senate Bill S3368

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to forensic DNA testing and to requests for certain DNA test comparisons

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Feb 01, 2013 referred to finance

S3368 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§995-b, 995-a, 995-c, 995-d & 995, Exec L; ren Art 23 §§860 & 861 to be Art 24 §§1000 & 1001, add Art 23 §§900 - 904, Judy L; amd §§1.20, 190.65, 440.30 & 340.20, add §60.47, CP L; amd §8-b, Ct Claims Act; add §97-llll, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4224B
2009-2010: S4668

S3368 - Summary

Establishes the minimum period of time that forensic samples should be retained by investigating authorities; creates the state commission for the integrity of the criminal justice system, as an independent agency, and provides for such commission's powers and duties; relates to special fictitious name indictments; relates to requests for certain DNA test comparisons (view more) relates to forensic DNA testing; relates to claims for unjust conviction and imprisonment; relates to DNA testing, data collection and record keeping; and relates to DNA testing in felony cases.

S3368 - Sponsor Memo

S3368 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3368

                       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 Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the mini-
  mum period of time that forensic samples should be retained by  inves-
  tigating authorities; in relation to appointments to the commission on
  forensic  science; to amend the judiciary law, in relation to creating
  the state commission for the integrity of the criminal justice system,
  as an independent agency, and providing for such  commission's  powers
  and  duties;  to  amend  the  criminal  procedure  law, in relation to
  special fictitious name indictments; to amend the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  requests  for certain DNA test comparisons; to amend the
  criminal procedure law, in relation to forensic DNA testing; to  amend
  the  court  of claims act, in relation to claims for unjust conviction
  and imprisonment; to amend the executive law and the  criminal  proce-
  dure law, in relation to DNA testing, confidentiality, data collection
  and  record  keeping;  to  amend the state finance law, in relation to
  establishing the DNA evidence fund; in relation  to  establishing  the
  innocence  research  project  program; to amend the criminal procedure
  law, in relation to electronic recordings of  interrogations;  and  to
  amend the executive law, in relation to defining a designated offender

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph (ix) of paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  9  of
section  995-b of the executive law, as added by chapter 737 of the laws
of 1994, is amended and a new paragraph (c) is added to read as follows:
  (ix) such policy shall provide for the mutual exchange, use and  stor-
age of DNA records with the system of DNA identification utilized by the
federal  bureau of investigation provided that the commission determines
that such exchange, use and storage are consistent with  the  provisions
of this article and applicable provisions of law[.]; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04635-02-3

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