Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 06, 2017||
reported and committed to rules
|May 26, 2017||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S6500
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S6500 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S6500 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6500 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to the timely scheduling of criminal trials PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This bill amends section 30.30 of the Criminal Procedure Law. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Paragraph (d) of subdivisions 1 and 2 ensures that traffic infractions charged alongside a misdemeanor in New York City, are covered by the same provisions of 30.30 as other traffic infractions in the state. Subdivision 3 codifies court practice to inquire as to actual readiness when the people state ready for trial and allows the court to determine whether readiness is valid. Subdivision 3-a provides that statements of readiness, filed on a day not scheduled for trial, be made by affidavit and that subsequent statements of unreadiness be accompanied by supporting facts and approved by the court. Subdivision 6 provides that the court, whenever it is practicable to do so, shall rule on whether the adjournment period immediately
2017-S6500 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6500 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 26, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SQUADRON, LANZA, SAVINO -- 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 the timely scheduling of criminal trials THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 30.30 of the criminal procedure law, as added by chapter 184 of the laws of 1972, paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 93 of the laws of 2006, paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 as amended by chapter 558 of the laws of 1982, paragraph (c) of subdi- vision 4 as amended by chapter 631 of the laws of 1996, paragraph (h) of subdivision 4 as added by chapter 837 of the laws of 1986, paragraph (i) of subdivision 4 as added by chapter 446 of the laws of 1993, paragraph (j) of subdivision 4 as added by chapter 222 of the laws of 1994, para- graph (b) of subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 109 of the laws of 1982, paragraphs (e) and (f) of subdivision 5 as added by chapter 209 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows: § 30.30 Speedy trial; time limitations. 1. Except as otherwise provided in subdivision [three] FOUR OF THIS SECTION, a motion made pursuant to paragraph (e) of subdivision one of section 170.30 OF THIS CHAPTER or paragraph (g) of subdivision one of section 210.20 OF THIS CHAPTER must be granted where the people are not ready for trial within: (a) six months of the commencement of a criminal action wherein a defendant is accused of one or more offenses, at least one of which is a felony; (b) ninety days of the commencement of a criminal action wherein a defendant is accused of one or more offenses, at least one of which is a misdemeanor punishable by a sentence of imprisonment of more than three months and none of which is a felony; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11887-01-7
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