senate Bill S482B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to jury deliberations

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 07, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 20, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 19, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 18, 2022 1st report cal.232
Jan 06, 2022 print number 482b
Jan 06, 2022 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 30, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 22, 2021 amended on third reading 482a
Mar 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 09, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 08, 2021 1st report cal.512
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Codes committee Vote

S482B
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 8, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S482
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 8, 2021

aye wr (2)

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S482 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4553
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §310.30, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8772

S482 - Summary

Allows for written instructions regarding elements to be supplied to a jury.

S482 - Sponsor Memo

S482 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    482
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- 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 jury deliber-
   ations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  shall be known and may be cited as the "Tiarah
 Poyau Act".
   § 2. Section 310.30 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chap-
 ter 208 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
 § 310.30  Jury deliberation; request for information.
   At any time during its deliberation, the jury may  request  the  court
 for  further  instruction  or  information with respect to the law, with
 respect to the content or substance  of  any  trial  evidence,  or  with
 respect to any other matter pertinent to the jury's consideration of the
 case.    Upon  such  a  request,  the court must direct that the jury be
 returned to the courtroom and, after notice to both the people and coun-
 sel for the defendant, and in the presence of the defendant,  must  give
 such  requested  information  or  instruction as the court deems proper.
 With the consent of the parties and upon the request  of  the  jury  for
 further  instruction  with respect to a statute, the court may also give
 to the jury copies of the text of any statute which, in its  discretion,
 the  court  deems  proper.  IN ADDITION, WHERE THE JURY REQUESTS WRITTEN
 INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING THE ELEMENTS OF ANY OFFENSE SUBMITTED, OR OF  ANY
 DEFENSE  OR AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE SUBMITTED IN RELATION THERETO, THE COURT
 MAY PROVIDE THE JURY WITH SUCH WRITTEN  INSTRUCTIONS  AS  THE  JURY  HAS
 REQUESTED  AND  THE  COURT DEEMS PROPER.  BEFORE GIVING TO THE JURY SUCH
 WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING THE ELEMENTS OF ANY  OFFENSE  OR  OF  ANY
 DEFENSE OR AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, THE COURT SHALL
 PERMIT  COUNSEL TO EXAMINE SUCH WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS, SHALL AFFORD COUN-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S482A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4553
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §310.30, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8772

S482A - Summary

Allows for written instructions regarding elements to be supplied to a jury.

S482A - Sponsor Memo

S482A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  482--A
     Cal. No. 512
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PERSAUD, BIAGGI, JACKSON -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes --
   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 criminal procedure law, in relation to jury deliber-
   ations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This  act  shall be known and may be cited as the "Tiarah
 Poyau Act".
   § 2. Section 310.30 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chap-
 ter 208 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
 § 310.30  Jury deliberation; request for information.
   At any time during its deliberation, the jury may  request  the  court
 for  further  instruction  or  information with respect to the law, with
 respect to the content or substance  of  any  trial  evidence,  or  with
 respect to any other matter pertinent to the jury's consideration of the
 case.    Upon  such  a  request,  the court must direct that the jury be
 returned to the courtroom and, after notice to both the people and coun-
 sel for the defendant, and in the presence of the defendant,  must  give
 such  requested  information  or  instruction as the court deems proper.
 With the consent of the parties and upon the request  of  the  jury  for
 further  instruction  with respect to a statute, the court may also give
 to the jury copies of the text of any statute which, in its  discretion,
 the  court  deems  proper.  IN ADDITION, WHERE THE JURY REQUESTS WRITTEN
 INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING THE ELEMENTS OF ANY OFFENSE SUBMITTED, OR OF  ANY
 DEFENSE  OR AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE SUBMITTED IN RELATION THERETO, THE COURT
 MAY PROVIDE THE JURY WITH SUCH WRITTEN  INSTRUCTIONS  AS  THE  JURY  HAS
 REQUESTED  AND  THE  COURT DEEMS PROPER.  BEFORE GIVING TO THE JURY SUCH
 

Co-Sponsors

S482B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4553
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §310.30, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8772

S482B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for written instructions regarding elements to be supplied to a jury.

S482B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S482B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  482--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. PERSAUD, BIAGGI, JACKSON, MANNION -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Codes  -- 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 -- recom-
   mitted  to  the  Committee  on Codes in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
   sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to jury deliber-
   ations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as  the  "Tiarah
 Poyau Act".
   § 2. Section 310.30 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chap-
 ter 208 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
 § 310.30  Jury deliberation; request for information.
   At  any  time  during its deliberation, the jury may request the court
 for further instruction or information with respect  to  the  law,  with
 respect  to  the  content  or  substance  of any trial evidence, or with
 respect to any other matter pertinent to the jury's consideration of the
 case.  Upon such a request, the court  must  direct  that  the  jury  be
 returned to the courtroom and, after notice to both the people and coun-
 sel  for  the defendant, and in the presence of the defendant, must give
 such requested information or instruction as  the  court  deems  proper.
 With  the  consent  of  the parties and upon the request of the jury for
 further instruction with respect to a statute, the court may  also  give
 to  the jury copies of the text of any statute which, in its discretion,
 the court deems proper. IN ADDITION, WHERE  THE  JURY  REQUESTS  WRITTEN
 INSTRUCTIONS  REGARDING THE ELEMENTS OF ANY OFFENSE SUBMITTED, OR OF ANY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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