assembly Bill A8578

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Permits the electronic appearance of a defendant in the county of Sullivan

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2022 signed chap.254
Jun 23, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1549
substituted for s7900
May 09, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.615
May 03, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Dec 13, 2021 referred to codes

A8578 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7900
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §182.20, CP L

A8578 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits the electronic appearance of a defendant in the county of Sullivan, provided that the chief administrator of the courts has authorized the use of electronic appearance and the defendant, after consultation with counsel, consents on the record.

A8578 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8578
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             December 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in  relation  to  permitting
   the electronic appearance of a defendant in the county of Sullivan
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 182.20 of the  criminal  procedure
 law,  as  amended by chapter 332 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read
 as follows:
   1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law and except  as  provided
 in  section  182.30  of  this article, the court, in its discretion, may
 dispense with the  personal  appearance  of  the  defendant,  except  an
 appearance  at  a hearing or trial, and conduct an electronic appearance
 in connection with a criminal action pending in Albany,  Bronx,  Broome,
 Erie,  Kings,  New  York,  Niagara,  Oneida,  Onondaga, Ontario, Orange,
 Putnam, Queens, Richmond, St. Lawrence, Tompkins, Chautauqua,  Cattarau-
 gus, Clinton, Essex, Montgomery, Rensselaer, SULLIVAN, Warren, Westches-
 ter,  Suffolk,  Herkimer  or  Franklin  county,  provided that the chief
 administrator of the courts has authorized the use of electronic appear-
 ance and the defendant, after consultation with counsel, consents on the
 record. Such consent shall be required at the commencement of each elec-
 tronic appearance to such electronic appearance.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately,  provided,  however,  the
 amendments  to subdivision 1 of section 182.20 of the criminal procedure
 law made by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of  such
 section and shall be deemed repealed therewith.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13514-01-1