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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to finance|
senate Bill S1328
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S1328 - Details
S1328 - Summary
Creates a temporary state commission to study and investigate issues affecting reentry of inmates released from correctional facilities; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof; appropriates $250,000 therefor.
S1328 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1328 TITLE OF BILL: An act to create a temporary state commission to study and investigate issues affecting reentry of inmates released from correctional facilities; making an appropriation therefor; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: To create a temporary state commission to study existing policies, laws and programs involving reentry and reintegration of inmates released from state and local correctional facilities and to make recommendations based on its findings. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Creates a New York State Criminal Justice Commission on Reentry to study issues, policies and programs important to the successful reintegration of people released from state and local correctional facilities, identify obstacles to reentry and report its findings and recommendations for legislative action to the Governor and the Legislature. The temporary 18-member commission would include three members appointed by the speaker of the assembly, three members appointed by the temporary president of the senate, two members appointed by the
S1328 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1328 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, PARKER, SAMP- SON, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to create a temporary state commission to study and investigate issues affecting reentry of inmates released from correctional facili- ties; making an appropriation therefor; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. A temporary state commission, to be known as the New York state criminal justice commission on reentry (hereinafter "commission"), is hereby created to study issues, including relevant statutes, regu- lations and existing programs involving reentry and re-integration of inmates released from state and local correctional facilities. The commission shall investigate all factors that impede successful re-inte- gration into society and obviate the concept of a second chance. The commission shall analyze the impact of existing policies on successful reentry, identify specific obstacles to re-integration and compare poli- cies of this state to those of other states and the federal government. The commission shall collect data from state and federal agencies and may analyze any current research deemed relevant and appropriate. S 2. a. The commission shall consist of eighteen members as follows: three members shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly; three members shall be appointed by the temporary president of the senate; two members shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate; and two members shall be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly. Members so appointed shall be representative of community based provid- ers of employment, education, housing and other services needed by indi- viduals returning to society from prison, criminal justice advocates, and academic professionals in the field of criminal justice. The remain- ing members shall be the heads of the following departments or agencies or their respective designees: the department of correctional services, the department of criminal justice services, the division of housing and
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