senate Bill S324

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to precluding inadmissible statements made by defendants because of false information and requires data collection of recorded interrogations

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

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S324 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6570
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §60.45, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6806

S324 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to precluding inadmissible statements made by defendants because of false facts about evidence or because of a statement that undermines the reliability of the defendant's statement and requires data collection and analysis by the division of criminal justice services of recorded interrogations.

S324 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S324 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    324
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MYRIE, BENJAMIN, HOYLMAN, RIVERA, SALAZAR -- 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 defendants'
   statement admissibility and recorded interrogations

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  1  and  2  of section 60.45 of the criminal
 procedure law are amended and a new subdivision 4 is added  to  read  as
 follows:
   1.  Evidence  of  a  written  or  oral confession, admission, or other
 statement made by a defendant with respect to his OR  HER  participation
 or  lack of participation in the offense charged, may not be received in
 evidence against him OR HER in a criminal proceeding if  such  statement
 was involuntarily made.
   2.  A confession, admission or other statement is "involuntarily made"
 by a defendant when it is obtained from him OR HER:
   (a) By any person by the use or threatened use of physical force  upon
 the  defendant  or  another  person,  or  by means of any other improper
 conduct or undue pressure which impaired  the  defendant's  physical  or
 mental condition to the extent of undermining his OR HER ability to make
 a choice whether or not to make a statement; or
   (b)  By  a  public servant engaged in law enforcement activity or by a
 person then acting under his OR HER direction or in cooperation with him
 OR HER:
   (i) by means of any promise or statement of  fact,  which  promise  or
 statement  UNDERMINES  THE  RELIABILITY OF THE DEFENDANT'S STATEMENT, OR
 creates a substantial risk that the defendant might falsely  incriminate
 himself OR HERSELF; [or]
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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