senate Bill S4341

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes standards for crime victim awards for loss of earnings or support

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2014 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1464
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 27, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2013 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.737
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 21, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 16, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S4341
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committee
23
Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
1
Abstained
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Feb 27, 2014 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S4341
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2014

May 21, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S4341
24
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committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4341 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §631, Exec L

S4341 - Summary

Establishes standards for crime victim awards for loss of earnings or support.

S4341 - Sponsor Memo

S4341 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4341

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GALLIVAN  --  (at  request of the Office of Victim
  Services) -- 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 awards made by the
  office of victim services

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  631 of the executive law, as
amended by section 22 of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  3.  (A)  Any  award made for loss of earnings or support shall, unless
reduced pursuant to other provisions of this article, be  in  an  amount
equal  to  the  actual  loss  sustained, provided, however, that no such
award shall exceed six hundred dollars for each week of lost earnings or
support.  IF THERE ARE TWO OR MORE PERSONS ENTITLED TO  AN  AWARD  AS  A
RESULT  OF  THE DEATH OF A PERSON WHICH IS THE DIRECT RESULT OF A CRIME,
THE AWARD SHALL BE APPORTIONED BY THE OFFICE AMONG THE CLAIMANTS.
  (B) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, ANY AWARD
FOR LOSS OF EARNINGS OR SUPPORT SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE VICTIM'S  INCOME
WHICH HAS BEEN REPORTED TO AN APPROPRIATE TAXING AUTHORITY.
  (C)  IF  DURING AN INVESTIGATION OF A CLAIM THE OFFICE DETERMINES THAT
SUCH INCOME IS NOT SUBJECT TO TAXATION, THE OFFICE SHALL REQUEST  ALTER-
NATIVE INFORMATION TO VERIFY SUCH INCOME.
  (D)  Awards  with respect to livery operator victims pursuant to para-
graphs (f) and (g) of subdivision one of section six hundred twenty-sev-
en of this article shall be granted in the  amount  and  in  the  manner
provided  therein.  The  aggregate award for all such losses pursuant to
this subdivision, including any awards made pursuant to  paragraphs  (f)
and  (g)  of subdivision one of section six hundred twenty-seven of this
article, shall not exceed thirty thousand dollars. [If there are two  or
more  persons  entitled to an award as a result of the death of a person

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09018-01-3

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