|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to codes|
|Apr 23, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S6355
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S6355 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6355 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6355 SPONSOR: AKSHAR TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to controlled substance offenses qualifying for bail and allowing courts to consider the risk of continued substance abuse PURPOSE: To amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to controlled substance offenses qualifying for bail and allowing courts to consider the risk of continued substance abuse. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds controlled substance offenses as defined in Article 220 of the Penal Law, to the qualifying offenses for which a court may in its discretion fix bail or commit the principal defendant to custody of the sheriff pending trial.
S6355 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6355 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 23, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AKSHAR -- 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 controlled substance offenses qualifying for bail and allowing courts to consider the risk of continued substance abuse THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph and paragraphs (a), (d), (s) and (t) of subdivision 4 of section 510.10 of the criminal procedure law, the opening paragraph and paragraphs (a) and (d) as amended and paragraphs (s) and (t) as added by section 2 of part UU of chapter 56 of the laws of 2020, are amended and a new paragraph (u) is added to read as follows: Where the principal stands charged with a qualifying offense, the court, unless otherwise prohibited by law, may in its discretion release the principal pending trial on the principal's own recognizance or under non-monetary conditions, fix bail, or, where the defendant is charged with a qualifying offense [which is a felony], the court may commit the principal to the custody of the sheriff. A principal stands charged with a qualifying offense for the purposes of this subdivision when he or she stands charged with: (a) a felony enumerated in section 70.02 of the penal law[, other than robbery in the second degree as defined in subdivision one of section 160.10 of the penal law, provided, however, that burglary in the second degree as defined in subdivision two of section 140.25 of the penal law shall be a qualifying offense only where the defendant is charged with entering the living area of the dwelling]; (d) a class A felony AS defined in the penal law[, provided that for class A felonies under article two hundred twenty of the penal law, only class A-I felonies shall be a qualifying offense]; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11026-01-1
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