senate Bill S4742

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to timely approval of capital improvement projects by the department of education

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2015 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1537
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 15, 2015 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S4742 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7041
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §408, Ed L

S4742 - Summary

Requires timely approval of capital improvement projects by the department of education.

S4742 - Sponsor Memo

S4742 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4742

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  approval  of  capital
  improvement projects by the department of education

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 408 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. A. THE DEPARTMENT  SHALL  COMPLETE  AND  RETURN  THEIR  REVIEW,  IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, OF ANY LOCALLY APPROVED
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF  RECEIVING
A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
  B.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT" SHALL MEAN
(I) ANY PHYSICAL PUBLIC BETTERMENT OR  IMPROVEMENT  OR  ANY  PRELIMINARY
STUDIES AND SURVEYS RELATIVE THERETO, OR
  (II) LAND OR RIGHTS IN LAND, OR
  (III) ANY FURNISHINGS, MACHINERY, APPARATUS OR EQUIPMENT FOR ANY PHYS-
ICAL  BETTERMENT  OR  IMPROVEMENT WHEN SUCH BETTERMENT OR IMPROVEMENT IS
FIRST CONSTRUCTED OR ACQUIRED, OR
  (IV) ANY COMBINATION OF SUBPARAGRAPHS (I),  (II)  AND  (III)  OF  THIS
PARAGRAPH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




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senate Bill S4732

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires certain establishments to display a poster with information regarding the national human trafficking resource center hotline

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 09, 2016 signed chap.311
Aug 30, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.41
substituted for a4967a
Jun 07, 2016 referred to social services
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 01, 2016 amended on third reading (t) 4732a
Jun 01, 2016 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 23, 2016 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 09, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2016 1st report cal.666
Jan 06, 2016 referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2015 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1044
Apr 13, 2015 referred to social services

Bill Amendments

S4732
S4732A
S4732
S4732A

Co-Sponsors

S4732 - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §483-ff, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A4967A
2013-2014: A8154

S4732 - Summary

Requires certain establishments to display a poster with information regarding the national human trafficking resource center hotline.

S4732 - Sponsor Memo

S4732 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4732

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the  social  services  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  certain  establishments to display a poster with information regarding
  the national human trafficking resource center hotline

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
483-ff to read as follows:
  S 483-FF. NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTER HOTLINE;  POSTING
REQUIREMENT;  PENALTY.  (A) AN ESTABLISHMENT SHALL POST IN A CONSPICUOUS
PLACE NEAR THE ESTABLISHMENT'S PRIMARY PUBLIC ENTRANCE OR  ANOTHER  AREA
WHERE  POSTERS AND NOTICES ARE CUSTOMARILY POSTED ON THE PREMISES OF THE
ESTABLISHMENT, A POSTER NO SMALLER THAN EIGHT  AND  ONE-HALF  INCHES  BY
ELEVEN INCHES IN SIZE THAT STATES THE FOLLOWING:
  "IF  YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS BEING FORCED TO ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY
AND CANNOT LEAVE - WHETHER IT IS COMMERCIAL SEX, HOUSEWORK,  FARM  WORK,
OR  ANY  OTHER  SIMILAR  ACTIVITY  - CALL THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING
RESOURCE CENTER HOTLINE AT 1-888-373-7888 TO ACCESS HELP AND SERVICES.
  VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING ARE PROTECTED UNDER UNITED STATES AND NEW
YORK STATE LAW.
  THE HOTLINE IS:
  (1) AVAILABLE TWENTY-FOUR HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK;
  (2) TOLL FREE;
  (3) OPERATED BY A NON-PROFIT, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION;
  (4) ANONYMOUS AND CONFIDENTIAL;
  (5) ACCESSIBLE IN ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY LANGUAGES; AND
  (6) ABLE TO PROVIDE HELP, REFERRAL TO SERVICES, TRAINING, AND  GENERAL
INFORMATION."
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ESTABLISHMENT" SHALL MEAN:
  (1) A HIGHWAY REST STOP;

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Co-Sponsors

S4732A - Details

Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §483-ff, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A4967A
2013-2014: A8154

S4732A - Summary

Requires certain establishments to display a poster with information regarding the national human trafficking resource center hotline.

