senate Bill S1593A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the report of programs available to survivors of domestic violence

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1232
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 20, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Oct 09, 2013 print number 1593b
amend and recommit to finance
Jun 10, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 31, 2013 print number 1593a
amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 10, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S1593B
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 20, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S1593B
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 10, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S1593A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1593 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2400A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §575, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6889, A9669

S1593 - Summary

Relates to the report of programs available to survivors of domestic violence.

S1593 - Sponsor Memo

S1593 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1593

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the executive law, in relation
  to establishing a domestic violence forensic examiner program

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

  Section  1.   The public health law is amended by adding a new article
27-M to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 27-M
                       DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORENSIC
                            EXAMINER PROGRAM
SECTION 2799-T. TREATMENT OF SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND  MAINTE-
                  NANCE OF EVIDENCE; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORENSIC EXAMINER
                  PROGRAM ESTABLISHED.
  S  2799-T. TREATMENT OF SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND MAINTENANCE
OF EVIDENCE; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORENSIC EXAMINER PROGRAM ESTABLISHED. 1.
THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM IN THIS STATE THROUGH WHICH A
TRAINED NURSE PRACTITIONER, PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT, REGISTERED  NURSE  OR
PHYSICIAN  SHALL  PROVIDE  APPROPRIATE FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS AND RELATED
MEDICAL SERVICES TO SURVIVORS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF
CRIMINAL  JUSTICE SERVICES, DESIGNATE FACILITIES LOCATED IN THE STATE AS
OFFICIAL SITES FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORENSIC EXAMINER PROGRAMS.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS AS MAY
BE NECESSARY AND PROPER TO CARRY OUT EFFECTIVELY THE PROVISIONS OF  THIS
SECTION.  PRIOR  TO PROMULGATING SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS, THE COMMIS-
SIONER SHALL CONSULT WITH RELEVANT POLICE AGENCIES,  FORENSIC  LABORATO-
RIES,  AND  OTHER SUCH PERSONS AS THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS NECESSARY. SUCH
RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL: (A) IDENTIFY ANY CRIMINAL OFFENSES  SUBJECT
TO  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; (B) PROVIDE DEFINITIONS FOR EVIDENCE

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

S1593A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2400A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §575, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6889, A9669

S1593A - Summary

Relates to the report of programs available to survivors of domestic violence.

S1593A - Sponsor Memo

S1593A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1593--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to reporting of programs
  available to survivors of domestic violence

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

  Section  1.    Section 575 of the executive law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. (A) THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS THAT DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE IS A PERVASIVE PROBLEM IN NEW  YORK  STATE,  WITH  HUNDREDS  OF
THOUSANDS OF INCIDENTS BEING REPORTED EACH YEAR. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER
FINDS  THAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORENSIC EXAMINER PROGRAMS HAVE THE POTEN-
TIAL TO IMPROVE THE  STATE'S  ABILITY  TO  PROSECUTE  SUCH  CRIMES,  AND
ENHANCE  THE  PROVISION OF TREATMENT AND SERVICES TO VICTIMS. THEREFORE,
THE LEGISLATURE FINDS IT PRUDENT AND NECESSARY TO REQUIRE  A  COMPREHEN-
SIVE EVALUATION OF EXISTING SERVICES AND SUCH FORENSIC EXAMINER PROGRAMS
TO DETERMINE HOW TO BEST REDUCE AND ADDRESS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WITHIN THE
STATE.
  (B) ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN, THE EXECU-
TIVE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  OFFICE  FOR THE PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH  AND  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  CRIMINAL  JUSTICE SERVICES, PROVIDE A REPORT AND RECOMMENDA-
TIONS TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY RESIDENT OF  THE  SENATE,  AND  THE
SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY  REGARDING  THE  POTENTIAL ESTABLISHMENT OF A
STATEWIDE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORENSIC EXAMINER PROGRAM.
  (C) SUCH REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE  LIMITED
TO:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04776-02-3

S1593B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2400A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §575, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6889, A9669

S1593B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the report of programs available to survivors of domestic violence.

S1593B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1593B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1593--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee and
  committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to reporting of  programs
  available to survivors of domestic violence

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

  Section 1.  Section 575 of the executive law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. (A) THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS THAT DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE  IS  A  PERVASIVE  PROBLEM  IN NEW YORK STATE, WITH HUNDREDS OF
THOUSANDS OF INCIDENTS BEING REPORTED EACH YEAR. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER
FINDS THAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORENSIC EXAMINER PROGRAMS HAVE THE  POTEN-
TIAL  TO  IMPROVE  THE  STATE'S  ABILITY  TO  PROSECUTE SUCH CRIMES, AND
ENHANCE THE PROVISION OF TREATMENT AND SERVICES TO  VICTIMS.  THEREFORE,
THE  LEGISLATURE  FINDS IT PRUDENT AND NECESSARY TO REQUIRE A COMPREHEN-
SIVE EVALUATION OF EXISTING SERVICES AND SUCH FORENSIC EXAMINER PROGRAMS
TO DETERMINE HOW TO BEST REDUCE AND ADDRESS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WITHIN THE
STATE.
  (B) ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, THE  EXECU-
TIVE  DIRECTOR  OF  THE  OFFICE  FOR THE PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
SHALL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH  AND  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  CRIMINAL  JUSTICE SERVICES, PROVIDE A REPORT AND RECOMMENDA-
TIONS TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE  SENATE,  AND  THE
SPEAKER  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY  REGARDING  THE  POTENTIAL ESTABLISHMENT OF A
STATEWIDE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORENSIC EXAMINER PROGRAM.

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

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