assembly Bill A2421B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes an alternative resolution program for veterans accused of certain felonies

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
Jun 16, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 15, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 10, 2015 print number 2421b
amend and recommit to codes
Jun 03, 2015 print number 2421a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 16, 2015 referred to codes

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A2421 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3914B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add Title 1 Art 217 §§217.00 - 217.10, amd §390.30, CP L

A2421 - Summary

Establishes an alternative resolution program for service members and veterans accused of certain felonies.

A2421 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2421

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. BRINDISI, RUSSELL, COOK, PERRY, JOHNS, TENNEY,
  WEPRIN, McDONOUGH, ABINANTI,  GIGLIO,  ZEBROWSKI,  MONTESANO,  WRIGHT,
  ROZIC,  McDONALD, STIRPE, KEARNS, LUPARDO, GOLDFEDER, LAVINE, BARRETT,
  ORTIZ, FAHY, GUNTHER --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  BRONSON,
  BUTLER,  McKEVITT,  OAKS, O'DONNELL, RA, RAIA, SCHIMMINGER, SIMANOWITZ
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to  establishing
  an  alternative  resolution  program  for service members and veterans
  accused of certain felonies

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

  Section  1. Title I of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new article 217 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 217
                      JUSTICE FOR OUR VETERANS ACT
SECTION 217.00 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATIONS.
        217.05 DEFINITIONS.
        217.10 ALTERNATIVE RESOLUTION PROGRAM; COURT PROCEDURES.
S 217.00 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATIONS.
  THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT AN INCREASING  NUMBER  OF  NEW  YORK  STATE
VETERANS  AND  SERVICE MEMBERS SUFFER FROM SERIOUS TRAUMA AS A RESULT OF
THEIR MILITARY SERVICE, SUCH AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, TRAUMAT-
IC BRAIN INJURY AND OTHER MENTAL OR PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENTS  OR  ILLNESSES.
STUDIES  HAVE FOUND THAT MANY ARE NOT RECEIVING TREATMENT. THE DEVASTAT-
ING CONSEQUENCES OF WAR ARE HARMING THE MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH OF  A
GROWING  NUMBER  OF  SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING VETERANS AND THEIR FAMI-
LIES.
  A NATIONAL STUDY, INVISIBLE WOUNDS OF WAR, BY RAND CORPORATION IN 2008
FOUND ONE IN FIVE VETERANS RETURNING FROM IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN  REPORTED
SYMPTOMS  OF  PTSD  OR  MAJOR DEPRESSION. RESEARCHERS ALSO FOUND SERIOUS
TREATMENT GAPS WITH ONLY 53% OF VETERANS WITH SYMPTOMS OF MENTAL  HEALTH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03451-01-5

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A2421A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3914B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add Title 1 Art 217 §§217.00 - 217.10, amd §390.30, CP L

A2421A - Summary

Establishes an alternative resolution program for service members and veterans accused of certain felonies.

A2421A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2421--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. BRINDISI, RUSSELL, COOK, PERRY, JOHNS, TENNEY,
  WEPRIN, McDONOUGH, ABINANTI,  GIGLIO,  ZEBROWSKI,  MONTESANO,  WRIGHT,
  ROZIC,  McDONALD, STIRPE, KEARNS, LUPARDO, GOLDFEDER, LAVINE, BARRETT,
  ORTIZ, FAHY, GUNTHER, WOZNIAK, THIELE, AUBRY, NOJAY, BORELLI,  HEVESI,
  BENEDETTO,  PALMESANO,  BLAKE, MOSLEY, SKARTADOS, RAIA, OTIS -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRONSON, BUTLER, HAWLEY, LAWRENCE,  McKEVITT,
  OAKS,  O'DONNELL,  RA,  RIVERA, SCHIMMINGER, SIMANOWITZ, SIMON -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Codes --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to  establishing
  an  alternative  resolution  program  for service members and veterans
  accused of certain felonies

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

  Section  1. Title I of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new article 217 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 217
                      JUSTICE FOR OUR VETERANS ACT
SECTION 217.00 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATIONS.
        217.05 DEFINITIONS.
        217.10 ALTERNATIVE RESOLUTION PROGRAM; COURT PROCEDURES.
S 217.00 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATIONS.
  THE LEGISLATURE FINDS THAT AN INCREASING  NUMBER  OF  NEW  YORK  STATE
VETERANS  AND  SERVICE MEMBERS SUFFER FROM SERIOUS TRAUMA AS A RESULT OF
THEIR MILITARY SERVICE, SUCH AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, TRAUMAT-
IC BRAIN INJURY AND OTHER MENTAL OR PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENTS  OR  ILLNESSES.
STUDIES  HAVE FOUND THAT MANY ARE NOT RECEIVING TREATMENT. THE DEVASTAT-
ING CONSEQUENCES OF WAR ARE HARMING THE MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH OF  A
GROWING  NUMBER  OF  SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING VETERANS AND THEIR FAMI-
LIES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03451-05-5

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A2421B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3914B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add Title 1 Art 217 §§217.00 - 217.10, amd §390.30, CP L

A2421B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an alternative resolution program for service members and veterans accused of certain felonies.

A2421B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2421--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. BRINDISI, RUSSELL, COOK, PERRY, JOHNS, TENNEY,
  WEPRIN, McDONOUGH, ABINANTI,  GIGLIO,  ZEBROWSKI,  MONTESANO,  WRIGHT,
  ROZIC,  McDONALD, STIRPE, KEARNS, LUPARDO, GOLDFEDER, LAVINE, BARRETT,
  ORTIZ, FAHY, GUNTHER, WOZNIAK, THIELE, AUBRY, NOJAY, BORELLI,  HEVESI,
  BENEDETTO,  PALMESANO, BLAKE, MOSLEY, SKARTADOS, RAIA, OTIS, DiPIETRO,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, ARROYO, HOOPER -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRONSON,
  BUTLER, HAWLEY,  LAWRENCE,  McKEVITT,  OAKS,  O'DONNELL,  RA,  RIVERA,
  SCHIMMINGER,  SIMANOWITZ,  SIMON,  WALKER -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to establishing
  an alternative resolution program for  service  members  and  veterans
  accused of certain felonies

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

  Section 1. Title I of the criminal procedure law is amended by  adding
a new article 217 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 217
                      JUSTICE FOR OUR VETERANS ACT
SECTION 217.00 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATIONS.
        217.05 DEFINITIONS.
        217.10 ALTERNATIVE RESOLUTION PROGRAM; COURT PROCEDURES.
S 217.00 LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND DECLARATIONS.
  THE  LEGISLATURE  FINDS  THAT  AN  INCREASING NUMBER OF NEW YORK STATE
VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS SUFFER FROM SERIOUS TRAUMA AS A  RESULT  OF
THEIR MILITARY SERVICE, SUCH AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, TRAUMAT-
IC  BRAIN  INJURY AND OTHER MENTAL OR PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENTS OR ILLNESSES.
STUDIES HAVE FOUND THAT MANY ARE NOT RECEIVING TREATMENT. THE  DEVASTAT-
ING  CONSEQUENCES OF WAR ARE HARMING THE MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH OF A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03451-07-5

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