assembly Bill A9107

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to ensuring privacy protections for all emergency personnel present at a crime scene

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Jul 17, 2020 held for consideration in codes
Jan 21, 2020 referred to codes

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A9107 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7280
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§245.20 & 245.70, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: A4949, S1522
2023-2024: S678

A9107 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures privacy protections for all emergency personnel present at a crime scene including ambulance services or advanced life support first response services, certified first responders, firefighters, emergency medical technicians or advanced emergency medical technicians, who are employed by or enrolled members of any such service.

A9107 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9107

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure  law,  in  relation  to  ensuring
  privacy  protections  for  all  emergency personnel present at a crime
  scene

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of subdivision 1 of section 245.20 of the
criminal procedure law, as added by section 2 of part LLL of chapter  59
of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
  (c)  The  names and adequate contact information for all persons other
than law enforcement personnel,  AMBULANCE  SERVICES  OR  ADVANCED  LIFE
SUPPORT  FIRST RESPONSE SERVICES, CERTIFIED FIRST RESPONDERS, FIREFIGHT-
ERS, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS OR ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNI-
CIANS, WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY OR ENROLLED MEMBERS OF ANY SUCH SERVICE, whom
the prosecutor knows to have evidence or  information  relevant  to  any
offense  charged or to any potential defense thereto, including a desig-
nation by the prosecutor as to which of those persons may be  called  as
witnesses.  Nothing  in  this  paragraph shall require the disclosure of
physical addresses; provided, however, upon  a  motion  and  good  cause
shown  the court may direct the disclosure of a physical address. Infor-
mation under this subdivision relating to a confidential  informant  may
be  withheld,  and redacted from discovery materials, without need for a
motion pursuant to section 245.70 of this article; but  the  prosecution
shall notify the defendant in writing that such information has not been
disclosed, unless the court rules otherwise for good cause shown.
  § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 245.70 of the criminal procedure law, as
added  by  section  2  of part LLL of chapter 59 of the laws of 2019, is
amended to read as follows:
  4. Showing of good cause. In determining good cause under this section
the court may consider: constitutional rights or limitations; danger  to
the  integrity  of physical evidence or the safety of a witness; risk of
intimidation, economic  reprisal,  bribery,  harassment  or  unjustified
annoyance  or  embarrassment to any person, and the nature, severity and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets