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SECTION 185.30
Conditions and limitations on electronic arraignment
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 2, TITLE H, ARTICLE 185
* § 185.30 Conditions and limitations on electronic arraignment.

Whenever a person is arraigned by means of an electronic arraignment,
the following conditions and limitations shall apply:

1. The defendant may not enter a plea of guilty;

2. The electronic arraignment process may be used only when the
accusatory instrument does not charge a felony;

3. No electronic recording of an electronic arraignment may be made,
viewed or inspected except as may be authorized by rules of the chief
administrator of the courts; and

4. Stenographic recording of the arraignment shall be made to the
same extent as if it were an ordinary arraignment rather than an
electronic arraignment.
* NB Expired September 1, 1983