senate Bill S4913

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that there need not be a finding of financial difficulty for crime victim awards of less than $10,000

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6943 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 25, 2015 signed chap.263
Sep 15, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s4913
Jun 10, 2015 substituted by a6943
Jun 09, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1415
reported and committed to rules
May 28, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Apr 23, 2015 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 9, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S4913
32
1
committee
32
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 9, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S4913
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 28, 2015 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S4913
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 28, 2015

aye wr (1)
excused (2)

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S4913 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6943
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง631, Exec L

S4913 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that there need not be a finding of financial difficulty for crime victim awards of less than $10,000.

S4913 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4913 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4913

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GALLIVAN  --  (at  request of the Office of Victim
  Services) -- 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, in relation to increasing the thresh-
  old for proof of financial difficulty

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of paragraph (a) of subdivision 6  of
section  631  of the executive law, as amended by section 22 of part A-1
of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  Claims may be approved only if the office finds that unless the claim-
ant's award is approved he OR  SHE  will  suffer  financial  difficulty.
However,  no finding of financial difficulty is required for a claim for
an emergency award or an award less than [five] TEN thousand dollars. In
determining financial difficulty, the office shall consider all relevant
factors, including but not limited to:
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall  apply  to  all
claims filed on and after such date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09586-02-5

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