assembly Bill A8161

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that certain applicants be eligible for conviction sealing

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jun 04, 2019 referred to codes

A8161 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6561
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §160.59, CP L

A8161 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that certain applicants be eligible for conviction sealing.

A8161 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  8161

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 4, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN  ACT  to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to eligibility
  for conviction sealing for certain applicants

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section 160.59 of the criminal procedure law, as added by
section 48 of part WWW of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017  and  paragraph
(a)  of subdivision 2 and subdivision 11 as amended by chapter 60 of the
laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
§ 160.59 Sealing of certain convictions.
  1. Definitions: As used in this section,  the  following  terms  shall
have the following meanings:
  (a)  "Eligible  offense"  shall mean A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF
SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC  LAW  OR  A
VIOLATION  OF  SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 240.37 OF THE PENAL LAW OR any
crime defined in the laws of this state other than a sex offense defined
in article one hundred thirty of the penal law, an  offense  defined  in
article  two  hundred  sixty-three  of  the  penal law, a felony offense
defined in article one hundred twenty-five of the penal law,  a  violent
felony  offense  defined  in  section  70.02 of the penal law, a class A
felony offense defined in the penal law, a  felony  offense  defined  in
article  one  hundred five of the penal law where the underlying offense
is not an eligible offense, an attempt to commit an offense that is  not
an  eligible offense if the attempt is a felony, or an offense for which
registration as a sex offender is required pursuant to article six-C  of
the  correction  law.    For  the  purposes  of  this section, where the
[defendant] APPLICANT is convicted of more than  one  eligible  offense,
[committed as part of the same criminal transaction as defined in subdi-
vision  two  of  section  40.10 of this chapter, those offenses shall be
considered one eligible offense] FOR WHICH THEY WERE CHARGED IN SEPARATE

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