related violence.
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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