senate Bill S6

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a pilot program for the filing of petitions for temporary orders of protection by electronic means

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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
Oct 21, 2015 signed chap.367
Oct 20, 2015 delivered to governor
Apr 28, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
Apr 22, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.160
substituted for a6262
Jan 12, 2015 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.6
Jan 07, 2015 referred to rules

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S6 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6262
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §153-c, Fam Ct Act; amd §212, Judy L; amd §648, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S5878

S6 - Summary

Establishes a pilot program for the filing of petitions for temporary orders of protection by electronic means and for issuance of such orders ex parte by audio-visual means.

S6 - Sponsor Memo

S6 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                    6

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. YOUNG, SAVINO, LITTLE, RITCHIE, MARCHIONE, ROBACH,
  HANNON -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT to amend the family court act and the judiciary law, in relation
  to establishing a pilot program for the filing of petitions for tempo-
  rary orders of protection by electronic means and for issuance of such
  orders ex parte by audio-visual means and to amend the executive  law,
  in  relation  to  review and reports by the chief administrator of the
  courts

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

  Section  1. Section 153-c of the family court act, as added by chapter
416 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
  S 153-c. Temporary order of protection. (A) Any  person  appearing  at
family  court  when  the  court  is open requesting a temporary order of
protection under any article of this act shall be  entitled  to  file  a
petition  without delay on the same day such person first appears at the
family court, and a hearing on that request shall be held  on  the  same
day  or  the next day that the family court is open following the filing
of such petition.
  (B) AS PROVIDED IN  THIS  SECTION,  THE  CHIEF  ADMINISTRATOR  OF  THE
COURTS, WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD OF THE COURTS, MAY
PROMULGATE  RULES  TO  ESTABLISH  AND  IMPLEMENT A PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE
FILING OF PETITIONS FOR TEMPORARY ORDERS  OF  PROTECTION  BY  ELECTRONIC
MEANS AND FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH ORDERS EX PARTE BY AUDIO-VISUAL MEANS
IN  ORDER  TO ACCOMMODATE LITIGANTS FOR WHOM ATTENDANCE AT COURT TO FILE
FOR, AND OBTAIN, EMERGENCY RELIEF WOULD CONSTITUTE AN UNDUE HARDSHIP  OR
TO  ACCOMMODATE  LITIGANTS,  FOR  WHOM TRAVELING TO AND APPEARING IN THE
COURTHOUSE TO OBTAIN EMERGENCY RELIEF, CREATES A RISK OF  HARM  TO  SUCH
LITIGANT.
  (1) DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07122-01-5