senate Bill S2205

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes use of closed-circuit television for the testimony of domestic violence victim witnesses in a criminal proceeding

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.135
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 06, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2013 1st report cal.127
Jan 14, 2013 referred to codes

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S2205 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5719
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 65 ยงยง65.00 - 65.30, CP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S754, A10262
2009-2010: S3416

S2205 - Summary

Authorizes use of closed-circuit television for the testimony of domestic violence victim witnesses in a criminal proceeding subject to the same restrictions as are applicable to child witnesses.

S2205 - Sponsor Memo

S2205 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2205

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  AVELLA, BONACIC, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, O'MARA,
  RANZENHOFER -- 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
  the use of closed-circuit television for vulnerable domestic  violence
  victim witnesses

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

  Section 1. Article 65 of the criminal procedure law, as added by chap-
ter 505 of the laws of 1985, subdivision 1 of section 65.00, subdivision
7 and  paragraph (k) of subdivision 10 of section 65.20  as  amended  by
chapter  320 of the laws of 2006, subdivision 1 of section 65.10 and the
opening paragraph of subdivision 10 of section 65.20  as amended, subdi-
vision 2 of section 65.20 as added, and subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6,  7,  8,
9,  10,  11,  12 and 13 of section 65.20 as renumbered by chapter 548 of
the laws of 2007, and subdivisions 11  and  12    of  section  65.20  as
amended  by  chapter  455  of  the  laws  of 1991, is amended to read as
follows:
                               ARTICLE 65
                  USE OF CLOSED-CIRCUIT TELEVISION FOR
                        CERTAIN [CHILD] WITNESSES

Section 65.00  Definitions.
        65.10  Closed-circuit television; general rule;  declaration  of
                 vulnerability.
        65.20  Closed-circuit  television; procedure for application and
                 grounds for determination.
        65.30  Closed-circuit television;  special  testimonial  [proce-
                 dure] PROCEDURES.
S 65.00 Definitions.
  As used in this article:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04955-01-3

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