senate Bill S6290

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to hate crimes and bail eligibility

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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Apr 20, 2021 referred to codes

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S6290 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§510.10, 530.20 & 530.40, CP L

S6290 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to hate crimes, as defined in article four hundred eighty-five of the penal law, and bail eligibility.

S6290 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6290 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6290
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  hate  crimes
   and bail eligibility
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Paragraphs (s) and (t) of subdivision 4 of  section  510.10
 of the criminal procedure law, as added by section 2 of part UU of chap-
 ter 56 of the laws of 2020, are amended and a new paragraph (u) is added
 to read as follows:
   (s)  a  felony,  where  the defendant qualifies for sentencing on such
 charge as a persistent felony offender pursuant to section 70.10 of  the
 penal law; [or]
   (t)  any  felony or class A misdemeanor involving harm to an identifi-
 able person or property, where such charge arose from conduct  occurring
 while  the  defendant  was  released  on  his or her own recognizance or
 released under conditions for a separate felony or class  A  misdemeanor
 involving harm to an identifiable person or property, provided, however,
 that  the  prosecutor  must  show  reasonable  cause to believe that the
 defendant committed the instant crime and any underlying crime. For  the
 purposes  of this subparagraph, any of the underlying crimes need not be
 a qualifying offense as defined in this subdivision[.]; OR
   (U) A HATE CRIME AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE OF THE
 PENAL LAW.
   § 2. Subparagraphs (xix) and (xx) of paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of
 section 530.20 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by section 3 of
 part UU of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, are amended and a new subpar-
 agraph (xxi) is added to read as follows:
   (xix) a felony, where the defendant qualifies for sentencing  on  such
 charge  as a persistent felony offender pursuant to section 70.10 of the
 penal law; [or]
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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