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§  650.  Warrant  for execution of death sentence. 1. When a person is  sentenced to the punishment of death, the justice or judge who  presided  at the sentencing proceeding, or if that justice or judge is unavailable  for  any reason, then any justice of the supreme court of the department  in which the defendant was sentenced, must, within seven days, make out,  sign and deliver to the sheriff of the county, a warrant directed to the  commissioner  or  to  the  superintendent  of  an  institution  in   the  department  designated by the commissioner. Such warrant shall state the  conviction and sentence, appoint a week on which the sentence  shall  be  executed,  and  command  the commissioner to execute the sentence within  that week. In counties within the city of New York, or in the county  of  Westchester,  such  warrant  shall  be made out as aforesaid, signed and  delivered to the commissioner of correction of such city or county.    2. If the execution  of  the  sentence  shall  be  delayed  while  the  conviction  or sentence is being appealed, a justice or judge authorized  to act pursuant to subdivision one of this section, at the conclusion of  the state appellate process, if the conviction or sentence  is  not  set  aside,  must,  within  seven  days,  make  out, sign and deliver another  warrant as provided in subdivision one of this section. If the execution  of the sentence on the date appointed is delayed by any other cause, the  justice or judge shall, as soon as such cause ceases to exist, make out,  sign and deliver another warrant.

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Statutes > New-york > Cor > Article-22-b > 650

§  650.  Warrant  for execution of death sentence. 1. When a person is  sentenced to the punishment of death, the justice or judge who  presided  at the sentencing proceeding, or if that justice or judge is unavailable  for  any reason, then any justice of the supreme court of the department  in which the defendant was sentenced, must, within seven days, make out,  sign and deliver to the sheriff of the county, a warrant directed to the  commissioner  or  to  the  superintendent  of  an  institution  in   the  department  designated by the commissioner. Such warrant shall state the  conviction and sentence, appoint a week on which the sentence  shall  be  executed,  and  command  the commissioner to execute the sentence within  that week. In counties within the city of New York, or in the county  of  Westchester,  such  warrant  shall  be made out as aforesaid, signed and  delivered to the commissioner of correction of such city or county.    2. If the execution  of  the  sentence  shall  be  delayed  while  the  conviction  or sentence is being appealed, a justice or judge authorized  to act pursuant to subdivision one of this section, at the conclusion of  the state appellate process, if the conviction or sentence  is  not  set  aside,  must,  within  seven  days,  make  out, sign and deliver another  warrant as provided in subdivision one of this section. If the execution  of the sentence on the date appointed is delayed by any other cause, the  justice or judge shall, as soon as such cause ceases to exist, make out,  sign and deliver another warrant.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > New-york > Cor > Article-22-b > 650

§  650.  Warrant  for execution of death sentence. 1. When a person is  sentenced to the punishment of death, the justice or judge who  presided  at the sentencing proceeding, or if that justice or judge is unavailable  for  any reason, then any justice of the supreme court of the department  in which the defendant was sentenced, must, within seven days, make out,  sign and deliver to the sheriff of the county, a warrant directed to the  commissioner  or  to  the  superintendent  of  an  institution  in   the  department  designated by the commissioner. Such warrant shall state the  conviction and sentence, appoint a week on which the sentence  shall  be  executed,  and  command  the commissioner to execute the sentence within  that week. In counties within the city of New York, or in the county  of  Westchester,  such  warrant  shall  be made out as aforesaid, signed and  delivered to the commissioner of correction of such city or county.    2. If the execution  of  the  sentence  shall  be  delayed  while  the  conviction  or sentence is being appealed, a justice or judge authorized  to act pursuant to subdivision one of this section, at the conclusion of  the state appellate process, if the conviction or sentence  is  not  set  aside,  must,  within  seven  days,  make  out, sign and deliver another  warrant as provided in subdivision one of this section. If the execution  of the sentence on the date appointed is delayed by any other cause, the  justice or judge shall, as soon as such cause ceases to exist, make out,  sign and deliver another warrant.

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