|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 01, 2012||signed chap.363|
|Jul 20, 2012||delivered to governor|
|May 22, 2012||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.737
substituted for s6785
|May 22, 2012||substituted by a8917|
|May 14, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|May 09, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|May 08, 2012||1st report cal.737|
|Apr 18, 2012||reported and committed to finance|
|Mar 21, 2012||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S6785Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8917 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S6785 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §269-i, Exec L; amd §10.05, Ment Hyg L
S6785 - Summary
Relates to records of parole release interviews for inmates detained as sex offenders.
S6785 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6785 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law and the mental hygiene law, in relation to records of parole release interviews for certain inmates PURPOSE: This bill will ensure that all records of parole interviews for sex offenders are transmitted to the Office of Mental Health (OMH) for review by the civil commitment case review panel. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends the Executive Law to require the parole board to make a verbatim record of an parole release interviews where the inmate is a detained sex offender. Section 2 of the bill amends the Mental Hygiene Law to require that records of parole hearings be included with the notice sent to the Office of Mental Health when a sex offender is due to be released and is being considered for civil commitment. Section 3 of the bill requires the OMH multidisciplinary team, and the case review panel by operation of subdivision (e) of section 10.05 of the mental hygiene law, to review the records of parole hearings for sex offenders.
S6785 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6785 I N S E N A T E March 21, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 and the mental hygiene law, in relation to records of parole release interviews for certain inmates THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 259-i of the executive law, as amended by section 1 of part T of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: (a) (I) The board shall provide for the making of a verbatim record of each parole release interview, except where a decision is made to release the inmate to parole supervision, and each preliminary and final revocation hearing, except when the decision of the presiding officer after such hearings result in a dismissal of all charged violations of parole, conditional release or post release supervision. (II) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPARAGRAPH (I) OF THIS PARA- GRAPH, THE BOARD SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE MAKING OF A VERBATIM RECORD OF EACH PAROLE RELEASE INTERVIEW IN ALL PROCEEDINGS WHERE THE INMATE IS A DETAINED SEX OFFENDER AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION (G) OF SECTION 10.03 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW. SUCH RECORD SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH FOR USE BY THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY STAFF AND THE CASE REVIEW PANEL PURSUANT TO SECTION 10.05 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW. S 2. Paragraph 5 of subdivision (c) of section 10.05 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter 7 of the laws of 2007, is amended and a new paragraph 6 is added to read as follow: (5) A description of the person's institutional history, including his or her participation in any sex offender treatment program[.]; AND (6) RECORDS OF PAROLE RELEASE INTERVIEWS PREPARED PURSUANT TO SUBPAR- AGRAPH (II) OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-I OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW. S 3. Subdivision (d) of section 10.05 of the mental hygiene law, as added by chapter 7 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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