Bill Text: NY A05959 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes the detaining in the Orange county correctional facility of persons awaiting arraignment or appearance in any local court in the county of Orange.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-20 - referred to correction [A05959 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05959-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5959
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 20, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Correction
        AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to authorizing  the  use
          of  the  Orange  county  correctional  facility  for  the detention of
          persons under arrest being held for arraignment or appearance
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Section 500-a of the correction law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 2-t to read as follows:
     3    2-t. The Orange county correctional facility may also be used for  the
     4  detention  of persons under arrest being held for arraignment or appear-
     5  ance in any court located in the county of Orange.
     6    § 2. Section 500-c of the correction law is amended by  adding  a  new
     7  subdivision 26 to read as follows:
     8    26.  Notwithstanding  any  other  provision  of  law, in the county of
     9  Orange all the provisions of this section shall  equally  apply  in  any
    10  case  where the sheriff is holding a person under arrest for arraignment
    11  or appearance prior to commitment, as if such person has been judicially
    12  committed to the custody of the sheriff and such person may be  held  in
    13  the Orange county correctional facility.
    14    §  3. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
    15  ment to section 500-c of the correction law, made by section two of this
    16  act, shall not affect the repeal of such section pursuant to section  12
    17  of  chapter  907  of  the  laws of 1984, as amended, and shall be deemed
    18  repealed therewith.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09934-01-9
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