senate Bill S2341

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Mar 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 05, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 04, 2019 1st report cal.213
Jan 24, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 4, 2019 - Codes committee Vote

S2341
10
3
committee
10
Aye
3
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Mar 4, 2019

nay (3)

S2341 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2321
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §340.20, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4399, A4963
2011-2012: S632, A4417
2013-2014: S216, A2345
2015-2016: S1353, A754
2017-2018: S2026, S7103, A643
2021-2022: S2903, A1481, A9877
2023-2024: A3057

S2341 (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.

S2341 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2341 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2341

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 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.
                                                           LBD02181-01-9

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