Bill Text: NY S01209 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizes the St. Lawrence county jail to be used for detention of persons under arrest being held for arraignment in any local court in the county of St. Lawrence.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-11 - REFERRED TO CRIME VICTIMS, CRIME AND CORRECTION [S01209 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01209-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          1209
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 11, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
          Correction
        AN  ACT  to amend the correction law, in relation to authorizing the St.
          Lawrence county jail to be used for detention of persons under  arrest
          being  held  for  arraignment  in any local court in the county of St.
          Lawrence
          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 St. Lawrence county jail may also be used for  the  detention
     4  of  persons under arrest being held for arraignment in any court located
     5  in the county of St. Lawrence.
     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 St.
     9  Lawrence 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  prior to commitment, as if such person had been judicially committed  to
    12  the  custody  of  the  sheriff  and  such  person may be held in the St.
    13  Lawrence county jail.
    14    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided,  however,  that
    15  the  amendments  to section 500-c of the correction law, made by section
    16  two of this act, shall not affect the repeal of such section  and  shall
    17  be deemed repealed therewith.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05049-01-9
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