senate Bill S1956

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the division of criminal justice services to check the wanted felon status and other information of people applying for public assistance

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to finance

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S1956 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4955
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §845-c, Exec L; amd §§132 & 145-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6156, A8882

S1956 - Summary

Requires the division of criminal justice services to check the wanted felon status and probation or parole violator status of people applying for public assistance.

S1956 - Sponsor Memo

S1956 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1956

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RITCHIE,  BALL,  DeFRANCISCO,  GALLIVAN,  LARKIN,
  RANZENHOFER, SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law  and the social services law, in
  relation to requiring the division of  criminal  justice  services  to
  check the wanted felon status and other information of people applying
  for public assistance

  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 section  845-c
to read as follows:
  S  845-C.  REQUESTS  FOR WANTED FELON INFORMATION. 1. DEFINITIONS.  AS
USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "AUTHORIZED PERSON" MEANS A COMMISSIONER OF  SOCIAL  SERVICES,  AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, OR
ANY  ONE  OR MORE INDIVIDUALS DESIGNATED BY SUCH COMMISSIONER AS AUTHOR-
IZED TO REQUEST, RECEIVE AND REVIEW  INFORMATION  REGARDING  THE  WANTED
FELON PORTION OF THE NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION CENTER AND/OR, IF APPLI-
CABLE,  INFORMATION  REGARDING  AN  INDIVIDUAL'S VIOLATION OF HIS OR HER
PROBATION OR PAROLE CONDITIONS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.  A COMMISSIONER
OF SOCIAL SERVICES MAY DESIGNATE  ONE  OR  MORE  ADDITIONAL  PERSONS  AS
NECESSARY TO SERVE AS AUTHORIZED PERSONS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  (B)  "SUBJECT  INDIVIDUAL"  MEANS  A PERSON WHO IS APPLYING FOR PUBLIC
ASSISTANCE WHOSE WANTED FELON STATUS OR  PROBATION  OR  PAROLE  VIOLATOR
STATUS  HAS BEEN REQUESTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO OF
THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW.
  (C) "WANTED FELON" MEANS A PERSON WHO IS FLEEING OR HAS FLED TO  AVOID
PROSECUTION,  OR CUSTODY OR CONFINEMENT AFTER CONVICTION, UNDER THE LAWS
OF THE PLACE FROM WHICH THE PERSON FLEES, FOR A CRIME, OR AN ATTEMPT  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04866-01-3

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