Statement of Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner Regarding Governor Cuomo’s Signing of Assembly Bill A.6262, as Part of a Legislative Package of Bills to Protect and Further Women’s Equality

“Those suffering from domestic violence will no longer have to travel to a courthouse in order to feel safe from their abuser. The signing of Assembly Bill A.6262 is a win for victims of domestic violence, their families and our community because it allows the power of technology to make them feel safer. I commend the work and support of my colleagues and Governor Cuomo for this essential package of bills to improve the safety for those experiencing domestic violence because it is an issue in our society. Now, with the signing of Assembly Bill A.6262, a new pilot program will be created to allow individuals to electronically file protection orders.”