senate Bill S7976

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Act; repealer

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Mar 06, 2020 referred to finance

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S7976 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10865
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add Art 25 Title 3 §§2560 - 2562, Pub Health L; add §97-bbbbb, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1049, A5505

S7976 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Act; provides findings for evidence-based and evidence-informed health programs from hospital-based and community-based programs; makes an appropriation therefor.

S7976 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7976 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7976

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law and  the  state  finance  law,  in
  relation to the community violence intervention and prevention act; to
  repeal  certain  provisions of the public health law relating thereto;
  and making an appropriation therefor

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "community violence intervention and prevention act".
  § 2. Title 3 of article 25 of the public health law is REPEALED and  a
new title 3 is added to read as follows:
                                 TITLE III
           COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION ACT
SECTION 2560. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
        2561. DEFINITIONS.
        2562. COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION GRANTS.
  §  2560.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS.  THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY  FINDS  AND
DECLARES THAT GUN VIOLENCE AND OTHER  FORMS  OF  VIOLENCE  CONSTITUTE  A
CRISIS  THAT POSES A SERIOUS THREAT TO THE HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF
ALL RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. AN EPIDEMIC OF VIOLENCE IS TEAR-
ING AT THE FABRIC OF LIFE IN MANY URBAN AREAS. THE  LEGISLATURE  FURTHER
FINDS THAT FUNDS FROM THE VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT SHOULD BE USED TO SUPPORT
HOSPITAL  BASED  VIOLENCE  INTERVENTION  PROGRAMS  AND  COMMUNITY  BASED
VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAMS.
  § 2561. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THIS  TITLE,  THE  FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "EVIDENCE-BASED  HEALTH  PROGRAM" MEANS A PROGRAM OR AN INITIATIVE
THAT:
  (A) IS DEVELOPED AND EVALUATED THROUGH SCIENTIFIC  RESEARCH  AND  DATA
COLLECTION;
  (B) USES PUBLIC HEALTH PRINCIPLES THAT DEMONSTRATE MEASURABLE POSITIVE
OUTCOMES IN PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE; AND
  (C) IS IMPLEMENTED BY A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION OR PUBLIC AGENCY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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