senate Bill S1738

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to time limits for a speedy trial

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Jan 16, 2019 referred to codes

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S1738 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§30.30 & 180.85, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7006

S1738 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to time limits for a speedy trial.

S1738 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1738 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1738

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BAILEY, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, COMRIE,
  KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to  time  limits
  for a speedy trial

  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 "Kalief's law".
  § 2. Section 30.30 of the criminal procedure law, as added by  chapter
184  of  the  laws of 1972, paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 as amended by
chapter 93 of the laws of  2006,  paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  4  as
amended by chapter 558 of the laws of 1982, paragraph (c) of subdivision
4 as amended by chapter 631 of the laws of 1996, paragraph (h) of subdi-
vision  4  as added by chapter 837 of the laws of 1986, paragraph (i) of
subdivision 4 as added by chapter 446 of the laws of 1993, paragraph (j)
of subdivision 4 as added by chapter 222 of the laws of 1994,  paragraph
(b)  of  subdivision  5  as  amended by chapter 109 of the laws of 1982,
paragraphs (e) and (f) of subdivision 5 as added by chapter 209  of  the
laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
§ 30.30 Speedy trial; time limitations.
  1.  Except  as  otherwise provided in subdivision three, a motion made
pursuant to paragraph (e) of subdivision one of section 170.30 or  para-
graph (g) of subdivision one of section 210.20 must be granted where the
people are not ready for trial within:
  (a)  six  months  of  the  commencement of a criminal action wherein a
defendant is accused of one or more offenses, at least one of which is a
felony;
  (b) ninety days of the commencement of a  criminal  action  wherein  a
defendant is accused of one or more offenses, at least one of which is a
misdemeanor  punishable by a sentence of imprisonment of more than three
months and none of which is a felony;

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

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