Enacts the expedited missing persons' identification act.
Ayes (58): Addabbo, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Boyle, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Espaillat, Farley, Felder, Flanagan, Gallivan, Gianaris, Gipson, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hoylman, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Lanza, Larkin, Latimer, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Marchione, Martins, Maziarz, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Brien, O'Mara, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Sampson, Sanders, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousins, Tkaczyk, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
Excused (3): Golden, Hassell-Thomps, Smith
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 9006 IN ASSEMBLY March 6, 2014 ___________Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUCHWALD, DAVILA, GOLDFEDER, HEVESI, HIKIND, JACOBS, ROZIC, SIMANOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the expedited missing persons' identification act 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 the "expedited missing persons' identification act." S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 838 of the executive law, as added by chapter 670 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows: 1. Every county medical examiner and coroner shall furnish the divi- sion promptly with copies of fingerprints on standardized eight inch by eight inch fingerprint cards, personal descriptions and other identify- ing data, including date and place of death, of all deceased persons whose deaths are in a classification requiring inquiry by the coroner where the deceased is not identified or the medical examiner or coroner is not satisfied with the decedent's identification. THE DIVISION SHALL PROMPTLY MAKE AVAILABLE PERSONAL DESCRIPTIONS AND OTHER IDENTIFYING DATA, INCLUDING DATE AND PLACE OF DEATH, OF SUCH DECEASED PERSONS TO ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN THE STATE, AND UPON REQUEST, TO LAW ENFORCE- MENT AGENCIES OUTSIDE OF THE STATE. S 3. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a law.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14243-03-4