|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 25, 2019||recommit, enacting clause stricken|
|Jan 10, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1019
Current Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1019 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1019 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1019 SPONSOR: YOUNG TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to the use of video monitoring equipment to conduct arraign- ments; and to repeal article 185 of such law relating thereto PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow electronic arraignment for defendants being held in a secure location outside the court house provided the chief administrator of the courts has authorized the use of electronic arraignment. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Article 185 of the Criminal Procedure Law is repealed and a new Article 185 is added. Section 2 sets forth the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
S1019 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1019 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, AKSHAR, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- 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 use of video monitoring equipment to conduct arraignments; and to repeal article 185 of such law relating thereto 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 Article 185 of the criminal procedure law is REPEALED and a new article 185 is added to read as follows: ARTICLE 185 ALTERNATE METHOD OF ARRAIGNMENT SECTION 185.10 DEFINITION OF TERMS. 185.20 ELECTRONIC ARRAIGNMENT. 185.30 CONDITIONS AND LIMITATIONS ON ELECTRONIC ARRAIGNMENT. 185.40 APPROVAL BY THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS. § 185.10 DEFINITION OF TERMS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. "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. 2. "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- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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