senate Bill S4157

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to raising the age for prosecution of certain crimes

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
Feb 03, 2017 referred to judiciary


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S4157 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd Fam Ct Act, generally; amd §§153-k, 371, 398, 404 & 409-a, add Art 6 Title 12 §§458-m & 458-n, Soc Serv L; amd §§30.00, 60.02, 60.10, 70.05, 70.20, 70.30 & 10.00, Pen L; amd §74, Chap 3 of 1995; amd CP L, generally; amd §500-a, rpld §500-b sub 4, sub 8 ¶(c) sub¶ 3, §500-b sub 13, Cor L; amd §3214, Ed L; amd Exec L, generally; amd §§109-c & 510, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S5642, A7642

S4157 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to raising the age for prosecution of certain crimes; amends the definitions for juvenile delinquent, persons in need of supervision, infant and juvenile offender; creates a youth part for certain proceedings involving juvenile offenders; and establishes that no county jail be used for the confinement of persons under the age of eighteen.

S4157 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4157 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2017

  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  family  court  act, in relation to family court
  proceedings, jurisdiction of the court,  the  definition  of  juvenile
  delinquent,  the definition of a designated felony act, the procedures
  regarding the adjustment of  cases  from  criminal  courts  to  family
  court,  the age at which children may be tried as an adult for various
  felonies, and the manner in which courts  handle  juvenile  delinquent
  cases;  to  amend  the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to state
  reimbursement for expenditures made by social services  districts  for
  various services; to amend the social services law, in relation to the
  definitions of juvenile delinquent and persons in need of supervision;
  to  amend  the penal law, in relation to the definition of infancy and
  the authorized dispositions, sentences, and  periods  of  post-release
  supervision  for juvenile offenders; to amend chapter 3 of the laws of
  1995, enacting the sentencing reform  act  of  1995,  in  relation  to
  extending  the  expiration  of  certain provisions of such chapter; to
  amend the criminal procedure law, in relation  to  the  definition  of
  juvenile offender; to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to
  the  arrest  of  a juvenile offender without a warrant; in relation to
  conditional sealing of certain convictions; in relation to removal  of
  certain  proceedings  to  family  court;  in  relation  to  joinder of
  offenses and consolidation of indictments; in relation to  appearances
  and  hearings  for  and  placements  of certain juvenile offenders; in
  relation to raising the age for juvenile offender status; in  relation
  to  creating  a  youth part for certain proceedings involving juvenile
  offenders; to amend the correction law, in relation to requiring  that
  no county jail be used for the confinement of persons under the age of
  eighteen; to amend the education law, in relation to certain contracts
  with  the  office of children and family services; to amend the educa-
  tion law, in relation to the possession of a gun on school grounds  by
  a  student; to amend the executive law, in relation to persons in need

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