New York Executive Law Section 640 - Fair treatment standards for crime victims.

640. Fair treatment standards for crime victims. 1. The commissioner of the division of criminal justice services, in consultation with the director of the office of victim services and other appropriate officials, shall promulgate standards for the treatment of the innocent victims of crime by the agencies which comprise the criminal justice system of the state.

2. For the purposes of this article the term "criminal justice" shall include juvenile justice and the objectives and criteria set forth in sections six hundred forty-one and six hundred forty-two of this article shall apply to presentment agencies as defined in subdivision twelve of section 301.2 of the family court act.

Last modified: February 3, 2019