assembly Bill A4347

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that translations and notifications regarding family offense interventions be in other than the English language

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  • 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
Nov 20, 2015 signed chap.432
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s4288
Apr 28, 2015 referred to children and families
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 26, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.46
Feb 25, 2015 reported
Jan 30, 2015 referred to codes

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A4347 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4288
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§214-b, 840 & 837, Exec L; amd §140.10, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9251

A4347 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that translations and notifications regarding family offense interventions be in other than the English language.

A4347 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4347

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DAVILA, LENTOL, MOSLEY, OTIS, GOTTFRIED, ROZIC,
  ROBINSON, HOOPER, WRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  ARROYO,
  BROOK-KRASNY,  MARKEY, McDONOUGH, PERRY, RIVERA, SEPULVEDA, SOLAGES --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the executive law and the  criminal  procedure  law,  in
  relation to translations and notification to be made in other than the
  English language in family offense interventions

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

  Section 1. Section 214-b of the executive law, as added by chapter 222
of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
  S 214-b. Family offense intervention. The  superintendent  shall,  for
all  members  of  the  state  police including new and veteran officers,
develop, maintain and disseminate, in consultation with the state office
for the prevention of domestic violence, written policies and procedures
consistent with article eight of the family  court  act  and  applicable
provisions  of  the  criminal  procedure  and  domestic  relations laws,
regarding the investigation of and intervention in incidents  of  family
offenses.  Such  policies and procedures shall make provision for educa-
tion and training in the interpretation and enforcement  of  New  York's
family offense laws, including but not limited to:
  (a)  intake  and recording of victim statements, AND THE PROMPT TRANS-
LATION OF SUCH STATEMENTS IF MADE IN A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN  ENGLISH,  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH  SUBDIVISION  (C)  OF  THIS  SECTION, on a standardized
"domestic violence incident report form" promulgated by the state  divi-
sion  of  criminal justice services in consultation with the superinten-
dent and with the state office for the prevention of domestic  violence,
and  the  investigation  thereof  so as to ascertain whether a crime has
been committed against the victim by a member of the victim's family  or
household  as  such terms are defined in section eight hundred twelve of
the family court act and section 530.11 of the criminal procedure law;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03999-01-5

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