assembly Bill A2176A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Exempts certain interested parties or people from civil arrest while going to, remaining at, or returning from the place of such court proceeding

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 03, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.759
substituted for s425a
Jul 20, 2020 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 08, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.93
Jun 11, 2019 amended on third reading 2176a
May 30, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.484
reported
Jan 22, 2019 referred to codes

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A2176 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S425
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §28, Civ Rts L; add §4-a, amd §212, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11013, S8925

A2176 - Summary

Exempts certain interested parties or people from civil arrest while going to, remaining at, or returning from the place of such court proceeding.

A2176 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2176
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   M.   of   A.   SOLAGES,   CRESPO,   PICHARDO,  LENTOL,
   PEOPLES-STOKES, BICHOTTE, NIOU, BARRON, DAVILA,  DE LA ROSA,  DICKENS,
   EPSTEIN,  FERNANDEZ,  HEVESI,  HYNDMAN,  JAFFEE,  JEAN-PIERRE, MOSLEY,
   O'DONNELL, PRETLOW, RAMOS, ROZIC, SEAWRIGHT, WEPRIN, WILLIAMS, WRIGHT,
   LAVINE, KIM, GOTTFRIED, D'URSO, PERRY,  JOYNER,  ORTIZ,  FAHY,  SIMON,
   BUCHWALD,  LIFTON,  ARROYO, GLICK, L. ROSENTHAL, TAYLOR, CAHILL, COOK,
   RIVERA, OTIS, PAULIN -- read once and referred  to  the  Committee  on
   Codes
 
 AN  ACT to amend the civil rights law and the judiciary law, in relation
   to protecting certain interested parties or people from  civil  arrest
   while  going  to,  remaining  at,  or returning from the place of such
   court proceeding
 
   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 the "protect
 our courts act".
   § 2. The civil rights law is amended by adding a  new  section  28  to
 read as follows:
   §  28.  CIVIL  ARREST; CERTAIN LOCATIONS. 1. A PERSON DULY AND IN GOOD
 FAITH ATTENDING A COURT PROCEEDING IN WHICH SUCH PERSON IS  A  PARTY  OR
 POTENTIAL  WITNESS, OR A FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER IS A PARTY OR POTEN-
 TIAL WITNESS, IS PRIVILEGED FROM CIVIL ARREST WHILE GOING TO,  REMAINING
 AT,  AND RETURNING FROM, THE PLACE OF SUCH COURT PROCEEDING, UNLESS SUCH
 CIVIL ARREST IS SUPPORTED  BY  A  JUDICIAL  WARRANT  OR  JUDICIAL  ORDER
 AUTHORIZING SUCH CIVIL ARREST.
   2. IT IS A CONTEMPT OF THE COURT AND FALSE IMPRISONMENT FOR ANY PERSON
 TO WILLFULLY VIOLATE SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, OR AN ORDER OF THE
 COURT ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION FOUR-A OF THE JUDICIARY LAW, BY EXECUT-
 ING  AN  ARREST PROHIBITED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION OR SECTION
 FOUR-A OF THE JUDICIARY LAW, OR WILLFULLY ASSISTING OR WILLFULLY FACILI-
 TATING AN ARREST PROHIBITED  BY  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION  OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A2176A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S425
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §28, Civ Rts L; add §4-a, amd §212, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11013, S8925

A2176A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain interested parties or people from civil arrest while going to, remaining at, or returning from the place of such court proceeding.

A2176A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2176--A
                                                         Cal. No. 484
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   M.   of   A.   SOLAGES,   CRESPO,   PICHARDO,  LENTOL,
   PEOPLES-STOKES, BICHOTTE, NIOU, BARRON, DAVILA,  DE LA ROSA,  DICKENS,
   EPSTEIN,  FERNANDEZ,  HEVESI,  HYNDMAN,  JAFFEE,  JEAN-PIERRE, MOSLEY,
   O'DONNELL, PRETLOW, RAMOS, ROZIC, SEAWRIGHT, WEPRIN, WILLIAMS, WRIGHT,
   LAVINE, KIM, GOTTFRIED, D'URSO, PERRY,  JOYNER,  ORTIZ,  FAHY,  SIMON,
   BUCHWALD,  LIFTON,  ARROYO, GLICK, L. ROSENTHAL, TAYLOR, CAHILL, COOK,
   RIVERA, OTIS, PAULIN,  SIMOTAS,  CRUZ,  CARROLL,  LUPARDO,  DenDEKKER,
   STIRPE,  RICHARDSON,  JACOBSON, BUTTENSCHON, QUART, ZEBROWSKI, COLTON,
   GALEF, FALL, DINOWITZ, SAYEGH, BRONSON, RAYNOR, BLAKE,  REYES,  VANEL,
   WALKER, NOLAN, TITUS, AUBRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Codes  --  reported  from  committee, advanced to a third reading,
   amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  on  the  order  of
   third reading
 
 AN  ACT to amend the civil rights law and the judiciary law, in relation
   to protecting certain interested parties or people from  civil  arrest
   while  going  to,  remaining  at,  or returning from the place of such
   court proceeding

   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 the "protect
 our courts act".
   § 2. The civil rights law is amended by adding a  new  section  28  to
 read as follows:
   §  28.  CIVIL  ARREST; CERTAIN LOCATIONS. 1. A PERSON DULY AND IN GOOD
 FAITH ATTENDING A COURT PROCEEDING IN WHICH SUCH PERSON IS  A  PARTY  OR
 POTENTIAL  WITNESS, OR A FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER IS A PARTY OR POTEN-
 TIAL WITNESS, IS PRIVILEGED FROM CIVIL ARREST WHILE GOING TO,  REMAINING
 AT,  AND RETURNING FROM, THE PLACE OF SUCH COURT PROCEEDING, UNLESS SUCH
 CIVIL ARREST IS SUPPORTED  BY  A  JUDICIAL  WARRANT  OR  JUDICIAL  ORDER
 AUTHORIZING SUCH CIVIL ARREST.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.