senate Bill S980

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the processing and maintenance of sexual offense evidence kits

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • 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
Feb 01, 2017 signed chap.6
Jan 24, 2017 delivered to governor
Jan 18, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jan 10, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.4
substituted for a375
Jan 09, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.13
Jan 05, 2017 referred to rules

S980 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A375
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §838-a, Exec L; amd §2, Chap of 2016 (as proposed in S.8117 & A.10067-A)
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8236, A10760

S980 - Summary

Relates to the processing and maintenance of sexual offense evidence kits.

S980 - Sponsor Memo

S980 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   980

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law and a chapter  of  the  laws  of  2016
  amending the executive law, relating to the processing and maintenance
  of  sexual  offense  evidence  kits,  as proposed in legislative bills
  numbers A.10067-A and S.8117, in relation to making  technical  amend-
  ments

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 838-a of the executive law, as added by a chap-
ter of the laws of 2016, amending the executive law relating to process-
ing and maintenance of sexual offense  evidence  kits,  as  proposed  in
legislative  bills  numbers  A.10067-A and S.8117, is amended to read as
follows:
  S 838-a. Maintenance of sexual offense evidence kits. 1. The following
requirements shall apply to all sexual offense evidence kits surrendered
to or collected by, at the request of, or with cooperation of [an agency
engaged in a law enforcement function in the state] A POLICE  AGENCY  OR
PROSECUTORIAL AGENCY:
  (a)  Each such POLICE agency [engaged in a law enforcement function in
the state] AND PROSECUTORIAL AGENCY  shall  submit  any  sexual  offense
evidence kits in its custody or control to an appropriate forensic labo-
ratory within ten days of receipt.
  (b)  Each  forensic  laboratory receiving sexual offense evidence kits
after the effective date of this  section  shall  ASSESS  CASE  SPECIFIC
INFORMATION  FOR  COMBINED  DNA INDEX SYSTEM (CODIS) ELIGIBILITY AND, IF
ELIGIBLE, ANALYZE THE KITS AND ATTEMPT TO develop  [Combined  DNA  Index
System  (CODIS)]  CODIS  eligible profiles of any potential perpetrators
from the evidence [tested and, within ninety days after receipt of  such
kit,]  SUBMITTED.  THE  FORENSIC  LAB  SHALL  report  the results to the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07066-01-7

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