|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 27, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S7081
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7081 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7081 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7081 SPONSOR: O'MARA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to permitting the electronic appearance of a defendant in the county of Steuben PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To amend the Criminal Procedure Law permitting the electronic appearance of defendants in Steuben County. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Subdivision 1 of Section 182.20 of the Criminal Procedure Law, as amended by Chapter 332 of the Laws of 2009, is amended to include Steu- ben County as a county where the court in its discretion may dispense with the personal appearance of the defendant, except at trial or hear- ing, and conduct an electronic appearance in connection with a criminal action.
S7081 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7081 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 27, 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 the electronic appearance of a defendant in the county of Steuben 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, STEUBEN, Tompkins, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Clinton, Essex, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Warren, Westches- ter, Suffolk, Herkimer or Franklin county, provided that the chief administrator of the courts has authorized the use of electronic appear- ance and the defendant, after consultation with counsel, consents on the record. Such consent shall be required at the commencement of each elec- tronic appearance to such electronic appearance. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, the amendments to subdivision 1 of section 182.20 of the criminal procedure 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. LBD11312-01-1
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