senate Bill S1377

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to controlled substances and indeterminate sentences; to the expansion of merit time; repealer

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Apr 22, 2013 defeated in crime victims, crime and correction
Mar 11, 2013 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 09, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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Apr 22, 2013 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S1377
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2013

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excused (1)

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S1377 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4198
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §803, rpld §803-b, Cor L; amd §41, Chap 738 of 2004; amd §632-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S338, A154
2009-2010: S2932B, A6487B

S1377 - Summary

Relates to controlled substances and indeterminate sentences; relates to the expansion of merit time and repeals provisions relating to the allowance of limited credit time for inmates.

S1377 - Sponsor Memo

S1377 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1377

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, DILAN -- 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, chapter 738  of  the  laws  of  2004
  amending  the  correction  law  and  other laws relating to controlled
  substances and indeterminate sentences, the executive law, in relation
  to merit time, and to repeal  section  803-b  of  the  correction  law
  relating to limited credit time allowances

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

  Section 1. Subparagraphs (i), (ii) and (iv) of paragraph (d) of subdi-
vision 1 of section 803 of the correction law, as added by section 7  of
chapter 738 of the laws of 2004, are amended to read as follows:
  (i)  Except  as provided in subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, every
person under the custody of the department or confined in a facility  in
the  department  of  mental hygiene serving an indeterminate sentence of
imprisonment with a minimum period of one year or more or a  determinate
sentence  of  imprisonment  of  one  year  or  more [imposed pursuant to
section 70.70 or 70.71 of the penal law,] may earn a merit  time  allow-
ance.
  (ii)  Such  merit  time allowance shall not be available to any person
serving [an indeterminate] A sentence  [authorized  for  an  A-I  felony
offense, other than an A-I felony offense defined in article two hundred
twenty  of  the  penal law, or any sentence imposed for a violent felony
offense as defined in section 70.02 of the penal  law,  manslaughter  in
the  second degree, vehicular manslaughter in the second degree, vehicu-
lar manslaughter in the first degree,  criminally  negligent  homicide,]
IMPOSED  FOR  MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 125.27 OF
THE PENAL LAW, an offense defined in article one hundred thirty  of  the
penal  law,  incest,  [or]  an  offense  defined  in article two hundred

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

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