senate Bill S7836

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to human trafficking courts

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 15, 2018 signed chap.191
delivered to governor
Jun 05, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1023
substituted for a9870
May 08, 2018 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2018 1st report cal.714
Mar 01, 2018 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

S7836 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9870
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§170.15 & 180.20, CP L; amd §212, Judy L

S7836 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to human trafficking courts; authorizes transfer of cases after arraignment, by order or with consent of the DA, to another local criminal court or a designated human trafficking court.

S7836 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7836 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7836

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law and  the  judiciary  law,  in
  relation to human trafficking courts

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

  Section 1. Section 170.15 of the criminal procedure law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS SECTION TO THE CONTRARY,
IN ANY COUNTY OUTSIDE A CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE,
UPON OR AFTER ARRAIGNMENT OF A DEFENDANT ON AN INFORMATION, A SIMPLIFIED
INFORMATION, A PROSECUTOR'S INFORMATION OR A MISDEMEANOR COMPLAINT PEND-
ING IN A LOCAL CRIMINAL COURT,  SUCH  COURT  MAY,  UPON  MOTION  OF  THE
DEFENDANT  AND  AFTER  GIVING THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE
HEARD, ORDER THAT THE ACTION BE REMOVED FROM  THE  COURT  IN  WHICH  THE
MATTER IS PENDING TO ANOTHER LOCAL CRIMINAL COURT IN THE SAME COUNTY, OR
WITH  CONSENT  OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY TO ANOTHER COURT IN AN ADJOINING
COUNTY, THAT HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS A HUMAN  TRAFFICKING  COURT  BY  THE
CHIEF  ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS, AND SUCH HUMAN TRAFFICKING COURT MAY
THEN CONDUCT  SUCH  ACTION  TO  JUDGEMENT  OR  OTHER  FINAL  DEPOSITION;
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT AN ORDER OF REMOVAL ISSUED UNDER THIS SUBDIVI-
SION SHALL NOT TAKE EFFECT UNTIL FIVE DAYS AFTER THE DATE THE  ORDER  IS
ISSUED UNLESS, PRIOR TO SUCH EFFECTIVE DATE, THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING COURT
NOTIFIES THE COURT THAT ISSUED THE ORDER THAT:
  I.  IT  WILL NOT ACCEPT THE ACTION, IN WHICH EVENT THE ORDER SHALL NOT
TAKE EFFECT; OR
  II. IT WILL ACCEPT THE ACTION ON A DATE PRIOR TO SUCH EFFECTIVE  DATE,
IN WHICH EVENT THE ORDER SHALL TAKE EFFECT UPON SUCH PRIOR DATE.
  (B)  UPON  PROVIDING  NOTIFICATION PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH I OR II OF
PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE  HUMAN  TRAFFICKING  COURT  SHALL
PROMPTLY  GIVE  NOTICE  TO  THE  DEFENDANT,  HIS OR HER COUNSEL, AND THE
DISTRICT ATTORNEY.
  § 2. Section 180.20 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.