senate Bill S5941A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to translation services for certain orders by courts of competent jurisdiction

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2016 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1555
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 24, 2016 print number 5941a
Mar 24, 2016 amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 06, 2016 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1697
Jun 12, 2015 referred to rules

Votes

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Jun 8, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S5941A
21
1
committee
21
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 16, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S5941
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5941 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9481
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§530.12 & 530.13, CP L; amd §§240 & 252, Dom Rel L; amd §212, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S268

S5941 - Summary

Requires orders of protection and temporary orders of protection issued in family court or in criminal court to be translated by an interpreter into the native language of the parties.

S5941 - Sponsor Memo

S5941 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5941

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to amend the criminal procedure law, the domestic relations law
  and the judiciary law, in relation to translation services for certain
  orders by courts of competent jurisdiction

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

  Section  1. Section 530.12 of the criminal procedure law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. THE COURT OF  COMPETENT  JURISDICTION  SHALL  PROVIDE  TRANSLATION
SERVICES  OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION OR TEMPORARY ORDER OF PROTECTION, AS
PROVIDED BY PARAGRAPH (T) OF SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED
TWELVE OF THE JUDICIARY LAW, TO ANY DEFENDANT AND/OR PERSON PROTECTED BY
SUCH ORDER OF PROTECTION WHO IS NOT FLUENT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. SUCH
TRANSLATION,  OR  THE  INABILITY  TO TRANSLATE INTO A DEFENDANT'S NATIVE
LANGUAGE, SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THE ORDER.
  S 2. Section 530.13 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. THE COURT OF  COMPETENT  JURISDICTION  SHALL  PROVIDE  TRANSLATION
SERVICES  OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION OR TEMPORARY ORDER OF PROTECTION, AS
PROVIDED BY PARAGRAPH (T) OF SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED
TWELVE OF THE JUDICIARY LAW, TO ANY DEFENDANT AND/OR PERSON PROTECTED BY
SUCH ORDER OF PROTECTION WHO IS NOT FLUENT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. SUCH
TRANSLATION,  OR  THE  INABILITY  TO TRANSLATE INTO A DEFENDANT'S NATIVE
LANGUAGE, SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THE ORDER.
  S 3. Subdivision 3 of section 240 of the  domestic  relations  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph a-1 to read as follows:
  A-1.  THE  COURT  OF  COMPETENT JURISDICTION SHALL PROVIDE TRANSLATION
SERVICES OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION OR TEMPORARY ORDER OF PROTECTION,  AS
PROVIDED  BY  PARAGRAPH  (T)  OF  SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED
TWELVE OF THE JUDICIARY LAW, TO ANY RESPONDENT AND/OR  PERSON  PROTECTED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00095-04-5

S5941A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9481
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§530.12 & 530.13, CP L; amd §§240 & 252, Dom Rel L; amd §212, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S268

S5941A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires orders of protection and temporary orders of protection issued in family court or in criminal court to be translated by an interpreter into the native language of the parties.

S5941A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5941A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5941--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Rules -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Children and Families in accordance with Senate  Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, the domestic  relations  law
  and the judiciary law, in relation to translation services for certain
  orders by courts of competent jurisdiction

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

  Section 1. Section 530.12 of the criminal procedure law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16.  THE  COURT  OF  COMPETENT  JURISDICTION SHALL PROVIDE TRANSLATION
SERVICES OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION OR TEMPORARY ORDER OF PROTECTION,  AS
PROVIDED  BY  PARAGRAPH  (U)  OF  SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED
TWELVE OF THE JUDICIARY LAW, TO ANY DEFENDANT AND/OR PERSON PROTECTED BY
SUCH ORDER OF PROTECTION WHO IS NOT FLUENT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. SUCH
TRANSLATION, OR THE INABILITY TO TRANSLATE  INTO  A  DEFENDANT'S  NATIVE
LANGUAGE, SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THE ORDER.
  S 2. Section 530.13 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  THE  COURT  OF  COMPETENT  JURISDICTION SHALL PROVIDE TRANSLATION
SERVICES OF AN ORDER OF PROTECTION OR TEMPORARY ORDER OF PROTECTION,  AS
PROVIDED  BY  PARAGRAPH  (U)  OF  SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED
TWELVE OF THE JUDICIARY LAW, TO ANY DEFENDANT AND/OR PERSON PROTECTED BY
SUCH ORDER OF PROTECTION WHO IS NOT FLUENT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. SUCH
TRANSLATION, OR THE INABILITY TO TRANSLATE  INTO  A  DEFENDANT'S  NATIVE
LANGUAGE, SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF THE ORDER.
  S  3.  Subdivision  3  of section 240 of the domestic relations law is
amended by adding a new paragraph a-1 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00095-05-6

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