senate Bill S7385

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Permits the electronic appearance of a defendant in the county of Jefferson

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 17, 2021 referred to rules

S7385 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §182.20, CP L

S7385 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits the electronic appearance of a defendant in the county of Jefferson.

S7385 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7385 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                            September 17, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in  relation  to  permitting
   the electronic appearance of a defendant in the county of Jefferson
   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,  JEFFERSON,  Kings,  New York, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario,
 Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, St.  Lawrence,  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 section and shall be deemed repealed therewith.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.


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