senate Bill S6200

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for family members of a crime victim and interested parties to make statements to members of the parole board

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 01, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 30, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.875
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 14, 2018 print number 6200a
Feb 14, 2018 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2017 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2017 1st report cal.1318
May 11, 2017 referred to codes

Votes

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Apr 30, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S6200A
24
1
committee
24
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 23, 2017 - Codes committee Vote

S6200
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: May 23, 2017

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S6200 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8444
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §440.50, CP L; amd §259-i, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S730
2011-2012: S2946
2013-2014: S4153
2015-2016: S4625
2019-2020: S1782

S6200 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for family members of a crime victim and interested parties to make statements to members of the parole board; provides that such oral statement shall be made to the members of the state board of parole who will determine whether the defendant is released.

S6200 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6200 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6200

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  requiring  that all family members of a crime victim and
  all interested parties who want to give a victim impact  statement  to
  parole board members be allowed to do so

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

  Section 1. Section 440.50 of the criminal procedure law, as  added  by
chapter  496 of the laws of 1978, subdivision 1 as amended by section 80
of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011,  and  subdivi-
sion  2 as amended by chapter 14 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read
as follows:
§ 440.50 Notice to crime victims, FAMILY MEMBERS OF A CRIME VICTIM OR AN
           INTERESTED PARTY of case disposition.
  1. Upon the request of a victim of a crime, A FAMILY MEMBER OF A CRIME
VICTIM OR AN INTERESTED PARTY, or in any event in all cases in which the
final disposition includes a conviction of a violent felony  offense  as
defined in section 70.02 of the penal law or a felony defined in article
one hundred twenty-five of such law, the district attorney shall, within
sixty  days of the final disposition of the case, inform the victim OR A
FAMILY MEMBER OF A CRIME VICTIM OR AN INTERESTED PARTY WHO  REQUESTS  TO
BE  INFORMED by letter of such final disposition. If such final disposi-
tion results in the commitment of the defendant to the  custody  of  the
department of corrections and community supervision for an indeterminate
sentence,  the notice provided to the crime victim, A FAMILY MEMBER OF A
CRIME VICTIM OR AN INTERESTED PARTY shall also inform [the  victim]  HIM
OR  HER  of  his  or her right to submit a written, audiotaped, or vide-
otaped victim impact statement to  the  department  of  corrections  and
community  supervision  or to meet personally with [a member] MEMBERS of
the state board of parole WHO WILL DETERMINE WHETHER  THE  DEFENDANT  IS

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

Co-Sponsors

S6200A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8444
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §440.50, CP L; amd §259-i, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S730
2011-2012: S2946
2013-2014: S4153
2015-2016: S4625
2019-2020: S1782

S6200A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for family members of a crime victim and interested parties to make statements to members of the parole board; provides that such oral statement shall be made to the members of the state board of parole who will determine whether the defendant is released.

S6200A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6200A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6200--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA, HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee  on Codes 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 and the executive law, in
  relation to requiring that all family members of a  crime  victim  and
  all  interested  parties who want to give a victim impact statement to
  parole board members be allowed to do so

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

  Section  1.  Section 440.50 of the criminal procedure law, as added by
chapter 496 of the laws of 1978, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 193
of the laws of 2017, and subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 14  of  the
laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
§ 440.50 Notice to crime victims, FAMILY MEMBERS OF A CRIME VICTIM OR AN
           INTERESTED PARTY of case disposition.
  1. Upon the request of a victim of a crime, A FAMILY MEMBER OF A CRIME
VICTIM OR AN INTERESTED PARTY, or in any event in all cases in which the
final  disposition  includes a conviction of a violent felony offense as
defined in section 70.02 of the penal law, a felony defined  in  article
one  hundred twenty-five of such law, or a felony defined in article one
hundred thirty of such law, the district attorney  shall,  within  sixty
days of the final disposition of the case, inform the victim OR A FAMILY
MEMBER  OF  A  CRIME  VICTIM  OR  AN INTERESTED PARTY WHO REQUESTS TO BE
INFORMED by letter of such final disposition. If such final  disposition
results in the commitment of the defendant to the custody of the depart-
ment  of  corrections  and  community  supervision  for an indeterminate
sentence, the notice provided to the crime victim, A FAMILY MEMBER OF  A
CRIME  VICTIM  OR AN INTERESTED PARTY shall also inform [the victim] HIM
OR HER of his or her right to submit a  written,  audiotaped,  or  vide-

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

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