senate Bill S3261

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides an exception to the publication requirement after a legal name change

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 31, 2013 referred to codes

S3261 - Details

Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§61 - 64, Civ Rts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S415A
2009-2010: S4784A

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

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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