senate Bill S4913

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the imposition of consecutive sentences for persons convicted of promoting (dangerous) prison contraband in the first degree

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Apr 29, 2011 referred to codes

S4913 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §70.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3387

S4913 - Summary

Provides for the presumption of consecutive sentences for persons convicted of promoting dangerous prison contraband in the first degree such as weapons, explosives and similar items capable of facilitating an escape or causing a disturbance.

S4913 - Sponsor Memo

S4913 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4913

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in  relation  to  sentences  for  inmates
  found guilty of promoting dangerous contraband

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Paragraphs (a) and (b) of subdivision 5 of  section  70.25
of  the  penal  law,  as  amended  by chapter 3 of the laws of 1995, are
amended to read as follows:
  (a) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this  subdivision,  when  a
person  is  convicted  of  assault  in  the second degree, as defined in
subdivision seven of section 120.05 of this chapter, OR PROMOTING PRISON
CONTRABAND IN THE FIRST DEGREE, AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  205.25  OF  THIS
CHAPTER, any definite, indeterminate or determinate term of imprisonment
which  may  be  imposed  as  a  sentence  upon such conviction shall run
consecutively to any undischarged term  of  imprisonment  to  which  the
defendant  was  subject and for which he was confined at the time of the
assault OR AT THE TIME THE CONTRABAND WAS MADE, OBTAINED OR POSSESSED.
  (b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this  subdivision,  when  a
person  is  convicted  of  assault  in  the second degree, as defined in
subdivision seven of section 120.05 of this chapter, OR PROMOTING PRISON
CONTRABAND IN THE FIRST DEGREE, AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  205.25  OF  THIS
CHAPTER, any definite, indeterminate or determinate term of imprisonment
which  may  be  imposed  as  a  sentence  upon such conviction shall run
consecutively to any term of imprisonment which was  previously  imposed
or  which  may  be  prospectively  imposed where the person was confined
within a detention facility at the time of the assault OR  AT  THE  TIME
THE  CONTRABAND  WAS  MADE,  OBTAINED  OR  POSSESSED upon a charge which
culminated in such sentence of imprisonment.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00602-01-1

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