senate Bill S2955A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime stoppers council, within the division of criminal justice services, to provide grants and assistance to crime stoppers organizations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2014 print number 2955a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jan 25, 2013 referred to finance

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Co-Sponsors

S2955 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5331A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-s, Exec L; amd §60.35, Pen L; add §81, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6484A, A9316A

S2955 - Summary

Establishes the crime stoppers council, within the division of criminal justice services, to provide grants and assistance to crime stoppers organizations; imposes a $50 crime stoppers fee upon defendants convicted of an offense defined in the penal law, when such defendant is sentenced to probation; establishes the "crime stoppers fund".

S2955 - Sponsor Memo

S2955 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2955

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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 establishing the crime
  stoppers council, within the division of  criminal  justice  services,
  for  the  purpose  of providing assistance to crime stoppers organiza-
  tions in the state; to amend the penal law, in relation to imposing  a
  crime  stoppers  fee upon a person convicted of a criminal offense and
  sentenced to probation therefor; and to amend the state  finance  law,
  in relation to establishing the crime stoppers fund

  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  837-s
to read as follows:
  S 837-S. CRIME STOPPERS COUNCIL. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "COUNCIL" MEANS THE CRIME STOPPERS COUNCIL ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) "CRIME STOPPERS ORGANIZATION" MEANS NEW YORK STATE CRIME STOPPERS,
INC. OR ANY NOT-FOR-PROFIT COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS ORGANIZATION WHICH IS A
CRIME STOPPERS PROGRAM APPROVED FOR CONSIDERATION FOR FUNDING BY THE NEW
YORK STATE CRIME STOPPERS, INC., EXCLUDING ANY COUNTY OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK.
  2.  (A) THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED, WITHIN THE DIVISION, A CRIME STOP-
PERS  COUNCIL.  THE COUNCIL SHALL BE COMPOSED OF SIX MEMBERS. ONE MEMBER
SHALL BE THE CHAIR OF THE NEW YORK STATE CRIME STOPPERS, INC. OR HIS  OR
HER  DESIGNEE;  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  A MEMBER OF A POLICE AGENCY; ONE
MEMBER SHALL BE A CIVILIAN WHO IS NOT  A  MEMBER  OF  A  CRIME  STOPPERS
ORGANIZATION  OR  A  POLICE  AGENCY; ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A MEMBER OF THE
MEDIA; ONE MEMBER SHALL BE AN  ATTORNEY  ADMITTED  TO  PRACTICE  IN  THE
STATE;  AND  ONE MEMBER SHALL BE AN EX OFFICIO MEMBER FROM THE OFFICE OF
THE GOVERNOR AND  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE  GOVERNOR.  THE  INITIAL
APPOINTMENT  OF  THE  MEMBERS  OF  THE COUNCIL SHALL BE COMPLETED BY THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08359-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S2955A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5331A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-s, Exec L; amd §60.35, Pen L; add §81, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6484A, A9316A

S2955A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime stoppers council, within the division of criminal justice services, to provide grants and assistance to crime stoppers organizations; imposes a $50 crime stoppers fee upon defendants convicted of an offense defined in the penal law, when such defendant is sentenced to probation; establishes the "crime stoppers fund".

S2955A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2955A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2955--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LATIMER, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate  Rule  6,
  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the crime
  stoppers council, within the division of  criminal  justice  services,
  for  the  purpose  of providing assistance to crime stoppers organiza-
  tions in the state; to amend the penal law, in relation to imposing  a
  crime  stoppers  fee upon a person convicted of a criminal offense and
  sentenced to probation therefor; and to amend the state  finance  law,
  in relation to establishing the crime stoppers fund

  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  837-s
to read as follows:
  S 837-S. CRIME STOPPERS COUNCIL. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "COUNCIL" MEANS THE CRIME STOPPERS COUNCIL ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) "CRIME STOPPERS ORGANIZATION" MEANS NEW YORK STATE CRIME STOPPERS,
INC. OR ANY NOT-FOR-PROFIT COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS ORGANIZATION WHICH IS A
CRIME STOPPERS PROGRAM APPROVED FOR CONSIDERATION FOR FUNDING BY THE NEW
YORK STATE CRIME STOPPERS, INC., EXCLUDING ANY COUNTY OF THE CITY OF NEW
YORK.
  2.  (A) THERE SHALL BE ESTABLISHED, WITHIN THE DIVISION, A CRIME STOP-
PERS  COUNCIL.  THE COUNCIL SHALL BE COMPOSED OF SIX MEMBERS. ONE MEMBER
SHALL BE THE CHAIR OF THE NEW YORK STATE CRIME STOPPERS, INC. OR HIS  OR
HER  DESIGNEE;  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  A MEMBER OF A POLICE AGENCY; ONE
MEMBER SHALL BE A CIVILIAN WHO IS NOT  A  MEMBER  OF  A  CRIME  STOPPERS
ORGANIZATION  OR  A  POLICE  AGENCY; ONE MEMBER SHALL BE A MEMBER OF THE
MEDIA; ONE MEMBER SHALL BE AN  ATTORNEY  ADMITTED  TO  PRACTICE  IN  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08359-02-4

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