senate Bill S255

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to violations of orders of protection in family offense cases

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S255 - Details

Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§446, 551, 656, 841 & 846-a, Fam Ct Act; amd §§240 & 252, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1716
2009-2010: S3683

S255 - Summary

Provides additional remedies for violations of orders of protection and probation in family offense cases including revocation of a license to possess firearms, mandatory counseling and probation.

S255 - Sponsor Memo

S255 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   255

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the family court act and the domestic relations law,  in
  relation to violations of orders of protection and temporary orders of
  protection and probation in family offense cases

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

  Section 1. Section 446 of the family court act is amended by adding  a
new closing paragraph to read as follows:
  A  VIOLATION OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
SHALL BE DEALT WITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH PART  FIVE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  OR
SECTIONS  EIGHT  HUNDRED  FORTY-SIX, EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY-SIX-A AND EIGHT
HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN OF THIS ACT.
  S 2. Section 551 of the family court act is amended by  adding  a  new
closing paragraph to read as follows:
  A  VIOLATION OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
SHALL BE DEALT WITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH PART  FIVE  OF  ARTICLE  FOUR  OR
SECTIONS  EIGHT  HUNDRED  FORTY-SIX, EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY-SIX-A AND EIGHT
HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN OF THIS ACT.
  S 3. Section 656 of the family court act is amended by  adding  a  new
closing paragraph to read as follows:
  A  VIOLATION OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
SHALL BE DEALT WITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY-SIX,
EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY-SIX-A AND EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN OF THIS ACT.
  S 4. Subdivision (c) of section  841  of  the  family  court  act,  as
amended  by  chapter  222  of  the  laws  of 1994, is amended to read as
follows:
  (c) placing the respondent on probation for  a  period  not  exceeding
[one  year,  and  requiring] TWO YEARS OR, IF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION HAS
BEEN ISSUED FOR FIVE YEARS PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHT  HUNDRED  FORTY-TWO

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

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