senate Bill S6739

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Limits temporary detention of defendants in violation of their release in a local correctional facility to 72 hours before transfer to state custody

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May 01, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Mar 15, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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May 1, 2012 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 1, 2012

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S6739 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10237
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง259-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

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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