senate Bill S6347

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to sealing petty offenses

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Current Bill Status Via A7584 - 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
Oct 07, 2019 signed chap.359
Oct 01, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1527
substituted for s6347
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by a7584
ordered to third reading cal.1527
Jun 06, 2019 referred to rules

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S6347 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7584
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §160.55, CP L

S6347 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to sealing petty offenses and making certain technical changes.

S6347 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6347 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6347

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. BAILEY -- (at request of the Office of Court Adminis-
  tration)  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to sealing petty
  offenses

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 160.55 of
the  criminal  procedure  law,  as amended by chapter 169 of the laws of
1994, is amended to read as follows:
  [Upon] REGARDLESS OF THE CLASS  OF  OFFENSE  FOR  WHICH  A  PERSON  IS
INITIALLY CHARGED, UPON the termination of a criminal action or proceed-
ing  against  a  person  by  the  conviction of such person of a traffic
infraction or a violation,  other  than  a  violation  of  loitering  as
described in paragraph (d) [or (e)] of subdivision one of section 160.10
of  this [chapter] ARTICLE or the violation of operating a motor vehicle
while ability impaired as described in subdivision one of section eleven
hundred ninety-two of the vehicle and traffic law, unless  the  district
attorney upon motion with not less than five [days] DAYS' notice to such
person  or  his  or her attorney demonstrates to the satisfaction of the
court that the interests of justice require otherwise, or the  court  on
its  own  motion  with  not  less  than five [days] DAYS' notice to such
person or his or her attorney determines that the interests  of  justice
require  otherwise  and states the reasons for such determination on the
record, the clerk of the court wherein such criminal action or  proceed-
ing  was  terminated  shall  immediately  notify the commissioner of the
division of criminal justice services and the heads of  all  appropriate
police  departments  and  other law enforcement agencies that the action
has been terminated by such conviction. Upon receipt of notification  of
such termination:
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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

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