senate Bill S1190

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the state commission on prosecutorial conduct

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 27, 2019 approval memo.1
signed chap.23
Mar 15, 2019 delivered to governor
Jan 15, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.10
substituted for a781
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 14, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.10
Jan 11, 2019 referred to rules

S1190 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A781
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 15-A, Judy L; amd §3, Chap 202 of 2018

S1190 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the state commission on prosecutorial conduct; functions and powers of the commission and its members; relates to the effectiveness thereof.

S1190 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1190 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1190

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to the  state  commission
  on prosecutorial conduct; and to amend chapter 202 of the laws of 2018
  amending  the judiciary law relating to establishing the commission on
  prosecutorial conduct, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1. Article 15-A of the judiciary law, as added by chapter 202
of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 15-A
                STATE COMMISSION ON PROSECUTORIAL CONDUCT
Section 499-a. Establishment of commission.
        499-b. Definitions.
        499-c. State commission on prosecutorial conduct; organization.
        499-d. Functions; powers and duties.
        499-e. Panels; referees.
        499-f. Complaint; investigation; hearing and disposition.
        499-g. Confidentiality of records.
        499-h. Breach of confidentiality of commission information.
        499-i. Resignation  not  to  divest  commission  or  [court   of
                 appeals]  PRESIDING  JUSTICES OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION
                 of jurisdiction.
        499-j. Effect.
  § 499-a. Establishment of commission.  [A]  THERE  IS  HEREBY  CREATED
WITHIN  THE  EXECUTIVE  DEPARTMENT  A  state commission of prosecutorial
conduct [is hereby established]. The commission shall have the authority
to review the conduct of prosecutors upon the filing of a complaint with
the commission to determine whether said conduct as alleged departs from
the applicable statutes,  case  law,  New  York  Rules  of  Professional

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06137-01-9

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