assembly Bill A5775A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "safe way home act"

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Current Bill Status Via S3966 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 23, 2019 approval memo.83
signed chap.737
Dec 20, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.356
substituted for a5775a
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by s3966a
Jun 17, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.356
rules report cal.356
reported
Jun 14, 2019 reported referred to rules
May 30, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
May 21, 2019 reported referred to codes
Apr 02, 2019 print number 5775a
Apr 02, 2019 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Feb 19, 2019 referred to governmental operations

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S3966A
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 7, 2019 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S3966A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 7, 2019

aye wr (1)

A5775 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3966
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §631-b, Exec L

A5775 - Summary

Relates to enacting the "safe way home act"; provides that sexual assault crime victims and crime victim advocates shall be entitled to free transportation to and from medical facilities such sexual assault crime victims had received initial victim services from.

A5775 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5775

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the "safe way
  home act"

  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 "safe way home act".
  §  2.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 631-b to
read as follows:
  § 631-B. SAFE WAY HOME TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM.    NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW, WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED FOR THAT PURPOSE,
SEXUAL ASSAULT CRIME VICTIMS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO TRANSPORTATION FREE OF
CHARGE FROM ANY MEDICAL FACILITY IN  THE  STATE  IN  WHICH  SUCH  SEXUAL
ASSAULT  CRIME  VICTIM RECEIVED MEDICAL SERVICES. ANY CRIME VICTIM ADVO-
CATE ASSISTING A SEXUAL ASSAULT CRIME VICTIM AT A MEDICAL FACILITY SHALL
ALSO BE ENTITLED TO TRANSPORTATION FREE  OF  CHARGE  TO  AND  FROM  SUCH
MEDICAL  FACILITY.    THE  OFFICE  IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE RULES AND
REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09283-01-9

A5775A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3966
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §631-b, Exec L

A5775A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to enacting the "safe way home act"; provides that sexual assault crime victims and crime victim advocates shall be entitled to free transportation to and from medical facilities such sexual assault crime victims had received initial victim services from.

A5775A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5775--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the "safe way
  home act"

  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 "safe way home act".
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a  new  section  631-b  to
read as follows:
  §  631-B.  SAFE  WAY HOME TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED  FOR  THAT  PURPOSE,
SEXUAL ASSAULT CRIME VICTIMS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO TRANSPORTATION FREE OF
CHARGE  FROM  ANY  MEDICAL  FACILITY  IN  THE STATE IN WHICH SUCH SEXUAL
ASSAULT CRIME VICTIM RECEIVED INITIAL MEDICAL SERVICES. ANY CRIME VICTIM
ADVOCATE ASSISTING A SEXUAL ASSAULT CRIME VICTIM AT A  MEDICAL  FACILITY
AT  THE  INITIAL  DELIVERY OF MEDICAL SERVICES SHALL ALSO BE ENTITLED TO
TRANSPORTATION FREE OF CHARGE TO AND FROM SUCH MEDICAL  FACILITY.    THE
OFFICE  IS  AUTHORIZED  TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
on or before such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09283-03-9