assembly Bill A4949

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to ensuring privacy protections for all emergency personnel present at a crime scene

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Feb 09, 2021 referred to codes

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A4949 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§245.20 & 245.70, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9107

A4949 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Ensures privacy protections for all emergency personnel present at a crime scene including ambulance services or advanced life support first response services, certified first responders, firefighters, emergency medical technicians or advanced emergency medical technicians, who are employed by or enrolled members of any such service.

A4949 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4949
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SIMPSON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure  law,  in  relation  to  ensuring
   privacy  protections  for  all  emergency personnel present at a crime
   scene
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of subdivision 1 of section 245.20 of the
 criminal procedure law, as amended by section 2 of part HHH  of  chapter
 56 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   (c)  The  names and adequate contact information for all persons other
 than law enforcement personnel,  AMBULANCE  SERVICES  OR  ADVANCED  LIFE
 SUPPORT FIRST RESPONSE SERVICES, CERTIFIED FIRST RESPONDERS,  FIREFIGHT-
 ERS, EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS OR ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNI-
 CIANS, WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY OR ENROLLED MEMBERS OF ANY SUCH SERVICE, whom
 the  prosecutor  knows  to  have evidence or information relevant to any
 offense charged or to any potential defense thereto, including a  desig-
 nation  by  the prosecutor as to which of those persons may be called as
 witnesses. Nothing in this paragraph shall  require  the  disclosure  of
 physical  addresses;  provided,  however,  upon  a motion and good cause
 shown the court may direct the disclosure of a physical address.  Infor-
 mation  under this subdivision relating to the identity of a 911 caller,
 the victim or witness of an offense defined under  article  one  hundred
 thirty  or section 230.34 or 230.34-a of the penal law, any other victim
 or witness of a crime where the defendant has substantiated  affiliation
 with  a  criminal  enterprise as defined in subdivision three of section
 460.10 of the penal law, or a confidential informant  may  be  withheld,
 and  redacted from discovery materials, without need for a motion pursu-
 ant to section 245.70 of this article; but the prosecution shall  notify
 the  defendant  in writing that such information has not been disclosed,
 unless the court rules otherwise for good cause shown.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.