senate Bill S124

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows for the admission of a defendant's previous declarations or statements when the crime committed is a hate crime

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Jan 25, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 19, 2021 1st report cal.97
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 19, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S124
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Jan 19, 2021

nay (1)
aye wr (3)
absent (1)

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S124 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3687
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Add §60.77, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7200, A9539

S124 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for the admission of a defendant's previous declarations or statements when the crime committed is a hate crime.

S124 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S124 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    124
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, GOUNARDES -- 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 the admission
   of  a  defendant's  previous declarations or statements when the crime
   committed is a hate crime
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  criminal  procedure  law  is amended by adding a new
 section 60.77 to read as follows:
 § 60.77 RULES OF EVIDENCE; PREVIOUS DECLARATIONS  AND  STATEMENTS;  HATE
           CRIMES.
   EVIDENCE  OF  A DEFENDANT'S PREVIOUS DECLARATIONS OR STATEMENTS MAY BE
 ADMITTED TO SHOW THE DEFENDANT INTENTIONALLY COMMITTED THE ACT  OR  ACTS
 CONSTITUTING  A  HATE CRIME AS SET FORTH IN ARTICLE FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-
 FIVE OF THE PENAL LAW IN WHOLE OR  IN  SUBSTANTIAL  PART  BECAUSE  OF  A
 BELIEF  OR PERCEPTION REGARDING THE RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCES-
 TRY, GENDER, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION,  RELIGION,  RELIGIOUS  PRAC-
 TICE,  AGE, DISABILITY OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION OF A PERSON, SUBJECT TO THE
 EVIDENTIARY RULES GOVERNING CRIMINAL TRIALS SET FORTH IN THIS TITLE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first on November next succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01916-01-1


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