senate Bill S5078

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires attorneys to file a record of a criminal conviction in any court in the United States with the appellate division

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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 31, 2013 signed chap.283
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.461
substituted for a7460
Jun 04, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2013 1st report cal.766
May 08, 2013 referred to judiciary


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S5078 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §90, Judy L

S5078 - Summary

Requires attorneys to file a record of a criminal conviction in any court in the United States with the appellate division.

S5078 - Sponsor Memo

S5078 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2013

Introduced  by Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin-
  istration) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to  amend the judiciary law, in relation to reporting an attor-
  ney's conviction of a crime to the appellate division


  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 4 of section 90 of the judiciary
law,  as added by chapter 674 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as
  c. Whenever an attorney shall be convicted of a crime in a  court  [of
record]  of  the  United  States or of any state, territory or district,
including this state, whether by a plea of guilty or nolo contendere  or
from a verdict after trial or otherwise, the attorney shall file, within
thirty  days  thereafter,  with  the  appellate  division of the supreme
court, the record of such conviction.
  The failure of the attorney to so file shall  be  deemed  professional
misconduct  provided,  however,  that  the  appellate  division may upon
application of the attorney, grant an extension upon good cause shown.
  S 2. This act shall take effect  immediately;  provided,  however,  it
shall apply only as to convictions that occur on or after such effective

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


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