senate Bill S7581

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Changes the reporting requirements relative to restitution and fair treatment standards from annual to every two years; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A5388 -

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 signed chap.489
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1305
substituted for s7581
Jun 11, 2014 substituted by a5388
ordered to third reading cal.1305
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 15, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S7581 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §623, Exec L; rpld §390.30 sub 5, amd §390.30, CP L; amd §351.1, Fam Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5811, A9025
2009-2010: A1380

S7581 - Summary

Changes the reporting requirements relative to restitution and fair treatment standards for the office of victims services from annual to every two years; consolidates reporting requirements regarding victims service programs; requires information collected by local and state probation departments relating to victim impact statements to be included in the biennial report.

S7581 - Sponsor Memo

S7581 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the criminal procedure  law  and  the
  family  court act, in relation to reporting requirements of the office
  of victim services and to repeal subdivision 5 of  section  390.30  of
  the criminal procedure law relating thereto


  Section 1.  Subdivision 20 of section 623 of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by  section  8  of  part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010,
paragraph (a) as separately amended by sections 37 and 71 of part  A  of
chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  20.  To render each year to the governor and to the legislature, on or
before December first of each year, a written  report  on  the  office's
activities  including,  but not limited to, specific information on each
of the subdivisions of this  section[,  and  the  manner  in  which  the
rights,  needs and interests of crime victims are being addressed by the
state's criminal justice system. Such report shall also include, but not
be limited to:
  (a) Information transmitted by the office of probation and correction-
al alternatives under subdivision five of section 390.30 of the criminal
procedure law and subdivision seven of section 351.1 of the family court
act which the office shall compile, review and make  recommendations  on
how to promote the use of restitution and encourage its enforcement.
  (b)  Information relating to the implementation of and compliance with
article twenty-three of this chapter by the  criminal  justice  agencies
and the "crime victim-related agencies" of the state]. Such report shall
also  include  but  not be limited to information regarding crime victim
service programs, including:
  (1) the programs funded by the office;
  (2) other sources of funding for crime victims service programs;
  (3) an assessment of the adequacy of the current  level  of  appropri-
ation  to  the  office  to  meet  the  reasonable needs of crime victims

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


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