assembly Bill A6352

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the division of criminal justice services to check the wanted felon status and other information of people applying for public assistance

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to governmental operations
Mar 16, 2021 referred to governmental operations

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A6352 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §845-e, Exec L; amd §§132 & 145-b, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8882
2013-2014: A4955
2015-2016: A4088
2017-2018: A3481
2019-2020: A5067

A6352 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the division of criminal justice services to check the wanted felon status and probation or parole violator status of people applying for public assistance.

A6352 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6352
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. BARCLAY, J. M. GIGLIO, HAWLEY, MONTESANO, PALMES-
   ANO,  NORRIS,  MANKTELOW,  MORINELLO, BYRNE, BYRNES, B. MILLER, ASHBY,
   GALLAHAN, SALKA, SIMPSON, LAWLER, LEMONDES, BLANKENBUSH -- Multi-Spon-
   sored by -- M. of A.  BROWN, DeSTEFANO, FRIEND, McDONOUGH -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

 AN ACT to amend the executive  law  and  the  social  services  law,  in
   relation  to  requiring  the  division of criminal justice services to
   check the wanted felon status and other information of people applying
   for public assistance
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 845-e
 to read as follows:
   § 845-E. REQUESTS FOR WANTED FELON INFORMATION. 1.  DEFINITIONS.    AS
 USED IN THIS SECTION:
   (A)  "AUTHORIZED  PERSON"  MEANS A COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES, AS
 DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, OR
 ANY ONE OR MORE INDIVIDUALS DESIGNATED BY SUCH COMMISSIONER  AS  AUTHOR-
 IZED  TO  REQUEST,  RECEIVE  AND REVIEW INFORMATION REGARDING THE WANTED
 FELON PORTION OF THE NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION CENTER AND/OR, IF APPLI-
 CABLE, INFORMATION REGARDING AN INDIVIDUAL'S VIOLATION  OF  HIS  OR  HER
 PROBATION OR PAROLE CONDITIONS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.  A COMMISSIONER
 OF  SOCIAL  SERVICES  MAY  DESIGNATE  ONE  OR MORE ADDITIONAL PERSONS AS
 NECESSARY TO SERVE AS AUTHORIZED PERSONS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
   (B) "SUBJECT INDIVIDUAL" MEANS A PERSON WHO  IS  APPLYING  FOR  PUBLIC
 ASSISTANCE  WHOSE  WANTED  FELON  STATUS OR PROBATION OR PAROLE VIOLATOR
 STATUS HAS BEEN REQUESTED PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO  OF
 THE SOCIAL SERVICES LAW.
   (C)  "WANTED FELON" MEANS A PERSON WHO IS FLEEING OR HAS FLED TO AVOID
 PROSECUTION, OR CUSTODY OR CONFINEMENT AFTER CONVICTION, UNDER THE  LAWS
 OF  THE PLACE FROM WHICH THE PERSON FLEES, FOR A CRIME, OR AN ATTEMPT TO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.