Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence


Summary of New York State Domestic Violence and Related Laws by Subject (beginning from 1995)

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NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
New Members Added to OPDV Advisory Council and NYS Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (A.7714-A Hyndman/S.5394-A Tedisco)

Adds the Superintendent of the Division of State Police to OPDV’s advisory council and adds a representative from the Office of Victim Services to the NYS Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team.

Signed: August 21, 2017 Chapter 248

Effective: August 21, 2017

Amends: Executive Law §575(4)(b) and (10)(d)

OPDV Advisory Council/New Ex-Officio Members (A.10489-A Seminario/S.7437-A Kruger)

Adds two new ex-officio members to enhance the effectiveness of OPDV’s advisory council: the Department of Correctional Services and the Division of Parole. Both agencies enforce orders of protection against individuals under their supervision, work with abusers and victims who are incarcerated or who are released under parole supervision, and deal with victim safety in the community.

Signed: 2008 Chapter 255

Effective: July 7, 2008

Amends:  Executive Law §575(4)(b)

OPDV Advisory Council/ New Ex-Officio Member  (A.8762 Young/S.3717 Golden)

Adds a representative from the State Office for the Aging as an ex-officio member of OPDV’s advisory council.

Signed: 2007 Chapter 188

Effective: July 3, 2007

Amends:  Executive Law §575(4)(b)