|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 15, 2020||referred to codes|
senate Bill S7269
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7269 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7269 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7269 Revised 1/17/2020 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to immediate enforcement of securing orders PURPOSE: To reinstate the discretion of judges to issue a bench warrant without waiting 48 hours when a principal in a criminal action or proceeding fails to appear for a scheduled court appearance SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Repeals subdivision 2 of section 510.50 of the Criminal Procedure Law, requiring judges to wait 48 hours before issuing a bench warrant for a principal's failure to appear for a scheduled court appearance.
S7269 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7269 I N S E N A T E January 15, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERINO -- 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 immediate enforcement of securing orders THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 510.50 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by section 9 of part JJJ of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: § 510.50 Enforcement of securing order. [1.] When the attendance of a principal confined in the custody of the sheriff is required at the criminal action or proceeding at a particular time and place, the court may compel such attendance by directing the sheriff to produce the principal at such time and place. If the princi- pal is at liberty on the principal's own recognizance or non-monetary conditions or on bail, the principal's attendance may be achieved or compelled by various methods, including notification and the issuance of a bench warrant, prescribed by law in provisions governing such matters with respect to the particular kind of action or proceeding involved. [2. Except when the principal is charged with a new crime while at liberty, absent relevant, credible evidence demonstrating that a princi- pal's failure to appear for a scheduled court appearance was willful, the court, prior to issuing a bench warrant for a failure to appear for a scheduled court appearance, shall provide at least forty-eight hours notice to the principal or the principal's counsel that the principal is required to appear, in order to give the principal an opportunity to appear voluntarily.] § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14812-01-0
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