|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 14, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S2168
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S2168 - Details
S2168 - Summary
Enacts "Lori Ann's law" to establish procedures for law enforcement to locate and return missing persons; requires law enforcement agencies to immediately accept any missing person report; requires collection of identifying data of such person.
S2168 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2168 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to improving the ability of law enforcement to locate and return missing persons, to improving the identification of human remains, and to improving timely information and notification to family members of missing persons PURPOSE OF BILL: To establish statewide procedures for law enforcement in the event of a missing person case, identification of human remains and notification to family members. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The executive law is amended to add a new Article II-A establishing procedures for law enforcement officers, coroners/medical examiners and other governmental personnel relating to missing persons reports and identifying unidentified persons/human remains. Section 235 adds provisions that establish procedures for missing persons report content and acceptance. Section 236 adds provisions that direct law enforcement analysis and reporting of missing person information including prompt determination of high-risk missing person. Sections 237-238 add provisions that establish procedures for
S2168 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2168 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. VALESKY -- 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 improving the ability of law enforcement to locate and return missing persons, to improving the identification of human remains, and to improving timely informa- tion and notification to family members of missing persons THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Lori Ann's law". S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new article 11-A to read as follows: ARTICLE 11-A PROCEDURES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, CORONERS/MEDICAL EXAMINERS AND OTHER GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL RELATING TO MISSING PERSONS REPORTS AND IDENTIFYING UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS/HUMAN REMAINS SECTION 235. MISSING PERSON REPORTS. 236. LAW ENFORCEMENT ANALYSIS AND REPORTING OF MISSING PERSON INFORMATION. 237. REPORTING OF UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS/HUMAN REMAINS. 238. UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS/HUMAN REMAINS IDENTIFICATION RESPONSI- BILITIES. S 235. MISSING PERSON REPORTS. 1. REPORT ACCEPTANCE. ALL LAW ENFORCE- MENT AGENCIES WITHIN THE STATE SHALL ACCEPT WITHOUT DELAY ANY REPORT OF A MISSING PERSON. ACCEPTANCE OF A MISSING PERSON REPORT MAY NOT BE REFUSED ON ANY GROUND. NO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY MAY REFUSE TO ACCEPT A MISSING PERSONS REPORT ON THE BASIS THAT: (A) THE MISSING PERSON IS AN ADULT; (B) THE CIRCUMSTANCES DO NOT INDICATE FOUL PLAY; (C) THE PERSON HAS BEEN MISSING FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04736-01-3
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