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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to correction|
|Jan 17, 2013||referred to correction|
assembly Bill A2618
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A2618 - Details
A2618 - Summary
Authorizes the state board of parole to require a violent felony offender to serve his or her maximum term, if, by convincing evidence, release would pose an imminent threat to society; authorizes the withholding of good behavior allowances of violent felony offenders by the state board of parole upon such a finding.
A2618 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2618 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 17, 2013 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Correction AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to denial of parole to certain inmates who have been convicted of a violent felony offense when the state board of parole finds, by convincing evidence, that the release of such inmate would pose an imminent threat to society; and to amend the correction law, in relation to making the earning of good behavior allowances for violent felony offenders contingent upon their not being an imminent threat to society upon release THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 70.40 of the penal law, as amended by section 127-d-1 of subpart B of part C of chap- ter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (b) A person who is serving one or more than one indeterminate or determinate sentence of imprisonment shall, if he or she so requests, be conditionally released from the institution in which he or she is confined when the total good behavior time allowed to him or her, pursu- ant to the provisions of the correction law, is equal to the unserved portion of his or her term, maximum term or aggregate maximum term; provided, however, that (i) in no event shall a person serving one or more indeterminate sentence of imprisonment and one or more determinate sentence of imprisonment which run concurrently be conditionally released until serving at least six-sevenths of the determinate term of imprisonment which has the longest unexpired time to run; and (ii) in no event shall a person be conditionally released prior to the date on which such person is first eligible for discretionary parole release; AND (III) IN THE EVENT THAT THE STATE BOARD OF PAROLE FINDS, IN WRITING AND BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE, THAT THE RELEASE OF A PERSON SERV- ING ANY SENTENCE OF IMPRISONMENT FOR THE CONVICTION OF A VIOLENT FELONY OFFENSE, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 70.02 OF THIS ARTICLE, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06502-01-3
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