N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law Section 530.50
Order of recognizance or bail

  • during pendency of appeal

1.

A judge who is otherwise authorized pursuant to section 460.50 or section 460.60 to issue an order of recognizance or bail pending the determination of an appeal, may do so unless the defendant received a class A felony sentence or a sentence for any class B or class C felony offense defined in article one hundred thirty of the penal law committed or attempted to be committed by a person eighteen years of age or older against a person less than eighteen years of age.

2.

Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision four of section 510.10, paragraph (b) of subdivision one of section 530.20 and subdivision four of section 530.40 of this title, when a defendant charged with an offense that is not such a qualifying offense applies, pending determination of an appeal, for an order of recognizance or release on non-monetary conditions, where authorized, fixing bail, or ordering non-monetary conditions in conjunction with fixing bail, a judge identified in subdivision two of section 460.50 or paragraph (a) of subdivision one of section 460.60 of this chapter may, in accordance with law, and except as otherwise provided by law, issue a securing order: releasing the defendant on the defendant’s own recognizance or under non-monetary conditions where authorized, fixing bail, or ordering non-monetary conditions in conjunction with fixing bail, or remanding the defendant to the custody of the sheriff where authorized.

3.

Where an appeal by the people has been taken from an order dismissing one or more counts of an accusatory instrument for failure to comply with a discovery order pursuant to subdivision twelve of section 450.20 of this chapter and the defendant is charged with a qualifying offense in the remaining counts in the accusatory instrument, pending determination of an appeal, the defendant may apply for an order of recognizance or release on non-monetary conditions, where authorized, fixing bail, or ordering non-monetary conditions in conjunction with fixing bail. A judge identified in subdivision two of section 460.50 of this chapter or paragraph (a) of subdivision one of section 460.60 of this chapter may, in accordance with law, and except as otherwise provided by law, issue a securing order releasing the defendant on the defendant’s own recognizance or under non-monetary conditions where authorized, fixing bail, or ordering non-monetary conditions in conjunction with fixing bail, or remanding the defendant to the custody of the sheriff where authorized.

Source: Section 530.50 — Order of recognizance or bail; during pendency of appeal, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CPL/530.­50 (updated Jun. 9, 2023; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Jun. 9, 2023

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