|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 31, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S3261
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S3261 - Details
S3261 - Summary
Provides an exception to the publication requirement after a legal name change by only requiring certain individuals convicted of certain crimes to publish such legal name change.
S3261 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3261 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil rights law, in relation to the publication requirement after a legal name change PURPOSE: Amends the civil rights law by eliminating the publication requirement for certain name changes while maintaining the publication requirement for name changes for persons who have been convicted of a violent felony. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 Amends § 63 of the civil rights law by eliminating the publi- cation requirement for certain name changes. Section 2 Amends the affidavit of publication requirement filing by limiting the requirement to petitioners who have been convicted of a violent felony offense as defined in section 70.02 of the penal law or other crimes enumerated in § 64 of the civil rights law. Section 3 - Amends subdivision 2 of section 61 of the Civil Rights Law Section 4 - Amends subdivision 2 of section 62 of the civil rights law by mandating individuals who have been convicted of an added number of offenses to petition all the district attorneys and courts not less than 60 days prior to the date on which the petition is to be heard.
S3261 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3261 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation to the publication requirement after a legal name change THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 63 of the civil rights law, as amended by chapter 258 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows: S 63. Order. If the court to which the petition is presented is satis- fied thereby, or by the affidavit and certificate presented therewith, that the petition is true, and that there is no reasonable objection to the change of name proposed, and if the petition be to change the name of an infant, that the interests of the infant will be substantially promoted by the change, the court shall make an order authorizing the petitioner to assume the name proposed. The order shall further recite the date and place of birth of the applicant and, if the applicant was born in the state of New York, such order shall set forth the number of his OR HER birth certificate or that no birth certificate is available. The order shall be directed to be entered and the papers on which it was granted to be filed [prior to the publication hereinafter directed] in the clerk's office of the county in which the petitioner resides if he OR SHE be an individual, or in the office of the clerk of the civil court of the city of New York if the order be made by that court. [Such] IF THE PETITIONER HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 70.02 OF THE PENAL LAW OR A FELONY DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE, SECTION 130.25, 130.30, 130.40, 130.45, 135.10, 135.25, 230.05, 230.06, SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 230.30, SECTION 230.32, 255.25, 255.26, 255.27, OR ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF SUCH LAW, SUCH order shall also direct the publication, at least once, within sixty days after the making of the order, in a designated newspaper in the county in which the order is directed to be EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00906-01-3
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