senate Bill S2881

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to judicial diversion programs; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Alcoholism And Substance Abuse Committee


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Jan 26, 2021 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

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S2881 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6603
Current Committee:
Senate Alcoholism And Substance Abuse
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 216 Art Head, §§216.00 & 216.05, rpld §216.00 sub 1 ¶¶(a) & (b), cl ¶, add §216.10, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8687

S2881 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to judicial diversion programs and establishes a diversion part in each county; and repeals certain provisions of law relating thereto.

S2881 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2881 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2881
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RAMOS, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Alcoholism  and
   Substance Abuse
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  criminal procedure law, in relation to judicial
   diversion programs; and to  repeal  certain  provisions  of  such  law
   relating thereto

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The article heading of article 216 of the  criminal  proce-
 dure law, as added by section 4 of part AAA of chapter 56 of the laws of
 2009, is amended to read as follows:
          JUDICIAL DIVERSION [PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN FELONY OFFENDERS]
                                 PROGRAMS
   §  2.  The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 216.00 of the
 criminal procedure law, as amended by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is
 amended to read as follows:
   "Eligible defendant" means any person who stands charged in an indict-
 ment [or a], superior court information [with a class B, C, D or E felo-
 ny offense defined in article  one  hundred  seventy-nine,  two  hundred
 twenty or two hundred twenty-one of the penal law or any other specified
 offense  as  defined in subdivision four of section 410.91 of this chap-
 ter, provided, however, a defendant is not an "eligible defendant" if he
 or she:], MISDEMEANOR COMPLAINT OR FELONY COMPLAINT WITH ANY OFFENSE AND
 HAS A FUNCTIONAL IMPAIRMENT.
   § 3. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 of section 216.00  of  the
 criminal  procedure law, as added by section 4 of part AAA of chapter 56
 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
   "Eligible defendant" means any person who stands charged in an indict-
 ment [or a], superior court information [with a class B, C, D or E felo-
 ny offense defined in article two hundred twenty or two hundred  twenty-
 one  of  the  penal  law  or  any  other specified offense as defined in

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

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