Denies bail for persons charged with driving while intoxicated in certain instances resulting in the death of another person.
- Jan 4, 2012: referred to codes
- Jan 21, 2011: referred to codes
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2904 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N ASSEMBLY January 21, 2011 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. GABRYSZAK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to the denial of bail for persons charged with driving while intoxicated in certain instances THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 530.20 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chapter 531 of the laws of 1975, is amended to read as follows:
(a) A city court, a town court or a village court may not order recognizance or bail when (i) the defendant is charged with a class A felony, [
or] (ii) it appears that the defendant has two previous felony convictions OR (III) THE DEFENDANT IS CHARGED WITH A VIOLATION OF SECTION 125.12 OF THE PENAL LAW; S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07775-01-1