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SECTION 700.55
Eavesdropping and video surveillance warrants; custody of warrants, applications and recordings
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 3, TITLE T, ARTICLE 700
§ 700.55 Eavesdropping and video surveillance warrants; custody of

warrants, applications and recordings.

1. Applications made and warrants issued under this article shall be
sealed by the justice. Any eavesdropping or video surveillance warrant,
together with a copy of papers upon which the application is based,
shall be delivered to and retained by the applicant as authority for the
eavesdropping or video surveillance authorized therein. A copy of such
eavesdropping or video surveillance warrant, together with all the
original papers upon which the application was based, must be retained
by the justice issuing the same, and, in the event of the denial of an
application for such an eavesdropping or video surveillance warrant, a
copy of the papers upon which the application was based must be retained
by the justice denying the same. Such applications and warrants may be
disclosed only upon a showing of good cause before a court and may not
be destroyed except on order of the issuing or denying justice, and in
any event must be kept for ten years.

2. Custody of the recordings made pursuant to subdivision three of
section 700.35 may be wherever the justice orders. They may not be
destroyed except upon an order of the justice who issued the warrant and
in any event must be kept for ten years. Duplicate recordings may be
made for use or disclosure pursuant to the provisions of subdivisions
one and two of section 700.65 for investigations.