senate Bill S6672

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes a judicial hearing officer to accept a guilty plea when assigned to conduct a trial

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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2012 referred to codes
May 01, 2012 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 25, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 18, 2012 1st report cal.497
Mar 08, 2012 referred to codes

S6672 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง350.20 & 380.18, CP L

S6672 - Summary

Authorizes a judicial hearing officer to accept a guilty plea when assigned to conduct a trial.

S6672 - Sponsor Memo

S6672 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6672

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. SALAND -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  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 authorizing a
  judicial hearing officer to accept a  guilty  plea  when  assigned  to
  conduct a trial

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subdivision 2 of section 350.20 of the criminal  procedure
law,  as added by chapter 840 of the laws of 1983, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. In the discharge of this responsibility, the judicial hearing offi-
cer shall have the same powers as a judge of  the  court  in  which  the
proceeding  is  pending, WHICH INCLUDES EXERCISING JURISDICTION OVER THE
PROCEEDING AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-FOUR  OF  SECTION  1.20  AND
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 10.30 OF THIS CHAPTER.  The rules of evidence
shall be applicable at a trial conducted by a judicial hearing officer.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 380.10 of the criminal procedure law, as
amended  by  chapter  840  of  the  laws  of 1983, is amended to read as
follows:
  1.  In general.  The procedure prescribed by  this  title  applies  to
sentencing  for  every offense, whether defined within or outside of the
penal law; provided, however,  where  a  judicial  hearing  officer  has
conducted  the trial pursuant to SUBDIVISION TWENTY-FOUR OF SECTION 1.20
AND section 350.20 of this chapter, all references  to  a  court  herein
shall be deemed references to such judicial hearing officer.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14133-01-2

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