|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.754
substituted for s5511
|Jun 20, 2019||substituted by a7686|
|May 20, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 15, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 14, 2019||1st report cal.754|
|May 03, 2019||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S5511
Current Bill Status Via A7686 - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5511 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Correction Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §626, Cor L
S5511 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to providing records for protection and advocacy services in a timely manner of not longer than three business days upon written request and within twenty-four hours when there is probable cause to believe the health or safety of an individual is in serious or immediate jeopardy.
S5511 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5511 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to providing records for protection and advocacy services in a timely manner PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To provide records to the organization appointed by the governor to act as the federally-mandated protection and advocacy organization repres- enting disabled New Yorkers. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the correction law by adding a new section 626 to instruct DOCCS to provide records to the protection and advocacy organ- ization within three days of the receipt of a records request. Section 2 is the effective date.
S5511 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5511 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 3, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to providing records for protection and advocacy services in a timely manner THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 626 to read as follows: § 626. RECORDS FOR PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SERVICES. 1. UPON RECEIPT OF A WRITTEN REQUEST FOR RECORDS FROM THE ORGANIZATION DESIGNATED BY THE GOVERNOR PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (B) OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW TO PROVIDE PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SERVICES AND ADMINISTER THE PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SYSTEM, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL FURNISH ACCESS TO AND PROVIDE COPIES OF SUCH RECORDS TO SUCH ORGANIZA- TION NOT LATER THAN THREE BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE RECEIPT OF SUCH REQUEST. IF SUCH ORGANIZATION STATES IN ITS WRITTEN REQUEST THAT THERE IS PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THE HEALTH OR SAFETY OF AN INDIVIDUAL IS IN SERIOUS AND IMMEDIATE JEOPARDY OR IN THE CASE OF THE DEATH OF AN INDI- VIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL FURNISH ACCESS TO AND PROVIDE COPIES OF SUCH RECORDS WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF THE RECEIPT OF SUCH WRITTEN REQUEST. 2. COPIES OF RECORDS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE FREE OF CHARGE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11464-01-9
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