senate Bill S1280

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enables appellate review of the fairness and appropriateness of an imposed criminal sentence

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.170
Jan 08, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 25, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S1280
8
4
committee
8
Aye
4
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2021

aye wr (1)

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S1280 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5687
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §470.15, CP L

S1280 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enables appellate review of the fairness and appropriateness of an imposed criminal sentence.

S1280 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1280 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1280
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- 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  enabling
   appellate  review  of  the  fairness and appropriateness of an imposed
   sentence

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of subdivision 2 of section 470.15 of the
 criminal procedure law is amended to read as follows:
   (c) Upon  a  determination  that  a  sentence  imposed  upon  a  valid
 conviction  is illegal or unduly harsh or severe, the court [may] SHALL,
 NOTWITHSTANDING AN OTHERWISE ENFORCEABLE WAIVER OF  APPEAL,  modify  the
 judgment  by  reversing it with respect to the sentence and by otherwise
 affirming it.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02761-01-1


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