assembly Bill A6124

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of a single computerized state DNA identification index and requires municipalities to expunge any DNA record stored in a municipal DNA identification index

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Mar 10, 2021 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

A6124 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1347
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §995-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7818, S6009

A6124 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a single computerized state DNA identification index and requires municipalities to expunge any DNA record stored in a municipal DNA identification index.

A6124 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6124
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ZINERMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the establishment of a
   single computerized state DNA identification index and requiring muni-
   cipalities  to  expunge any DNA record stored in a municipal DNA iden-
   tification index

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions 1, 2, 3 and 9 of section 995-c of the execu-
 tive law, subdivisions 1 and 2 as added by chapter 737 of  the  laws  of
 1994,  subdivision  3  as  amended  by  chapter  19 of the laws of 2012,
 subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (b)  of  subdivision  3  as  amended  by
 section  1 of part A of chapter 55 of the laws of 2012 and subdivision 9
 as amended by chapter 524 of the laws of 2002, are amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   1.  Following  the promulgation of a policy by the commission pursuant
 to subdivision nine of section nine hundred ninety-five-b of this  arti-
 cle,  the  commissioner  of  criminal  justice services is authorized to
 promulgate a plan for the establishment of a SINGLE  computerized  state
 DNA  identification  index  within  the  division  of  criminal  justice
 services. NO COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE, OR MUNICIPALITY, OR ANY ENTITY
 THEREOF, MAY ESTABLISH OR MAINTAIN  A  COMPUTERIZED  DNA  IDENTIFICATION
 INDEX.
   2. Following the review and approval of the plan by the DNA subcommit-
 tee  and  the commission and the filing of such plan with the speaker of
 the assembly and the temporary president of the senate, the commissioner
 of criminal justice services is hereby authorized to establish a  SINGLE
 computerized  state  DNA identification index pursuant to the provisions
 of this article.
   3. (a) Any designated offender subsequent to conviction and sentencing
 for a crime specified in subdivision seven of section nine hundred nine-

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