Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 11, 2023||
recommit, enacting clause stricken
|Feb 09, 2023||
referred to children and families
Senate Bill S4474
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S4474 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S4474 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4474 SPONSOR: ROLISON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the family court act and the criminal procedure law, in relation to orders of protection PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:. Enacts "Melanie's law"; relates to orders of protection; allows courts to issue orders of protection for immediate family members or househould members of the named victims, regardless of age. Section 1: Provides for the short title of this act, which shall be known and may be cited as "Melanie's Law." Section 2: Amends the family court act to expand the definition of "members of the same family or household" to include persons who are related by consanguinity or affinity to parties who are or have been in an intimate relationship. Section 3: Amends the criminal procedure law to expand the definition of
2023-S4474 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4474 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 9, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ROLISON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the family court act and the criminal procedure law, in relation to orders of protection THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Melanie's law". § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 812 of the family court act, as amended by chapter 326 of the laws of 2008, the opening paragraph as amended by chapter 109 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: 1. Jurisdiction. The family court and the criminal courts shall have concurrent jurisdiction over any proceeding concerning acts which would constitute disorderly conduct, unlawful dissemination or publication of an intimate image, harassment in the first degree, harassment in the second degree, aggravated harassment in the second degree, sexual misconduct, forcible touching, sexual abuse in the third degree, sexual abuse in the second degree as set forth in subdivision one of section 130.60 of the penal law, stalking in the first degree, stalking in the second degree, stalking in the third degree, stalking in the fourth degree, criminal mischief, menacing in the second degree, menacing in the third degree, reckless endangerment, criminal obstruction of breath- ing or blood circulation, strangulation in the second degree, strangula- tion in the first degree, assault in the second degree, assault in the third degree, an attempted assault, identity theft in the first degree, identity theft in the second degree, identity theft in the third degree, grand larceny in the fourth degree, grand larceny in the third degree, coercion in the second degree or coercion in the third degree as set forth in subdivisions one, two and three of section 135.60 of the penal law between spouses or former spouses, or between parent and child or between members of the same family or household except that if the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04914-01-3
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