senate Bill S7046

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Permits certain defendants in a criminal action in Chemung, Schuyler, or Yates county to appear electronically, with the approval of the court

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Current Bill Status Via A7968 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2022 signed chap.246
Jun 23, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1853
substituted for s7046
Jun 02, 2022 substituted by a7968
ordered to third reading cal.1853
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
May 26, 2021 referred to codes

S7046 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7968
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §182.20, CP L

S7046 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits certain defendants in a criminal action in Chemung, Schuyler, or Yates county to appear electronically, with the approval of the court.

S7046 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7046 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7046
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  permitting
   certain defendants in a criminal action in Chemung, Schuyler, or Yates
   county to appear electronically, with the approval of the court

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 182.20 of the  criminal  procedure
 law,  as  amended by chapter 332 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read
 as follows:
   1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law and except  as  provided
 in  section  182.30  of  this article, the court, in its discretion, may
 dispense with the  personal  appearance  of  the  defendant,  except  an
 appearance  at  a hearing or trial, and conduct an electronic appearance
 in connection with a criminal action pending in Albany,  Bronx,  Broome,
 Erie,  Kings,  New  York,  Niagara,  Oneida,  Onondaga, Ontario, Orange,
 Putnam, Queens, Richmond, St. Lawrence, Tompkins, Chautauqua,  Cattarau-
 gus,   Clinton,  Essex,  Montgomery,  Rensselaer,  Warren,  Westchester,
 Suffolk, Herkimer [or], Franklin, CHEMUNG, SCHUYLER,  OR  YATES  county,
 provided  that  the chief administrator of the courts has authorized the
 use of electronic appearance and the defendant, after consultation  with
 counsel,  consents  on the record. Such consent shall be required at the
 commencement of each electronic appearance to  such  electronic  appear-
 ance.
   §  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that
 the amendments to subdivision 1 of section 182.20 of the criminal proce-
 dure law made by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal  of
 such section and shall be deemed repealed therewith.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11698-01-1

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