|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 17, 2014||signed chap.489|
|Dec 05, 2014||delivered to governor|
|Jun 11, 2014||returned to assembly|
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|
senate Bill S7581Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A5388 -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S7581 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S7581 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: To change the reporting requirements relative to restitution and fair treatment standards from each year to every two years. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends Executive Law Section 623 by requiring that reporting regarding the manner in which the rights, needs and interests of crime victims are being addressed is submitted biennially rather than annually. A new subdivision 21 is added to section 623 setting forth this biennial reporting requirement. Subdivisions 21 and 22 are renumbered 22 and 23, respectively. Subdivision 5 of section 390.30 of the Criminal Procedure Law and subdivision 7 of section 351.1 of the Family Court Act are amended to provide that information collected by local and state probation departments regarding restitution and victim impact statements will be forwarded annually to the Office of Victim Services for inclusion in its biennial report.
S7581 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7581 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 Correction 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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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