senate Bill S952

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the New York child victim reconciliation and compensation fund, the statute of limitations for sex offenses, and to the reporting of child abuse

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2019 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 09, 2019 referred to finance

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S952 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17 §§300 - 307, St Fin L; amd §30.10, CP L; amd §413, add Art 6 Title 6-B §§429-a - 429-d; Soc Serv L; add §113, BC L; add §116, N-PC L; add §28, Rel Corp L; add §6, Coop Corps L; amd Part J §14, Chap 62 of 2003
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8736

S952 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the New York child victim reconciliation and compensation fund; relates to the statute of limitations for sex offenses committed against a child; relates to the reporting of child abuse; relates to child protection and criminal history searches (view more) and relates to providing for the reimbursement of not-for-profit corporations for fees collected for criminal history searches by the office of court administration.

S952 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S952 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   952

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  AMEDORE, FELDER, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, GRIFFO,
  HELMING, JACOBS, LANZA, LITTLE, ORTT,  RANZENHOFER,  RITCHIE,  ROBACH,
  SERINO,  SEWARD,  TEDISCO  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to  establishing  the
  New  York  child victim reconciliation and compensation fund; to amend
  the criminal procedure law, in relation to the statute of  limitations
  for  sex  offenses  committed  against  a  child;  to amend the social
  services law, in relation to the reporting of child  abuse;  to  amend
  the  business corporation law, the not-for-profit corporation law, the
  religious corporations law and the cooperative  corporations  law,  in
  relation  to  child  protection  and criminal history searches; and to
  amend part J of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003 amending the county law
  and other laws relating to fees collected, in  relation  to  providing
  for   the   reimbursement  of  not-for-profit  corporations  for  fees
  collected for criminal history searches by the office of court  admin-
  istration

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The Legislature hereby finds  that  a
number  of individuals within the state have been unable to seek redress
for sexual abuse suffered as a child. Due to the unique nature of  child
sexual abuse and fears of reprisal, child victims often suffer for years
in  silence  and  are often unable to comprehend the fact that they have
been victimized. This can lead to repression  of  the  abuse  and  often
results  in  the  victim's  confusion, anger and associated difficulties
later in life. Due to the nature of abuse a victim has been subject  to,
and  their  perceived  or actual inability to pursue legal action at the
time of the abuse, many victims have been psychologically unable to file
a civil litigation claim within the requisite  statute  of  limitations.
Due to the amount of time that may have transpired since the instance or

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

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