Extends the provisions relating to meetings of the interagency task force on human trafficking.
Ayes (63): Adams, Addabbo, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Boyle, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Espaillat, Farley, Felder, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Gipson, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, 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, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Tkaczyk, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 74 of the laws of 2007 amending the penal law, the criminal procedure law, the correction law, the social services law, and the executive law relating to human trafficking, in relation to extending the interagency task force on human trafficking
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: The purpose of this bill is to extend the Interagency Task Force on Human Trafficking, originally established in 2007 and set to expire this year, until 2014.
SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends section 14 of chapter 74 of the laws of 2007, amending the penal law, the criminal procedure law, the correction law, the social services law, and the executive law relating to human trafficking as amended by chapter 24 of the laws of 2011.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill would extend the provisions of section 483-ee of the Social Services Law, which established an interagency task force to study and report on issues relating to human trafficking. The interagency task force on human trafficking is co-chaired by the Commissioners of the Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA), and is charged with: (1) collecting and organizing data on the extent of trafficking in the State; (2) identifying available State, federal and local programs that provide services to victims of trafficking; (3) consulting with governmental and nongovernmental organizations to develop recommendations to strengthen trafficking prevention, assistance to victims and prosecution of traffickers; (4) establishing interagency protocols and collaboration among governmental and nongovernmental organizations; (5) evaluating and recommending approaches to increase public awareness of trafficking; (6) evaluating and recommending improvements to training programs for law enforcement, social service providers, defense attorneys and nongovernmental organizations; and (7) measuring and evaluating the State's progress in preventing trafficking, protecting and providing assistance to victims of trafficking, and prosecuting persons engaged in such trafficking. The statutory authority for the human trafficking task force would be extended by this bill without any other changes.
PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to state
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5852 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 18, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend chapter 74 of the laws of 2007 amending the penal law, the criminal procedure law, the correction law, the social services law, and the executive law relating to human trafficking, in relation to extending the interagency task force on human trafficking THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 14 of chapter 74 of the laws of 2007, amending the penal law, the criminal procedure law, the correction law, the social services law, and the executive law relating to human trafficking, as amended by chapter 24 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: S 14. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law; provided that section 483-ee of the social services law, as added by section eleven of this act, shall take effect immediately and shall remain in full force and effect until September 1,
2014 when upon such date the provisions of such section shall expire and be deemed repealed. Provided, effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the timely implementation of the provisions of article 10-D of the social services law, as added by section eleven of this act, on its effective date are authorized to be made on or before such effective date. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11561-02-3