|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 01, 2012||reported and committed to finance|
|Mar 15, 2012||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S6739
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6739 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §259-i, Exec L
S6739 - Summary
Limits temporary detention of defendants in violation of their release in a local correctional facility to 72 hours before transfer to state custody.
S6739 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6739 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, in relation to temporary detention of persons whose presumptive release, parole, conditional release or post- release supervision alleged to have violated the terms of their release PURPOSE: This bill would limit the temporary detention of defendants in violation of their release in a local correctional facility to three days before their transfer to state custody. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The bill amends subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) of subdivi- sion 3 of section 259-I of the Executive law to provide that parole violators who are placed in the temporary detention of a local correc- tional facility shall be held no longer than 72 hours before they must be transferred to a state correctional facility for further temporary detention. JUSTIFICATION: This bill would provide mandate relief for County government by provid- ing that an alleged state parole violator must be transferred to a state correctional facility within 72 hours of his original detention in the county facility within the county where he was arrested.
S6739 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6739 I N S E N A T E March 15, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to temporary detention of persons whose presumptive release, parole, conditional release or post-release supervision alleged to have violated the terms of their release THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 259-i of the executive law, as amended by section 38-f-1 of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (i) If the parole officer having charge of a presumptively released, paroled or conditionally released person or a person released to post- release supervision or a person received under the uniform act for out- of-state parolee supervision shall have reasonable cause to believe that such person has lapsed into criminal ways or company, or has violated one or more conditions of his presumptive release, parole, conditional release or post-release supervision, such parole officer shall report such fact to a member of the board, or to any officer of the department designated by the board, and thereupon a warrant may be issued for the retaking of such person and for his temporary detention in accordance with the rules of the board. The retaking and detention of any such person may be further regulated by rules and regulations of the depart- ment not inconsistent with this article. A warrant issued pursuant to this section shall constitute sufficient authority to the superintendent or other person in charge of any jail, penitentiary, lockup or detention pen to whom it is delivered to hold in temporary detention the person named therein; except that a warrant issued with respect to a person who has been released on medical parole pursuant to section two hundred fifty-nine-r of this article and whose parole is being revoked pursuant to paragraph (h) of subdivision four of such section shall [constitute authority for] REQUIRE the immediate placement of the parolee only into EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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