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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to transportation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S914
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S914 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Vehicle and Traffic Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §603-c, V & T L
- Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S914 - Summary
Enacts "Valeria's law"; requires police officers to notify family members in person of a relative's death in certain circumstances.
S914 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S914 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring police officers to notify family members in person of a relative's death in certain circumstances PURPOSE: Require police officers to notify a family member in person, when a relative has died. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:; Section 1. Act shall be known as Valeria's Law. Section 2. In each motor vehicle accident or any other event or incident in which any person is killed who was not in violation of the law, the police officer, or agency, or individual who in the regular course of duty investigates such event shall use reasonable efforts to identify and notify in person a member of the person's family or household. EXISTING LAW: None exists.
S914 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 914 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring police officers to notify family members in person of a relative's death in certain circumstances THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Valeria's law". S 2. The vehicle and traffic law is amended by adding a new section 603-c to read as follows: S 603-C. ACCIDENTS; POLICE TO NOTIFY IN PERSON. 1. IN EACH MOTOR VEHI- CLE ACCIDENT OR ANY OTHER EVENT OR INCIDENT IN WHICH ANY PERSON IS KILLED, WHO WAS NOT IN VIOLATION OF ANY LAW, RULES, REGULATIONS, PROCE- DURES OR SUMMONS, THE POLICE OFFICER, AGENCY OR INDIVIDUAL WHO, IN THE REGULAR COURSE OF DUTY, INVESTIGATES SUCH ACCIDENT, EVENT OR INCIDENT SHALL USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO IDENTIFY AND NOTIFY IN PERSON, A MEMBER OF THE PERSON'S FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD OF THE FATALITY AS SOON AS PRACTICA- BLE AFTER SUCH ACCIDENT, EVENT OR INCIDENT. 2. SUCH NOTIFICATION SHALL INDICATE THAT THE PERSON WAS KILLED, THE LOCATION OF THE ACCIDENT, EVENT OR INCIDENT AND THE LOCATION OF THE PERSON'S BODY OR REMAINS. S 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02824-01-3
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