02 Oct 2018
Public Hearings: to examine the state’s current parole policies and Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order allowing conditional pardons that enable parolees to vote.William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center
William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center
Joint – Senate Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction
Chair: Senator Patrick M. Gallivan
and Senate Standing Committee on Elections
Chair: Senator Frederick J. Askhar II
Sponsor: Senator Elaine Phillips
Public Hearing: To examine both the statutory procedures parole board members are required to consider when making a decision and compliance with same as well as the procedures used in issuing conditional pardons pursuant to Executive Order 181
Place: William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, 28 West Carl Street, Hicksville, New York
Time: 11:00 A.M.
Contact: Niko Ladopoulos (518) 455-3471 (Gallivan); Dan Toomey (518) 455-3265 (Phillips)
Media Contact: Jim Ranney (716) 656-8544 (Gallivan); Meagan Fitzgerald (518) 455-3265 (Phillips)
ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
New York State Senator Patrick Gallivan, Chair of the Crime Victims, Crime, and Correction Committee, and Senator Fred Akshar, Chair of the Elections Committee, today announced the dates for two public hearings being held to examine the state’s current parole policies and Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order allowing conditional pardons that enable parolees to vote.
The hearings are scheduled for October 1st in Albany and October 2nd in Long Island. Senators will be taking testimony about New York’s parole system, the pardoning of parolees, public safety, elections, and other related issues.
October 1, 2018, at Noon in Hearing Room A of the Legislative Office Building.
October 2, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, 28 W. Carl Street, Hicksville.
"Written testimony will be accepted until close of business on October 9, 2018. Please email testimony to firstname.lastname@example.org"