assembly Bill A10706

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes pilot program permitting use of electronic means for commencing actions in certain criminal and family court proceedings; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 18, 2012 signed chap.184
Jul 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1517
substituted for s7592a
Jun 20, 2012 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.465
rules report cal.465
reported
Jun 19, 2012 reported referred to rules
Jun 18, 2012 reported referred to codes
Jun 15, 2012 referred to judiciary

A10706 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7592A
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add §§6-a, 6-b & 6-c, amd §6, rpld sub (b) ¶(B) sub¶¶ 1 & 2, Chap 367 of 1999; amd §6, Chap 416 of 2009

A10706 - Summary

Authorizes pilot program permitting use of electronic means for commencing actions in certain criminal and family court proceedings.

A10706 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10706

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 15, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Weinstein)
  -- (at request of the Office of Court Administration) -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend chapter 367 of the laws  of  1999,  amending  the  civil
  practice law and rules and the judiciary law relating to authorization
  of  pilot  programs  permitting use of facsimile transmission or elec-
  tronic means to commence an action or special proceeding, in  relation
  to  authorization of pilot programs permitting use of electronic means
  in certain courts; and to amend chapter  416  of  the  laws  of  2009,
  amending  the  civil  practice  law  and  rules relating to service of
  papers by electronic means, in relation to development  of  a  program
  relating  to  the  use  of  electronic  means  for the commencement of
  certain actions; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions of
  chapter 367 of the laws of 1999 upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Chapter 367 of the laws of 1999, amending the civil prac-
tice law and rules and the judiciary law relating  to  authorization  of
pilot  programs  permitting  use of facsimile transmission or electronic
means to commence an action or special proceeding, is amended by  adding
three new sections 6-a, 6-b and 6-c to read as follows:
  S  6-A.  (A)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW, THE CHIEF
ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS, WITH THE  APPROVAL  OF  THE  ADMINISTRATIVE
BOARD  OF  THE COURTS, MAY PROMULGATE RULES AUTHORIZING A PROGRAM IN THE
USE OF ELECTRONIC MEANS IN THE SUPREME COURT AND  IN  THE  COUNTY  COURT
FOR:  (1)  THE  FILING  WITH A COURT OF AN ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENT FOR THE
PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING JURISDICTION IN A SUPERIOR COURT,  AS  PROVIDED  BY
ARTICLES  195  AND 200 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, AND (2) THE FILING
AND SERVICE OF PAPERS IN PENDING CRIMINAL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS.
  (B) (1) EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE  PROVIDED  IN  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  PARTIC-
IPATION  IN THIS PROGRAM SHALL BE STRICTLY VOLUNTARY AND WILL TAKE PLACE
ONLY UPON CONSENT OF ALL PARTIES IN THE CRIMINAL ACTION  OR  PROCEEDING;
EXCEPT  THAT A PARTY'S FAILURE TO CONSENT TO PARTICIPATION SHALL NOT BAR
ANY OTHER PARTY TO THE ACTION FROM FILING AND SERVING  PAPERS  BY  ELEC-

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

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