S4732A - Sponsor Memo

S4732A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4732--A
    Cal. No. 666

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. FUNKE, MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Social  Services
  --  recommitted to the Committee on Social Services in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  reported  favorably  from  said  committee,
  ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, passed
  by  Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered,
  restored to third reading, amended and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the social services law, in relation to requiring the
  commissioner of social services to make available  on  its  website  a
  poster  with  information  regarding  the  national  human trafficking
  resource center hotline

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
483-ff to read as follows:
  S 483-FF. NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCE CENTER  HOTLINE  POSTER.
(A)  THE  COMMISSIONER OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE SHALL MAKE
PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON ITS WEBSITE AN ELECTRONIC VERSION OF THE  NATIONAL
HUMAN TRAFFICKING RESOURCES CENTER (NHTRC) HOTLINE POSTER, OR CREATE AND
MAKE AVAILABLE A VARIATION THEREOF.
  (B) THE POSTER SHALL:
  (1)  BE AVAILABLE FOR PRINTING, AT A MINIMUM, IN ENGLISH AND ALL OTHER
LANGUAGES THAT THE NHTRC POSTER IS AVAILABLE IN;
  (2) BE AT LEAST EIGHT AND ONE-HALF INCHES BY ELEVEN  INCHES  IN  SIZE;
AND
  (3) IF CREATED BY THE COMMISSIONER, INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT:
  "IF  YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS BEING FORCED TO ENGAGE IN ANY ACTIVITY
AND CANNOT LEAVE - WHETHER IT IS COMMERCIAL SEX, HOUSEWORK,  FARM  WORK,
OR  ANY  OTHER  SIMILAR  ACTIVITY  - CALL THE NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING
RESOURCE CENTER HOTLINE AT 1-888-373-7888 TO ACCESS HELP AND SERVICES.

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

senate Bill S4726

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits the court from granting custody of or unsupervised visitation with a child to a person who has been convicted of or charged with raping the parent of the child

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2016 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 12, 2016 1st report cal.616
Mar 21, 2016 print number 4726a
amend and recommit to children and families
Jan 06, 2016 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2015 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 19, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2015 1st report cal.690
Apr 10, 2015 referred to children and families

Bill Amendments

S4726
S4726A
S4726
S4726A

Co-Sponsors

S4726 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A310
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240, Dom Rel L; add §553, amd §651, Fam Ct Act
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A4868

S4726 - Summary

Prohibits the court from granting custody of or unsupervised visitation with a child to a person who has been convicted or accused of raping the parent of the child.

S4726 - Sponsor Memo

S4726 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4726

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law and the family court act,  in
  relation to prohibiting the court from granting custody of or unsuper-
  vised visitation with a child to a person who has been convicted of or
  charged with raping the parent of the child

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 240 of the domes-
tic relations law, as amended by chapter 476 of the  laws  of  2009,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  In any action or proceeding brought (1) to annul a marriage or to
declare the nullity of a void marriage, or (2) for a separation, or  (3)
for  a divorce, or (4) to obtain, by a writ of habeas corpus or by peti-
tion and order to show cause, the custody of or right to visitation with
any child of a marriage, the court shall  require  verification  of  the
status of any child of the marriage with respect to such child's custody
and  support,  including  any  prior  orders, and shall enter orders for
custody and support as, in the  court's  discretion,  justice  requires,
having  regard  to  the  circumstances of the case and of the respective
parties and to the best interests  of  the  child  and  subject  to  the
provisions  of  subdivision one-c of this section. Where either party to
an action concerning custody of or a right to visitation  with  a  child
alleges  in  a  sworn petition or complaint or sworn answer, cross-peti-
tion, counterclaim or other sworn responsive  pleading  that  the  other
party has committed an act of domestic violence against the party making
the  allegation or a family or household member of either party, as such
family or household member is defined in article  eight  of  the  family
court  act,  and  such  allegations are proven by a preponderance of the
evidence, the court must consider the effect of such  domestic  violence
upon the best interests of the child, together with such other facts and

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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Co-Sponsors

S4726A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A310
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §240, Dom Rel L; add §553, amd §651, Fam Ct Act
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A4868

S4726A - Summary

Prohibits the court from granting custody of or unsupervised visitation with a child to a person who has been convicted or accused of raping the parent of the child.

