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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 31, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S3326
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S3326 - Details
S3326 - Summary
Relates to the definition of qualified agencies; adds public defenders, legal aid societies, and assigned counsel administrators.
S3326 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3326 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the definition of qualified agencies PURPOSE: To authorize public defenders, legal aid societies, and administrators of assigned counsel plans to have access to the Division of Criminal Justice Services' criminal history records for use in connection with the representation of public defense clients as defined in County Law article 18-b. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 9 of Executive Law section 835 to add public defenders, legal aid societies, and assigned counsel administrators to the list of qualified agencies. Qualified agencies may enter into agreements with the Division of Criminal Justice Services for access to its criminal history database as authorized by subdivision 6 of Executive Law section 837. JUSTIFICATION: Agencies that are defined as "qualified agencies" under Executive Law § 835(9) have access to the criminal history records maintained by the Division of Criminal Justice Services. See Executive Law § 837(6); 9 NYCRR Part 6051. The proposed bill would add public defenders, legal aid societies, and administrators of assigned counsel programs to the list of qualified agencies. Public defense
S3326 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3326 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HASSELL-THOMPSON, GRISANTI, KRUEGER, MARTINS -- 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 the definition of qualified agencies THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 835 of the executive law, as sepa- rately amended by chapters 14 and 155 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: 9. "Qualified agencies" means courts in the unified court system, the administrative board of the judicial conference, probation departments, sheriffs' offices, district attorneys' offices, the state department of corrections and community supervision, the department of correction of any municipality, the financial frauds and consumer protection unit of the state department of financial services, the office of professional medical conduct of the state department of health for the purposes of section two hundred thirty of the public health law, the child protec- tive services unit of a local social services district when conducting an investigation pursuant to subdivision six of section four hundred twenty-four of the social services law, the office of Medicaid inspector general, the temporary state commission of investigation, police forces and departments having responsibility for enforcement of the general criminal laws of the state, the Onondaga County Center for Forensic Sciences Laboratory when acting within the scope of its law enforcement duties and the division of forensic services of the Nassau county medical examiner's office when acting within the scope of its law enforcement duties AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS, LEGAL AID SOCIETIES, AND ASSIGNED COUNSEL ADMINISTRATORS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04673-03-3
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