senate Bill S6353

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of a "child victim" and to awards for certain child victims

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Current Bill Status Via A7051 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 21, 2019 signed chap.178
Aug 12, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1451
substituted for s6353
Jun 17, 2019 substituted by a7051
ordered to third reading cal.1451
Jun 06, 2019 referred to rules

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S6353 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7051
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§621 & 631, Exec L

S6353 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of a "child victim" and to awards for certain child victims.

S6353 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6353 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6353

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MONTGOMERY, PERSAUD -- (at request of the Office of
  Victim Services) -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to the definition of
  "child victims" and to awards for certain child victims

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  11  of  section 621 of the executive law, as
amended by chapter 56 of the  laws  of  1988,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  11.  For  purposes  of this article "child victim" shall mean a person
less than  eighteen  years  of  age  who  suffers  physical,  mental  or
emotional  injury,  or  loss or damage, as a direct result of a crime OR
ANY VIOLATION LISTED IN SUBDIVISION TWELVE OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED  THIR-
TY-ONE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  or  as a result of witnessing a crime OR ANY
VIOLATION LISTED IN SUBDIVISION TWELVE OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE
OF THIS ARTICLE.
  § 2. Subdivision 17 of section 631 of the executive law, as  added  by
chapter 272 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  17. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section,
where  a child victim has not been physically injured as a direct result
of a crime OR  ANY  VIOLATION  LISTED  IN  SUBDIVISION  TWELVE  OF  THIS
SECTION, or has witnessed a crime OR ANY VIOLATION LISTED IN SUBDIVISION
TWELVE  OF THIS SECTION in which no physical injury occurred, the claim-
ant shall only be eligible for an award that includes  the  unreimbursed
cost  of  repair  or  replacement  of essential personal property of the
child victim that has been lost, damaged or destroyed as a direct result
of a crime OR  ANY  VIOLATION  LISTED  IN  SUBDIVISION  TWELVE  OF  THIS
SECTION,  transportation expenses incurred by the claimant for necessary
court appearances of the child victim in connection with the prosecution
of such crimes, and, if counseling is commenced within one year from the

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

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