|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 18, 2012||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 22, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 21, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 20, 2012||1st report cal.411|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to codes|
|Jun 24, 2011||committed to rules|
|Mar 03, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 02, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 01, 2011||1st report cal.109|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S259
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S259 - Details
S259 - Summary
Enacts "Jilly's law"; adds criteria for determining whether to issue an order of recognizance or bail; grants court discretion to order a defendant on bail to submit to the use of an electronic monitoring device; allows the court to consider any record of violations of court orders… (view more) authorizes the court to consider any history or pattern of threats or violent acts against the alleged victim or towards others; provides that if the court denies bail, it shall place its reasons on the record.
S259 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S259 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to enacting criteria controlling determination of grant of recognizance or bail PURPOSE: To give the courts to consider a broader scope of criteria when they are ordering bail for a defendant. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 states that this law shall be known as Jilly's Law. Section 2 amends the criminal procedure law to allow for the court to consider a greater number of facts when setting bail. Paragraph a is amended to include language that would allow the courts to consider whether the individual is a danger to the alleged victim, members of the community, or themselves when setting bail. Amends subparagraph (i) to allow the court to consider prior threats of or attempts of suicide. Also amends subparagraph (vi) to allow the court to consider any record of violations of court orders. Adds a subparagraph (ix) that the court may consider any history or pattern of threats or violent acts against the alleged victim, or toward others.
S259 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 259 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, FLANAGAN, LITTLE, SALAND -- 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 enacting criteria controlling determination of grant of recognizance or bail THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Jilly's law". S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 510.30 of the criminal procedure law, subparagraph (v) as amended by chapter 920 of the laws of 1982 and subparagraphs (vi), (vii) and (viii) as renumbered by chapter 447 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows: (a) With respect to any principal, the court must consider the kind and degree of control or restriction that is necessary to secure his OR HER court attendance when required AND WHETHER THE PRINCIPAL IS A DANGER TO THE ALLEGED VICTIM IN A CRIMINAL ACTION, MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY OR TO HIMSELF OR HERSELF. In determining that matter, the court must, on the basis of available information, consider [and take into account]: (i) The principal's character, reputation, habits and mental condi- tion, INCLUDING PRIOR THREATS OF OR ATTEMPTS OF SUICIDE; AND (ii) His OR HER employment and financial resources; and (iii) His OR HER family ties and the length of his OR HER residence if any in the community; and (iv) His OR HER criminal record if any; and (v) His OR HER record of previous adjudication as a juvenile delin- quent, as retained pursuant to section 354.2 of the family court act, or, of pending cases where fingerprints are retained pursuant to section 306.1 of such act, or a youthful offender, if any; and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01587-01-1
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