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SECTION 150.80
Court appearance reminders
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 2, TITLE H, ARTICLE 150
§ 150.80 Court appearance reminders.

1. A police officer or other public servant who has issued and served
an appearance ticket must, within twenty-four hours of issuance, file or
cause to be filed with the local criminal court the appearance ticket
and any contact information made available pursuant to subdivision three
of section 150.10 of this article.

2. Upon receipt of the appearance ticket and any contact information
made available pursuant to subdivision three of section 150.10 of this
article, the local criminal court shall issue a court appearance
reminder and notify the arrestee of their court appearances by text
message, telephone call, electronic mail, or first class mail. The local
criminal court may partner with a certified pretrial services agency or
agencies in that county to provide such notification and shall include a
copy of the appearance ticket.

3. A local criminal court is not required to issue a court appearance
reminder if the appearance ticket requires the arrestee's appearance
within seventy-two hours of its issuance, or no contact information has
been provided.