Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 02, 2022||
referred to finance
Senate Bill S8222
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S8222 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S8222 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8222 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the criminal justice infrastructure investment grant program; and making an appropri- ation therefor PURPOSE: To create the Criminal Justice Infrastructure Grant Program which appro- priates $500 million to support much needed technological improvements for impacted entities. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section to the executive law and creates the crimi- nal justice infrastructure grant program. This section creates this program within DCJS to award grants to provide hardware and software to be used to assist with discovery, speedy trials and bail; including but not limited to computers, laptops, high speed printers, optical scan-
2021-S8222 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8222 I N S E N A T E February 2, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to creating the criminal justice infrastructure investment grant program; and making an appro- priation therefor 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 839-a to read as follows: § 839-A. CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT GRANT PROGRAM. 1. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED WITHIN THE DIVISION A CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFRAS- TRUCTURE INVESTMENT GRANT PROGRAM TO BE ADMINISTERED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO AWARD GRANTS TO PROVIDE FOR HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE TO BE USED TO ASSIST WITH DISCOVERY, SPEEDY TRIALS AND BAIL INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPUTERS, LAPTOPS, HIGH SPEED PRINTERS, OPTICAL SCANNERS, MODEMS, ROUTERS, HIGH SPEED FIBER OPTICS CABLE, CLOUD STORAGE AND ELECTRONIC MONITORS. 2. ANY DEPARTMENT OF ANY MUNICIPALITY HAVING RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENFORCING THE CRIMINAL LAWS OF THE STATE, ANY COURT IN THE UNIFIED COURT SYSTEM, SHERIFFS' OFFICES AND DISTRICT ATTORNEYS' OFFICES SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO RECEIVE FUNDS FROM THE GRANT PROGRAM PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. A GRANT MAY BE AWARDED UPON SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION TO THE COMMISSIONER AND THERE SHALL BE NO MINIMUM GRANT AMOUNT. 3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH THE FORM AND MANNER IN WHICH APPLICATIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED AND SHALL ESTABLISH GUIDELINES FOR THE PROGRAM. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL REVIEW EACH APPLICATION FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN THE PROGRAM GUIDELINES. THE DEPARTMENT MAY APPROVE OR REJECT EACH APPLICA- TION OR MAY RETURN AN APPLICATION FOR MODIFICATIONS. 4. THE DIVISION SHALL POST ON ITS WEBSITE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WITH REGARDS TO APPLICATIONS APPROVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION: (A) THE NAME OF EACH ENTITY APPROVED TO RECEIVE A GRANT; (B) THE AMOUNT OF EACH GRANT; AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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