Division of Criminal Justice Services

Prosecutorial Processing - Criminal Case Processing - Plea Agreements

Authority: Criminal Procedure Law Sections 220.30 and 340.20.

1. The written consent filed with the plea court for a dismissal pursuant to Criminal Procedure Law 220.30(3)(a)(ii) should contain:

a. the signatures of the judge and prosecutor

b. key identifiers

c. plea court name and case number

d. dismissing court name and case number

2. When making a motion to dismiss a case pending in one court due to a plea agreement made in another court, the prosecutor should provide the case identifiers for both cases including court names and court case numbers, to each court involved in the agreement. Both courts must report the identifying information in order for the reporting system to make the appropriate associations and suppressions between the related cases on the criminal history record.


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