1. An oral application for a search warrant may be communicated to a judge by telephone,
radio or other means of electronic communication.
2. Where an oral application for a search warrant is made, the applicant therefor
must identify himself and the purpose of his communication. After being sworn as provided in subdivision three of this section, the applicant
must also make the statement required by paragraph (b) of subdivision two 1 of section 690.35 and provide the same allegations of fact required by paragraph (c) of such subdivision;
provided, however, persons, properly identified, other than the applicant may also
provide some or all of such allegations of fact directly to the court. Where appropriate, the applicant may also make a request specified in subdivision
three 2 of section 690.35.
3. Upon being advised that an oral application for a search warrant is being made,
a judge shall place under oath the applicant and any other person providing information
in support of the application. Such oath or oaths and all of the remaining communication must be recorded, either
by means of a voice recording device or verbatim stenographic or verbatim longhand
notes. If a voice recording device is used or a stenographic record made, the judge must
have the record transcribed, certify to the accuracy of the transcription and file
the original record and transcription with the court within twenty-four hours of the
issuance of a warrant. If longhand notes are taken, the judge shall subscribe a copy and file it with the
court within twenty-four hours of the issuance of a warrant.
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