senate Bill S1957A

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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Current Bill Status Via A5719 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • 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 24, 2021 substituted by a5719a
Mar 18, 2021 amended on third reading 1957a
Mar 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 23, 2021 1st report cal.409
Jan 16, 2021 referred to judiciary

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S1957 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5719
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:
S5059, A8360

S1957 - Summary

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

S1957 - Sponsor Memo

S1957 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1957
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BROOKS, GOUNARDES, HARCK-
   HAM, RIVERA, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
   ed to be committed 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-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S1957A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5719
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:
S5059, A8360

S1957A (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.

S1957A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1957A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1957--A
     Cal. No. 409
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BROOKS, GOUNARDES, HARCK-
   HAM, RIVERA, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
   ed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary -- reported favorably
   from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to  a
   third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
   the order of third reading
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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