Governor signs Queens lawmaker’s bill into law to support and empower victims of crimes

Assembly Member Jenifer Rajkumar

A bill sponsored by state Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar from Queens, that passed with bipartisan support to award victims of crimes of gross reckless endangerment, was signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul on June 30. 

Under bill A7502 victims of these crimes will be eligible for the costs of mental health counseling, lost wages, healthcare and other crime-related expenses.