senate Bill S3360A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Defines necessary court appearance for purposes of determination of crime victim's award

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 31, 2014 print number 3360a
amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Feb 01, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Bill Amendments

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S3360 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5916A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §631, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3813A, A4201A
2009-2010: S4405A, A6532B

S3360 - Summary

Defines the term "necessary court appearance" for purposes of the determination of a crime victim's award to include any part of a proceeding from arraignment through sentencing, pre and post trial hearings and hearings before the parole board.

S3360 - Sponsor Memo

S3360 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3360

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Crime  Victims,
  Crime and Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to the definition of
  necessary court appearances for purposes of determining crime victim's
  award

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 8, 10 and 12 of section 631 of the executive
law, subdivision 8 as amended by chapter 391 of the laws of 2003, subdi-
vision 10 as added by chapter 197 of the laws of 1983,  and  subdivision
12 as amended by chapter 534 of the laws of 2011, are amended to read as
follows:
  8.  Notwithstanding  the provisions of subdivisions one, two and three
of this section, an elderly or disabled victim who has  not  been  phys-
ically injured as a direct result of a crime, shall only be eligible for
an award that includes the unreimbursed cost of repair or replacement of
essential  personal property that has been lost, damaged or destroyed as
a direct result of a crime, transportation expenses incurred for  neces-
sary court appearances in connection with the prosecution of such crimes
and  the  unreimbursed  cost  of  counselling provided to the elderly or
disabled victim on account of mental or emotional  stress  or  financial
counselling  provided  to  the  elderly or disabled victim on account of
financial difficulty resulting from the  incident  in  which  the  crime
occurred if such counselling or financial counselling is commenced with-
in  one year from the date of the incident.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDI-
VISION, "NECESSARY COURT APPEARANCES" SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE  LIMITED
TO,  ANY PART OF TRIAL FROM ARRAIGNMENT THROUGH SENTENCING, PRE AND POST
TRIAL HEARINGS, GRAND JURY HEARINGS AND PAROLE HEARINGS FOR THE PURPOSES
OF FULFILLING THE RIGHTS ACCORDED TO VICTIMS PURSUANT TO SECTION  440.50
OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06406-01-3

S3360A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5916A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §631, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3813A, A4201A
2009-2010: S4405A, A6532B

S3360A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines the term "necessary court appearance" for purposes of the determination of a crime victim's award to include any part of a proceeding from arraignment through sentencing, pre and post trial hearings and hearings before the parole board.

S3360A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3360A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3360--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Crime  Victims,
  Crime and Correction -- recommitted to the Committee on Crime Victims,
  Crime  and  Correction  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 the definition of
  necessary court appearances for purposes of determining crime victim's
  award

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 8, 10 and 12 of section 631 of the executive
law, subdivision 8 as amended by chapter 391 of the laws of 2003, subdi-
vision 10 as added by chapter 197 of the laws of 1983,  and  subdivision
12 as amended by chapter 534 of the laws of 2011, are amended to read as
follows:
  8.  Notwithstanding  the provisions of subdivisions one, two and three
of this section, an elderly or disabled victim who has  not  been  phys-
ically injured as a direct result of a crime, shall only be eligible for
an award that includes the unreimbursed cost of repair or replacement of
essential  personal property that has been lost, damaged or destroyed as
a direct result of a crime, transportation expenses incurred for  neces-
sary court appearances in connection with the prosecution of such crimes
and  the  unreimbursed  cost  of  counselling provided to the elderly or
disabled victim on account of mental or emotional  stress  or  financial
counselling  provided  to  the  elderly or disabled victim on account of
financial difficulty resulting from the  incident  in  which  the  crime
occurred if such counselling or financial counselling is commenced with-
in  one year from the date of the incident.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDI-
VISION, "NECESSARY COURT APPEARANCES" SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE  LIMITED
TO,  ANY PART OF TRIAL FROM ARRAIGNMENT THROUGH SENTENCING, PRE AND POST

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06406-03-4

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