S4726A - Sponsor Memo

S4726A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4726--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ROBACH, CROCI, GALLIVAN, MARCHIONE -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Children and Families -- recommitted to the Committee on Children  and
  Families  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law and the family court act,  in
  relation to prohibiting the court from granting custody of or unsuper-
  vised visitation with a child to a person who has been convicted of or
  charged with raping the parent of the child

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 240 of the domes-
tic relations law, as amended by chapter 476 of the  laws  of  2009,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  In any action or proceeding brought (1) to annul a marriage or to
declare the nullity of a void marriage, or (2) for a separation, or  (3)
for  a divorce, or (4) to obtain, by a writ of habeas corpus or by peti-
tion and order to show cause, the custody of or right to visitation with
any child of a marriage, the court shall  require  verification  of  the
status of any child of the marriage with respect to such child's custody
and  support,  including  any  prior  orders, and shall enter orders for
custody and support as, in the  court's  discretion,  justice  requires,
having  regard  to  the  circumstances of the case and of the respective
parties and to the best interests  of  the  child  and  subject  to  the
provisions  of  subdivision one-c of this section. Where either party to
an action concerning custody of or a right to visitation  with  a  child
alleges  in  a  sworn petition or complaint or sworn answer, cross-peti-
tion, counterclaim or other sworn responsive  pleading  that  the  other
party has committed an act of domestic violence against the party making
the  allegation or a family or household member of either party, as such

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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senate Bill S4625

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for family members of a crime victim and interested parties to make statements to members of the parole board

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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May 03, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 28, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 23, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 22, 2016 1st report cal.433
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1367
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 01, 2015 referred to codes

S4625 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §440.50, CP L; amd §259-i, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4153
2011-2012: S2946A
2009-2010: S730

S4625 - Summary

Provides for family members of a crime victim and interested parties to make statements to members of the parole board; provides that such oral statement shall be made to the members of the state board of parole who will determine whether the defendant is released.

S4625 - Sponsor Memo

S4625 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4625

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation  to  requiring  that all family members of a crime victim and
  all interested parties who want to give a victim impact  statement  to
  parole board members be allowed to do so

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 440.50 of the criminal procedure law, as  added  by
chapter  496 of the laws of 1978, subdivision 1 as amended by section 80
of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011,  and  subdivi-
sion  2 as amended by chapter 14 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read
as follows:
S 440.50 Notice to crime victims, FAMILY MEMBERS OF A CRIME VICTIM OR AN
           INTERESTED PARTY of case disposition.
  1. Upon the request of a victim of a crime, A FAMILY MEMBER OF A CRIME
VICTIM OR AN INTERESTED PARTY, or in any event in all cases in which the
final disposition includes a conviction of a violent felony  offense  as
defined in section 70.02 of the penal law or a felony defined in article
one hundred twenty-five of such law, the district attorney shall, within
sixty  days of the final disposition of the case, inform the victim OR A
FAMILY MEMBER OF A CRIME VICTIM OR AN INTERESTED PARTY WHO  REQUESTS  TO
BE  INFORMED by letter of such final disposition. If such final disposi-
tion results in the commitment of the defendant to the  custody  of  the
department of corrections and community supervision for an indeterminate
sentence,  the notice provided to the crime victim, A FAMILY MEMBER OF A
CRIME VICTIM OR AN INTERESTED PARTY shall also inform [the  victim]  HIM
OR  HER  of  his  or her right to submit a written, audiotaped, or vide-
otaped victim impact statement to  the  department  of  corrections  and
community  supervision  or to meet personally with [a member] MEMBERS of
the state board of parole WHO WILL DETERMINE WHETHER  THE  DEFENDANT  IS

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                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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