|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 16, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1738
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S1738 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1738 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1738 SPONSOR: BAILEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to time limits for a speedy trial PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill amends section 30.30 of the Criminal Penal Law to ensure cases go to trial in a. reasonable timeframe. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Establishes that this act shall be known as "Kalief's Law" Section 2: Section 30.30 of the Criminal Procedure Law is amended by: *Allowing the court, whenever a prosecutor states the people are ready for trial, to make an inquiry as to the people's actual readiness. If,
S1738 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1738 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BAILEY, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, COMRIE, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to time limits for a speedy trial THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Kalief's law". § 2. 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 subdivision 4 as amended by chapter 631 of the laws of 1996, paragraph (h) of subdi- vision 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, paragraph (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, a motion made pursuant to paragraph (e) of subdivision one of section 170.30 or para- graph (g) of subdivision one of section 210.20 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.
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