|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 14, 2019||referred to governmental operations|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.683
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 07, 2019||referred to finance|
|May 01, 2019||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S5443
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5443 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§621 & 631, Exec L
S5443 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5443 SPONSOR: PERSAUD TITLE OF BILL: An act AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the reimbursement of employment-related transportation expenses necessary as the result of a crime PURPOSE OF THE BILL The purpose of this measure is to define "employment-related transporta- tion expenses" as the costs in excess of those normally incurred by a person, due to their personal physical injury(ies) as the result of a crime. OVS would reimburse such reasonable expenses, capped at $2,500, for the period of time necessary, as determined by the relevant medical information. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS Section one would add a new subdivision 25 to section 621 of the Execu- tive Law, creating the definition of "employment-related transportation expenses."
S5443 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5443 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 1, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERSAUD -- (at request of the Office of Victim Services) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the reimburse- ment of employment-related transportation expenses necessary as the result of a crime THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 621 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 25 to read as follows: 25. "EMPLOYMENT-RELATED TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES" SHALL MEAN THE COSTS IN EXCESS OF THOSE NORMALLY EXPENDED BY A VICTIM TO GET TO AND FROM THEIR PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT, DUE TO THE PERSONAL PHYSICAL INJURIES SUSTAINED AS A DIRECT RESULT OF THE CRIME UPON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED. IF REQUIRED BY LAW, SUCH PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT SHALL BE REPORTED TO THE APPROPRIATE TAXING AUTHORITY. SUCH COSTS SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE PURCHASE, LEASE OR RENTAL OF A VEHICLE. § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 631 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 494 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: 2. Any award made pursuant to this article shall be in an amount not exceeding out-of-pocket expenses, including indebtedness reasonably incurred for medical or other services necessary as a result of the injury upon which the claim is based; loss of earnings or support resulting from such injury not to exceed thirty thousand dollars; loss of savings not to exceed thirty thousand dollars; burial expenses not exceeding six thousand dollars of a victim who died on or after November first, nineteen ninety-six as a direct result of a crime; the costs of crime scene cleanup and securing of a crime scene not exceeding twenty- five hundred dollars; reasonable relocation expenses not exceeding twen- ty-five hundred dollars; REASONABLE EMPLOYMENT-RELATED TRANSPORTATION EXPENSES, NOT EXCEEDING TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS and the unreimbursed EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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