assembly Bill A5719A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the chief administrator of the courts to establish veterans treatment courts; and relates to the removal of certain actions to veterans treatment courts

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 29, 2021 signed chap.91
delivered to governor
Mar 24, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.409
substituted for s1957a
Mar 16, 2021 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 15, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.41
rules report cal.41
reported
reported referred to rules
reported referred to ways and means
reported referred to codes
Mar 09, 2021 print number 5719a
Mar 09, 2021 amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 24, 2021 referred to judiciary

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A5719 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1957
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, Judy L; amd §§170.15 & 180.20, add §§230.11 & 230.21, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8360, S5059

A5719 - Summary

Authorizes the chief administrator of the courts to establish veterans treatment courts; relates to the removal of certain actions to veterans treatment courts.

A5719 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5719
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. GALEF, STIRPE, HUNTER, McDONOUGH, MANKTELOW --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to authorizing the  chief
   administrator  of  the  courts to establish veterans treatment courts;
   and to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to the removal of
   certain actions to veterans treatment courts
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  212  of the judiciary law is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (aa) to read as follows:
   (AA) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE,  ESTABLISH  SUCH  NUMBER  OF  VETERANS
 TREATMENT COURTS AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO FULFILL THE PURPOSES OF SUBDIVI-
 SION  FOUR  OF SECTION 170.15 AND SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 180.20 OF
 THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
   § 2. Subdivision 5 of section 170.15 of the criminal procedure law, as
 added by chapter 191 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   5. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of this section to the  contrary,
 in any county outside a city having a population of one million or more,
 upon or after arraignment of a defendant on an information, a simplified
 information, a prosecutor's information or a misdemeanor complaint pend-
 ing  in  a  local  criminal  court,  such  court may, upon motion of the
 defendant [and after giving the district attorney an opportunity  to  be
 heard,  order  that  the  action  be removed from the court in which the
 matter is pending to another local criminal court in the same county, or
 with consent of the district attorney to another court in  an  adjoining
 county,  that  has  been  designated as a human trafficking court by the
 chief administrator of the courts, and such human trafficking court]  TO
 REMOVE THE ACTION TO A COURT IN AN ADJOINING COUNTY THAT HAS BEEN DESIG-
 NATED  AS  A  HUMAN TRAFFICKING COURT OR VETERANS TREATMENT COURT BY THE
 CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS, AND AFTER GIVING THE DISTRICT  ATTOR-
 NEY  AN  OPPORTUNITY  TO  BE  HEARD AND WITH THE CONSENT OF THE DISTRICT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A5719A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1957
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §212, Judy L; amd §§170.15 & 180.20, add §§230.11 & 230.21, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8360, S5059

A5719A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the chief administrator of the courts to establish veterans treatment courts; relates to the removal of certain actions to veterans treatment courts.

A5719A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5719--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. GALEF, STIRPE, HUNTER, McDONOUGH, MANKTELOW --
   read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Judiciary  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to authorizing the chief
   administrator of the courts to establish  veterans  treatment  courts;
   and to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to the removal of
   certain actions to veterans treatment courts
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  212  of  the  judiciary  law  is
 amended by adding a new paragraph (bb) to read as follows:
   (BB)  TO  THE  EXTENT  PRACTICABLE,  ESTABLISH SUCH NUMBER OF VETERANS
 TREATMENT COURTS AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO FULFILL THE PURPOSES OF SUBDIVI-
 SION FIVE OF SECTION 170.15, SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION 180.20, SECTION
 230.11 AND SECTION 230.21 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW.
   § 2. Subdivision 5 of section 170.15 of the criminal procedure law, as
 added by chapter 191 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   5. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of this section to the  contrary,
 in any county outside a city having a population of one million or more,
 upon or after arraignment of a defendant on an information, a simplified
 information, a prosecutor's information or a misdemeanor complaint pend-
 ing  in  a  local  criminal  court,  such  court may, upon motion of the
 defendant and after giving the district attorney an  opportunity  to  be
 heard,  order  that  the  action  be removed from the court in which the
 matter is pending to another local criminal court in the same county, or
 with consent of the district attorney AND THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY  OF  THE
 ADJOINING  COUNTY  to  another court in [an] SUCH adjoining county, that
 has been designated as a human trafficking court OR  VETERANS  TREATMENT
 COURT by the chief administrator of the courts, and such human traffick-
 ing  court  OR  VETERANS TREATMENT COURT may then conduct such action to
 [judgement] JUDGMENT or other final deposition; provided, however,  that
 NO  COURT  MAY  ORDER REMOVAL PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION TO A VETERANS
 TREATMENT COURT OF A FAMILY OFFENSE CHARGE DESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION  ONE