Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 12, 2012||
referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Senate Bill S6702
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S6702 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S6702 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6702 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to establishing a commission on improving education in state prisons PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would amend the correction law by adding a new section that establishes a commission on improving prison education. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of adds a new section 49 to the correction law. Subsection 1 of this section states that there is hereby established a commission on prison education comprised of nine members who shall study and develop a plan for improving education in the state prison system. The commission shall consider and investigate the following factors when determining education improvements: the impact on inmate's employment opportunities upon release from prison, the impact on an inmate's rein- tegration into society and the effectiveness in reducing recidivism. Appointments to the task force shall be made as follows: three by the governor; two by the speaker of the assembly; one by the minority leader of the assembly; two by the temporary president of the senate and one by the minority leader of the senate.
2011-S6702 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6702 I N S E N A T E March 12, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- 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 correction law, in relation to establishing a commission on improving education in state prisons THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 49 to read as follows: S 49. COMMISSION ON PRISON EDUCATION. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A COMMISSION ON PRISON EDUCATION COMPRISED OF NINE MEMBERS WHO SHALL STUDY AND DEVELOP A PLAN FOR IMPROVING EDUCATION IN THE STATE PRISON SYSTEM. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSIDER AND INVESTIGATE THE FOLLOWING FACTORS WHEN DETERMINING EDUCATION IMPROVEMENTS: THE IMPACT ON AN INMATE'S EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES UPON RELEASE FROM PRISON, THE IMPACT ON AN INMATE'S REIN- TEGRATION INTO SOCIETY AND THE EFFECTIVENESS IN REDUCING RECIDIVISM. APPOINTMENTS TO THE TASK FORCE SHALL BE MADE AS FOLLOWS: THREE BY THE GOVERNOR; TWO BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY; TWO BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND ONE BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE. THE COMMISSION SHALL ISSUE A REPORT WITHIN TEN MONTHS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS PARAGRAPH. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06478-01-1
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