assembly Bill A3422

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enables prosecutors to access orders of protection issued in association with sealed prior domestic violence cases

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Jan 26, 2021 referred to codes


A3422 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§160.50 & 160.55, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A9540, S7127
2023-2024: A961, S3071

A3422 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables prosecutors to access orders of protection issued in association with sealed prior domestic violence cases if the offender commits a new domestic violence offense.

A3422 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 26, 2021
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to sealed  prior
   domestic violence cases

   Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of  section  160.50  of  the
 criminal  procedure  law, as amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2015,
 is amended to read as follows:
   (d) such records shall be made available to the person accused  or  to
 such  person's  designated  agent,  and shall be made available to (i) a
 prosecutor in any proceeding in which the accused has moved for an order
 pursuant to section 170.56 or 210.46 of this  chapter,  or  (ii)  a  law
 enforcement  agency OR A PROSECUTOR upon ex parte motion in any superior
 court, or in any district court, city court or the criminal court of the
 city of New York provided that such court sealed  the  record,  if  such
 agency  OR PROSECUTOR demonstrates to the satisfaction of the court that
 justice requires that such records be made available to it, or (iii) any
 state or local officer or agency with responsibility for the issuance of
 licenses to possess guns, when the accused has made application for such
 a license, or (iv) the New York  state  department  of  corrections  and
 community  supervision  when  the  accused is on parole supervision as a
 result of conditional release or a parole release  granted  by  the  New
 York  state  board of parole, and the arrest which is the subject of the
 inquiry is one which occurred while the accused was  under  such  super-
 vision,  or  (v)  any  prospective employer of a police officer or peace
 officer as those terms are  defined  in  subdivisions  thirty-three  and
 thirty-four  of section 1.20 of this chapter, in relation to an applica-
 tion for employment as a police  officer  or  peace  officer;  provided,
 however,  that  every  person  who  is  an applicant for the position of
 police officer or peace officer shall be furnished with a  copy  of  all
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.