senate Bill S1415

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding prison work release program eligibility and participation

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Apr 22, 2013 reported and committed to codes
Mar 11, 2013 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 09, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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

S1415
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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
1
Excused
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Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2013

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

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S1415 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §851, Cor L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5920

S1415 - Summary

Relates to expanding prison work release program eligibility and participation.

S1415 - Sponsor Memo

S1415 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1415

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,  PERKINS  --  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 expanding prison work
  release program eligibility and participation

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 851  of  the  correction  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  60  of  the laws of 1994, the opening paragraph as
amended by chapter 320 of the laws of 2006,  the  closing  paragraph  as
amended  by  section 42 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  2. "Eligible inmate" means: a person confined in an institution who is
eligible for release on parole or who will become eligible  for  release
on  parole  or  conditional  release within [two] THREE years. Provided,
however, that a person under sentence for an offense  defined  in  para-
graphs (a) and (b) of subdivision one of section 70.02 of the penal law,
where such offense involved the use or threatened use of a deadly weapon
or  dangerous  instrument shall not be eligible to participate in a work
release program until he or she is eligible for release on parole or who
will be eligible for release on parole  or  conditional  release  within
[eighteen]  THIRTY  months.  Provided,  further,  however, that a person
under a determinate sentence as a second  felony  drug  offender  for  a
class  B  felony  offense  defined  in article two hundred twenty of the
penal law, who was sentenced pursuant to  section  70.70  of  such  law,
shall  not  be  eligible  to  participate in a temporary release program
until the time served under imprisonment  for  his  or  her  determinate
sentence, including any jail time credited pursuant to the provisions of
article  seventy of the penal law, shall be at least eighteen months. In
the case of a person serving an indeterminate sentence  of  imprisonment

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

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