N.Y. Crim. Proc. Law § 130.30

Current through 2021 NY Law Chapter 633
Section 130.30 - Summons; when issuable

A local criminal court or youth part of the superior court may issue a summons in any case in which, pursuant to section 120.20, it is authorized to issue a warrant of arrest based upon an information, a prosecutor's information, a felony complaint or a misdemeanor complaint. If such information, prosecutor's information, felony complaint or misdemeanor complaint is not sufficient on its face as prescribed in section 100.40, and if the court is satisfied that on the basis of the available facts or evidence it would be impossible to draw and file an authorized accusatory instrument that is sufficient on its face, the court must dismiss the accusatory instrument. A superior court may issue a summons in any case in which, pursuant to section 210.10, it is authorized to issue a warrant of arrest based upon an indictment.

N.Y. Crim. Proc. Law § 130.30

Amended by New York Laws 2017, ch. 59,Sec. WWW-18, eff. 10/1/2018.