Bill Text: NY A07644 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to the definition of qualified agencies; adds public defenders, legal aid societies, and assigned counsel administrators.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-18 - substituted by s2198 [A07644 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A07644-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK


                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                      May 14, 2019

        Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABINANTI
          -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to the definition of
          qualified agencies

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 835 of the executive law, as sepa-
     2  rately amended by chapters 14 and 155 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    9.  "Qualified agencies" means courts in the unified court system, the
     5  administrative board of the judicial conference, probation  departments,
     6  sheriffs'  offices, district attorneys' offices, the state department of
     7  corrections and community supervision, the department of  correction  of
     8  any  municipality,  the financial frauds and consumer protection unit of
     9  the state department of financial services, the office  of  professional
    10  medical  conduct  of  the state department of health for the purposes of
    11  section two hundred thirty of the public health law, the  child  protec-
    12  tive  services  unit of a local social services district when conducting
    13  an investigation pursuant to subdivision six  of  section  four  hundred
    14  twenty-four of the social services law, the office of Medicaid inspector
    15  general,  the temporary state commission of investigation, police forces
    16  and departments having responsibility for  enforcement  of  the  general
    17  criminal  laws  of  the  state,  the Onondaga County Center for Forensic
    18  Sciences Laboratory when acting within the scope of its law  enforcement
    19  duties  and  the  division  of  forensic  services  of the Nassau county
    20  medical examiner's office when  acting  within  the  scope  of  its  law
    21  enforcement  duties  and  public  defenders,  legal  aid  societies, and
    22  assigned counsel administrators.
    23    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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