senate Bill S7867A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence collection kits used to collect and preserve evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.707
substituted for a9596a
May 31, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 25, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1547
May 17, 2022 reported and committed to rules
May 11, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Mar 29, 2022 print number 7867a
Mar 29, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Jan 14, 2022 referred to health

Votes

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May 25, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7867A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 17, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S7867A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 9, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S7867A
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

S7867 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9596
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2805-i, Pub Health L

S7867 - Summary

Directs the division of criminal justice services in consultation with the department of health, office of victim services, division of state police, and the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Abuse to develop and implement a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence collection kits used to collect and preserve evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense.

S7867 - Sponsor Memo

S7867 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7867
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  implementing  a
   statewide electronic tracking system for evidence collection kits used
   to  collect  and  preserve  evidence  of a sexual assault or other sex
   offense

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  2805-i  of  the  public health law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8. (A) THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES IN CONSULTATION  WITH
 THE DEPARTMENT, THE OFFICE OF VICTIM SERVICES, AND THE DIVISION OF STATE
 POLICE  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND  IMPLEMENT  A  STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC TRACKING
 SYSTEM FOR  EVIDENCE  COLLECTION  KITS  USED  TO  COLLECT  AND  PRESERVE
 EVIDENCE OF A SEXUAL ASSAULT OR OTHER SEX OFFENSE.
   (B)  THE  DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES SHALL IMPLEMENT PROTO-
 COLS AND ADMINISTER THE STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC TRACKING SYSTEM. THE  DIVI-
 SION  OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND GUIDELINES
 TO ENSURE THAT PREVIOUSLY UNTESTED SEXUAL  ASSAULT  EVIDENCE  COLLECTION
 KITS  ARE TRACKABLE AND ARE ENTERED INTO THE STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC TRACK-
 ING SYSTEM DEVELOPED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION,  AND  THAT  SURVIVORS
 ARE GIVEN NOTICE OF HOW THEY MAY TRACK THEIR OWN SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE
 COLLECTION KIT. ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, MEDICAL PROVIDER OR FORENSIC
 LABORATORY  THAT HAS IN ITS CUSTODY A PREVIOUSLY UNTESTED SEXUAL ASSAULT
 EVIDENCE COLLECTION KIT USED FOR A FORENSIC  MEDICAL  EXAMINATION  SHALL
 COMPLY  WITH THE ESTABLISHED PROTOCOLS, RULES AND GUIDELINES RELATING TO
 ALL SUCH UNTESTED SEXUAL ASSAULT  EVIDENCE  COLLECTION  KITS.    TO  THE
 EXTENT  PRACTICABLE,  IN COLLABORATION WITH RAPE CRISIS AND LOCAL VICTIM
 ASSISTANCE ORGANIZATIONS, AND CONSISTENT WITH PROTECTING  VICTIM  CONFI-
 DENTIALITY  FOR  UNREPORTED  SEXUAL  ASSAULTS,  A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
 HAVING  CUSTODY  OF  A  PREVIOUSLY  UNTESTED  SEXUAL  ASSAULT   EVIDENCE
 COLLECTION  KIT  SHALL  TAKE  REASONABLE MEASURES TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE
 TRACKING INFORMATION TO THE AFFECTED SURVIVOR.
   (C) THE STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC TRACKING SYSTEM SHALL:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S7867A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9596
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2805-i, Pub Health L

S7867A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the division of criminal justice services in consultation with the department of health, office of victim services, division of state police, and the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Abuse to develop and implement a statewide electronic tracking system for evidence collection kits used to collect and preserve evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense.

S7867A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7867A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7867--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BIAGGI, CLEARE, GAUGHRAN, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, MYRIE
   -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
   the Committee on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  implementing  a
   statewide electronic tracking system for evidence collection kits used
   to  collect  and  preserve  evidence  of a sexual assault or other sex
   offense
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section  2805-i  of  the  public health law is amended by
 adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
   8. (A) THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES IN CONSULTATION  WITH
 THE  DEPARTMENT,  THE  OFFICE  OF VICTIM SERVICES, THE DIVISION OF STATE
 POLICE, AND THE NEW YORK STATE COALITION AGAINST  SEXUAL  ASSAULT  SHALL
 DEVELOP  AND  IMPLEMENT  A  STATEWIDE  ELECTRONIC  TRACKING  SYSTEM  FOR
 EVIDENCE COLLECTION KITS USED TO COLLECT  AND  PRESERVE  EVIDENCE  OF  A
 SEXUAL ASSAULT OR OTHER SEX OFFENSE.
   (B)  THE  DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES SHALL IMPLEMENT PROTO-
 COLS AND ADMINISTER THE STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC TRACKING SYSTEM. THE  DIVI-
 SION  OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND GUIDELINES
 TO ENSURE THAT PREVIOUSLY UNTESTED SEXUAL  ASSAULT  EVIDENCE  COLLECTION
 KITS  ARE TRACKABLE AND ARE ENTERED INTO THE STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC TRACK-
 ING SYSTEM DEVELOPED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION,  AND  THAT  SURVIVORS
 ARE GIVEN NOTICE OF HOW THEY MAY TRACK THEIR OWN SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE
 COLLECTION KIT. ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, MEDICAL PROVIDER OR FORENSIC
 LABORATORY  THAT HAS IN ITS CUSTODY A PREVIOUSLY UNTESTED SEXUAL ASSAULT
 EVIDENCE COLLECTION KIT USED FOR A FORENSIC  MEDICAL  EXAMINATION  SHALL
 COMPLY  WITH THE ESTABLISHED PROTOCOLS, RULES AND GUIDELINES RELATING TO
 ALL SUCH UNTESTED SEXUAL ASSAULT  EVIDENCE  COLLECTION  KITS.    TO  THE
 EXTENT  PRACTICABLE,  IN COLLABORATION WITH RAPE CRISIS AND LOCAL VICTIM
 ASSISTANCE ORGANIZATIONS, AND CONSISTENT WITH PROTECTING  VICTIM  CONFI-
 DENTIALITY  FOR  UNREPORTED  SEXUAL  ASSAULTS,  A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
 HAVING  CUSTODY  OF  A  PREVIOUSLY  UNTESTED  SEXUAL  ASSAULT   EVIDENCE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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