senate Bill S2343

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates an electronic arraignment pilot program for the Colonie town court; repealer

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S2343 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add Art 185 ยง185.10, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9984, S7073

S2343 - Summary

Creates an electronic arraignment pilot program for the Colonie town court.

S2343 - Sponsor Memo

S2343 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2343

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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  creating  an
  electronic  arraignment pilot program and to repeal article 185 of the
  criminal procedure law relating thereto; and providing for the  repeal
  of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Article 185 of the criminal procedure law is REPEALED and a
new article 185 is added to read as follows:
              ARTICLE 185 - ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF ARRAIGNMENT
SECTION 185.10. ELECTRONIC ARRAIGNMENT PILOT PROGRAM.
S 185.10 ELECTRONIC ARRAIGNMENT PILOT PROGRAM.
  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "INDEPENDENT AUDIO-VISUAL SYSTEM" MEANS AN ELECTRONIC  SYSTEM  FOR
THE TRANSMISSION AND RECEIVING OF AUDIO AND VISUAL SIGNALS, ENCOMPASSING
ENCODED  SIGNALS,  FREQUENCY DOMAIN MULTIPLEXING OR OTHER SUITABLE MEANS
TO PRECLUDE THE UNAUTHORIZED RECEPTION AND DECODING OF  THE  SIGNALS  BY
COMMERCIALLY   AVAILABLE   TELEVISION  RECEIVERS  OR  MONITORS,  CHANNEL
CONVERTERS, OR OTHER AVAILABLE RECEIVING DEVICES.
  (B) "ELECTRONIC ARRAIGNMENT" MEANS AN  ARRAIGNMENT  IN  WHICH  VARIOUS
PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING THE DEFENDANT, ARE NOT PERSONALLY PRESENT IN THE
COURT  BUT  IN  WHICH ALL OF THE PARTICIPANTS ARE SIMULTANEOUSLY ABLE TO
SEE AND HEAR REPRODUCTIONS OF THE VOICES AND IMAGES OF THE JUDGE,  COUN-
SELS,  DEFENDANT,  POLICE OFFICER AND ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE PARTICIPANT,
BY MEANS OF AN INDEPENDENT AUDIO-VISUAL SYSTEM.
  (C) "SECURE LOCATION" MEANS ANY FACILITY USED BY  THE  STATE,  COUNTY,
CITY,  TOWN  OR  VILLAGE  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  ENTITY TO TEMPORARILY HOLD A
PERSON NOT RELEASED ON HIS OR HER OWN RECOGNIZANCE AND GIVEN AN  APPEAR-
ANCE TICKET OR SUMMONS PENDING ARRAIGNMENT ON AN ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01925-01-3

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