assembly Bill A643

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires notice of risk of deportation of non-citizens, prior to accepting plea to a misdemeanor or violation

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Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.52
Feb 02, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.26
Jan 30, 2017 reported
Jan 09, 2017 referred to codes

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A643 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7103
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §340.20, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4963, S4399
2011-2012: A4417, S632
2013-2014: A2345, S216
2015-2016: A754, S1353
2019-2020: A2321, S2341
2021-2022: A1481, A9877, S2903
2023-2024: A3057

A643 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires courts, prior to accepting a plea to a misdemeanor or violation, to provide notice to the defendant that such plea and the acceptance thereof could result in deportation, removal from the United States, exclusion from the United States or denial of citizenship, if the defendant is not a citizen of the United States.

A643 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   643

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RODRIGUEZ  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to requiring the
  court, prior to accepting a plea to a  misdemeanor  or  violation,  to
  advise  the defendant of the risk of deportation if he or she is not a
  citizen

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

  Section  1. Section 340.20 of the criminal procedure law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. PRIOR TO ACCEPTING A DEFENDANT'S PLEA  OF  GUILTY  TO  A  COUNT  OR
COUNTS  OF  AN  INFORMATION,  AS  DEFINED  BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
340.10 OF THIS ARTICLE, CHARGING A MISDEMEANOR, AS DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVI-
SION  TWO  OF SECTION 55.10 OF THE PENAL LAW, OR A VIOLATION, AS DEFINED
BY SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 55.10 OF THE PENAL LAW, THE COURT  SHALL
ADVISE  THE  DEFENDANT  THAT  IF  THE  DEFENDANT IS NOT A CITIZEN OF THE
UNITED STATES, THE DEFENDANT'S PLEA OF GUILTY AND THE COURT'S ACCEPTANCE
THEREOF MAY RESULT IN THE DEFENDANT'S DEPORTATION OR REMOVAL,  EXCLUSION
FROM ADMISSION TO THE UNITED STATES OR DENIAL OF NATURALIZATION PURSUANT
TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. IN ADDITION, THE COURT SHALL, PRIOR TO
ACCEPTING  SUCH PLEA, ADVISE THE DEFENDANT THAT, IF THE DEFENDANT IS NOT
A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES AND IS OR BECOMES THE SUBJECT OF A  FINAL
ORDER  OF  REMOVAL  ISSUED  BY THE UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS
ENFORCEMENT, THE DEFENDANT MAY BE RELEASED TO THE CUSTODY OF  THE  IMMI-
GRATION  AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT FOR REMOVAL PURPOSES AS A RESULT OF THE
DEFENDANT'S PLEA OF GUILTY.  THE COURT SHALL, CONTEMPORANEOUS  WITH  THE
PLEA,  AFFIRM  ON THE RECORD OR IN A WRITING THAT THE DEFENDANT HAS BEEN
GIVEN THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY THIS SUBDIVISION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02364-01-7