senate Bill S1049

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S1049 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5505
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 22-A §§637-a - 637-c, Exec L; add §97-bbbbb, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7976, A10865

S1049 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Act; provides findings for evidence-based and evidence-informed health programs from hospital-based and community-based programs.

S1049 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1049 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1049
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- 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 and the state finance law, in relation
   to the community violence intervention and prevention act

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "community violence intervention and prevention act".
   § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new article 22-A to read
 as follows:
                                ARTICLE 22-A
            COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION ACT
 SECTION 637-A. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
         637-B. DEFINITIONS.
         637-C. COMMUNITY VIOLENCE INTERVENTION AND PREVENTION GRANTS.
   §  637-A.  LEGISLATIVE  FINDINGS.  THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY  FINDS AND
 DECLARES THAT GUN VIOLENCE AND OTHER  FORMS  OF  VIOLENCE  CONSTITUTE  A
 CRISIS  THAT POSES A SERIOUS THREAT TO THE HEALTH AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF
 ALL RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. AN EPIDEMIC OF VIOLENCE IS TEAR-
 ING AT THE FABRIC OF LIFE IN MANY URBAN AREAS. THE  LEGISLATURE  FURTHER
 FINDS THAT FUNDS FROM THE VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT SHOULD BE USED TO SUPPORT
 HOSPITAL  BASED  VIOLENCE  INTERVENTION  PROGRAMS  AND  COMMUNITY  BASED
 VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAMS.
   § 637-B. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE  FOLLOWING
 TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   1.  "EVIDENCE-BASED  HEALTH  PROGRAM" MEANS A PROGRAM OR AN INITIATIVE
 THAT:
   (A) IS DEVELOPED AND EVALUATED THROUGH SCIENTIFIC  RESEARCH  AND  DATA
 COLLECTION;

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02491-02-1

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