Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to codes
|Jan 19, 2021||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S2046
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S2046 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S2046 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2046 SPONSOR: TEDISCO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to requiring that all victim impact statements in New York state be video recorded; and to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring that the members of the parole board and all presiding commissioners for such hearing review all relevant victim impact statements prior to the conduct of a parole hearing PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to ensure all victim impact statements in New York state be video recorded, and require that the members of the parole board review all relevant victim impact statements prior to the conduct of a parole hearing SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
2021-S2046 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2046 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 19, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. TEDISCO, GALLIVAN, HELMING, JORDAN, ORTT, SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to requiring that all victim impact statements in New York state be video recorded; and to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring that the members of the parole board and all presiding commissioners for such hearing review all relevant victim impact statements prior to the conduct of a parole hearing THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 390.30 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chapter 618 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: (b) The report shall also contain a VIDEO RECORDED victim impact statement, unless it appears that such information would be of no rele- vance to the recommendation or court disposition, which shall include an analysis of the victim's version of the offense, the extent of PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL injury or economic loss and the actual out- of-pocket loss to the victim and the views of the victim relating to disposition including the amount of restitution and reparation sought by the victim after the victim has been informed of the right to seek restitution and reparation, subject to the availability of such informa- tion. In the case of a homicide or where the victim is unable to assist in the preparation of the victim impact statement, the information may be acquired from the victim's family OR REPRESENTATIVE. The victim impact statement shall be made available to the victim by the prosecutor pursuant to subdivision two of section 390.50 of this article. Nothing contained in this section shall be interpreted to require that a victim supply information for the preparation of this report. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04234-01-1
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