senate Bill S1738

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that the statute of limitations on class B violent felonies is eliminated

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
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S1738 - Details

Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง30.10, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:

S1738 - Summary

Provides that the statute of limitations on class B violent felonies is eliminated.

S1738 - Sponsor Memo

S1738 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2011

Introduced  by  Sens. GOLDEN, JOHNSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation  to  eliminating
  the statute of limitations for class B violent felonies


  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  of  section  30.10  of  the
criminal  procedure  law, as amended by chapter 467 of the laws of 2008,
is amended to read as follows:
  (a) A prosecution for a class A felony, A CLASS B VIOLENT  FELONY,  or
rape  in the first degree as defined in section 130.35 of the penal law,
or a crime defined or formerly defined in section 130.50  of  the  penal
law,  or  aggravated  sexual  abuse  in  the  first degree as defined in
section 130.70 of the penal law, or course of sexual conduct  against  a
child  in the first degree as defined in section 130.75 of the penal law
may be commenced at any time;
  S 2. This act  shall  take  effect  immediately  and  shall  apply  to
offenses committed on and after such date as well as to offenses commit-
ted  prior  thereto,  provided that this act shall not apply to offenses
committed prior to such date on which the prosecution thereof was barred
under the provisions of section 30.10 of the criminal procedure  law  in
effect immediately prior to such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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