Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 11, 2023||
referred to codes
Assembly Bill A6459
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A6459 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A6459 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6459 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y April 11, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD, BRABENEC -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to allowing victim impact statements in New York state be video recorded; and to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring that the members of the parole board and all presiding commissioners for such hearing review all relevant victim impact statements prior to the conduct of a parole hearing THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 390.30 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chapter 618 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: (b) The report shall also contain a victim impact statement, unless it appears that such information would be of no relevance to the recommen- dation or court disposition, which shall include an analysis of the victim's version of the offense, the extent of injury or economic loss and the actual out-of-pocket loss to the victim and the views of the victim relating to disposition including the amount of restitution and reparation sought by the victim after the victim has been informed of the right to seek restitution and reparation, subject to the availabili- ty of such information. In the case of a homicide or where the victim is unable to assist in the preparation of the victim impact statement, the information may be acquired from the victim's family OR REPRESENTATIVE. The victim impact statement shall be made available to the victim by the prosecutor pursuant to subdivision two of section 390.50 of this arti- cle. Nothing contained in this section shall be interpreted to require that a victim supply information for the preparation of this report. § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 440.50 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chapter 322 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04782-04-3
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