senate Bill S7248

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Alters the composition of the state board of parole

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May 31, 2012 reported and committed to finance
May 02, 2012 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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May 31, 2012 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S7248
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Excused
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 31, 2012

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excused (1)

S7248 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง259-b, Exec L

S7248 - Summary

Alters the composition of the state board of parole to include members to be appointed upon the recommendation of the four legislative leaders.

S7248 - Sponsor Memo

S7248 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7248

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 altering the member-
  ship of the state board of parole

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 259-b of the executive law, as
amended by section 38-a of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1. There shall be in the department a state board  of  parole  [which]
THAT  shall  possess  the  powers  and duties hereinafter specified. The
board shall function independently of the department  regarding  all  of
its  decision-making  functions,  as well as any other powers and duties
specified  in  this  article,  provided,  however,  that  administrative
matters of general applicability within the department shall be applica-
ble  to  the  board.  Such board shall consist of not more than nineteen
members [appointed by the governor with the advice and  consent  of  the
senate].  THE  FIRST,  THIRD,  FIFTH, SEVENTH, NINTH, ELEVENTH AND THIR-
TEENTH MEMBERS OF THE PAROLE BOARD SHALL BE APPOINTED BY  THE  GOVERNOR.
THE  SECOND,  SIXTH,  TENTH  AND  FOURTEENTH MEMBERS OF THE PAROLE BOARD
SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE. THE FOURTH,
EIGHTH, TWELFTH AND FIFTEENTH MEMBERS  OF  THE  PAROLE  BOARD  SHALL  BE
APPOINTED  BY  THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY. THE SIXTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH
MEMBERS OF THE PAROLE BOARD SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF
THE SENATE. THE SEVENTEENTH AND NINETEENTH MEMBERS OF THE  PAROLE  BOARD
SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY. WHENEVER A
VACANCY OCCURS OR THE TERM OF ANY MEMBER EXPIRES, HIS OR HER SEAT  SHALL
BE FILLED IN THE MANNER OF HIS OR HER ORIGINAL APPOINTMENT.  The term of
office  of  each  member of such board shall be for six years; provided,
however, that any member chosen to fill a  vacancy  occurring  otherwise
than  by  expiration of term shall be appointed for the remainder of the
unexpired term of the member whom he OR SHE is to succeed. In the  event
of  the  inability  to  act of any member, the governor may appoint some

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

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