Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 24, 2022||
referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Senate Bill S9397
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S9397 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S9397 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9397 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to certain notifications and the rights of crime victims PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires a sentencing judge or district attorney, upon conviction for an offense involving state prison time, to provide the victims of said crime with an informational sheet explaining their rights. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: amends section 646-a of the executive law, as added by chap- ter 67 of the laws of 1994, subdivisions 1, 3 and 4 as amended by section 35 of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws 2010, and paragraph (g) of subdivision 2 as added by chapter 186 of the laws of 2005. Section 2: sets the effective date.
2021-S9397 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9397 I N S E N A T E May 24, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- 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 executive law, in relation to certain notifications and the rights of crime victims THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 646-a of the executive law, as added by chapter 67 of the laws of 1994, subdivisions 1, 3 and 4 as amended by section 35 of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, and paragraph (g) of subdi- vision 2 as added by chapter 186 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: § 646-a. Information relative to the fair treatment standards; pamphlet. 1. The district attorney OR THE COURT shall provide the victim, PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF A MINOR, OR A SURVIVING FAMILY MEMBER IN THE CASE OF HOMICIDE, at the TIME OF SENTENCING OR AT THE earliest time possible, with an informational pamphlet detailing the rights of crime victims which shall be prepared by the division of criminal justice services in consultation with the director of the office of victim services AND THE OFFICE OF VICTIM ASSISTANCE, and distributed to each district attorney's office. 2. The pamphlet shall summarize provisions of this article. It shall also include specific information with appropriate statutory references on the following: (a) the rights of crime victims to compensation and services; (b) the rights of crime victims to routine notification of judicial proceedings relating to their case as provided in section six hundred forty-one of this article, in section 330.20, [and] section 440.50 AND SECTION 380.50 of the criminal procedure law [and section one hundred forty-nine-a of the correction law]; (c) the rights of crime victims to be protected from intimidation and to have the court, where appropriate, issue protective orders as provided in sections 530.12 and 530.13 of the criminal procedure law and sections 215.15, 215.16 and 215.17 of the penal law; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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