N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law Section 620.80
Material witness order

  • witness fee

A witness held in the custody of the sheriff as a result of a material witness order must be paid the sum of three dollars per day for each day of confinement in such custody. Such compensation is a county charge and is payable upon release of such material witness from custody or, in the discretion of the court, at any designated times or intervals during the confinement as the court may deem appropriate.

Source: Section 620.80 — Material witness order; witness fee, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CPL/620.­80 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 620.80’s source at nysenate​.gov

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