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S05411 Summary:

Add §530.15, CP L
Requires persons against whom an order of protection is issued to wear an electronic monitoring device; prohibits the tampering with such a device and violation of such prohibition constitutes a class E felony.
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S05411 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                      March 4, 2021
        Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law,  in  relation  to  requiring
          certain individuals to wear electronic monitoring devices
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The criminal procedure law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 530.15 to read as follows:
     3  § 530.15 Wearing of electronic tagging devices.
     4    1.  Any  person against whom an order of protection is issued pursuant
     5  to this article shall be  required  to  wear  an  electronic  monitoring
     6  device.    For  purposes of this section, "electronic monitoring device"
     7  means a device, worn by an  individual,  that  transmits  a  signal  and
     8  enables  another  person or entity to monitor, track and/or pinpoint the
     9  location of the individual wearing the device through the  reception  of
    10  that signal.
    11    2.  An individual shall not tamper with his or her electronic monitor-
    12  ing device in any way, nor may they allow another person to tamper  with
    13  such device. Any person who tampers with an electronic monitoring device
    14  shall be guilty of a class E felony.
    15    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to any
    16  person against whom an order of protection has been issued on  or  after
    17  the effective date of this act.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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