senate Bill S9350

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor

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

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view actions (12)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2022 signed chap.351
Jun 23, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.757
substituted for a10435
May 31, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 25, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1603
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 18, 2022 referred to codes

S9350 (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S9350 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S9350 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9350 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               May 18, 2022
 Introduced  by  Sen.  JORDAN -- 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 Saratoga

   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, SARATOGA, 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, 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.


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