Assembly Bill A4199

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to victims assistance

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-A4199 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5502
Current Committee:
Assembly Governmental Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §646-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A4199, S5502

2023-A4199 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides additional crime victims' rights; requires certain notifications.

2023-A4199 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4199
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. STERN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Governmental Operations
 
 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

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02597-01-3
              

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