|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|May 22, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 21, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 20, 2019||1st report cal.811|
|Mar 22, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S4754
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4754 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4754 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides for electronic court appearance in a criminal action, anywhere in the state, at the discretion of the court having jurisdiction of the defendant; provides that the defendant must, after consultation with counsel, consent on the record; provides that the chief administrator of the courts must first approve the use of such electronic appearance.
S4754 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4754 SPONSOR: GRIFFO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to electronic court appearance statewide PURPOSE: Allows for electronic court appearance in any county of the State, except an appearance at a hearing or trial, to expedite criminal proceedings and conserve court resources. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 182.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law, as amended by chapter 332 of the laws of 2009, to authorize electronic court appearances of defendants during certain procedures in criminal cases, except an appearance to a hearing or trial. Section 2 states the effective date.
S4754 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4754 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 22, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to electronic court appearance statewide THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 182.20 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chapter 332 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law and except as provided in section 182.30 of this article, the court, in its discretion, may dispense with the personal appearance of the defendant, except an appearance at a hearing or trial, and conduct an electronic appearance in connection with a criminal action [pending in Albany, Bronx, Broome, Erie, Kings, New York, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, St. Lawrence, Tompkins, Chautauqua, Cattarau- gus, Clinton, Essex, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Warren, Westchester, Suffolk, Herkimer or Franklin county], provided that the chief adminis- trator of the courts has authorized the use of electronic appearance and the defendant, after consultation with counsel, consents on the record. Such consent shall be required at the commencement of each electronic appearance to such electronic appearance. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that the amendment to subdivision 1 of section 182.20 of the criminal proce- dure law made by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall be deemed repealed therewith. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10844-01-9
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