senate Bill S5511

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing records for protection and advocacy services in a timely manner

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Current Bill Status Via A7686 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S5511
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

S5511 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7686
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

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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