senate Bill S2204A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the employment of state and local work release inmates by not-for-profit organizations and public service projects

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 31, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 27, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 26, 2014 1st report cal.367
Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 05, 2013 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 28, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2013 2nd report cal.
amended 2204a
Feb 12, 2013 1st report cal.87
Jan 14, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Mar 26, 2014 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2204A
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 26, 2014

Feb 12, 2013 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2204
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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A (Active)

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S2204 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§851, 855, 853, 870 & 871, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S744A
2009-2010: S3409

S2204 - Summary

Authorizes the employment of state and local work release inmates by not-for-profit organizations and public service projects; provides that inmates and prisoners may refuse to participate in employment by a not-for-profit organization when such employment is contrary to his or her religious or ideological beliefs.

S2204 - Sponsor Memo

S2204 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2204

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, GRISANTI, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, O'MARA, RANZENHOF-
  ER,  SEWARD  -- 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  authorizing  employ-
  ment by not-for-profit organizations and public service projects under
  the work release program

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 851  of  the  correction  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  60  of  the  laws  of  1994, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. "Work release program" means a program under which eligible inmates
may be granted the privilege of leaving the premises of  an  institution
for  a period not exceeding fourteen hours in any day for the purpose of
on-the-job  training  or   employment,   INCLUDING   EMPLOYMENT   BY   A
NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  OR  A  PUBLIC  SERVICE PROJECT, or for any
matter necessary to the furtherance of  any  such  purposes.  No  person
shall  be  released  into a work release program unless prior to release
such person has a reasonable assurance of  a  job  training  program  or
employment. If after release, such person ceases to be employed or ceas-
es  to  participate  in  the training program, the inmate's privilege to
participate in such work release program may be  revoked  in  accordance
with rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner.
  S  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 851 of the correction law, as added by
chapter 472 of the laws of 1969, is amended to read as follows:
  3. "Work release program" means a program under which eligible inmates
may be granted the privilege of leaving the premises of  an  institution
for the purpose of education, on-the-job training or employment, INCLUD-
ING  EMPLOYMENT  BY  A  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION OR A PUBLIC SERVICE
PROJECT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06428-01-3

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S2204A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§851, 855, 853, 870 & 871, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S744A
2009-2010: S3409

S2204A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the employment of state and local work release inmates by not-for-profit organizations and public service projects; provides that inmates and prisoners may refuse to participate in employment by a not-for-profit organization when such employment is contrary to his or her religious or ideological beliefs.

S2204A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2204A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2204--A
    Cal. No. 87

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, GRISANTI, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, O'MARA, RANZENHOF-
  ER,  SEWARD  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and  Correction  --
  reported  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered  to first report,
  amended on first report,  ordered  to  a  second  report,  and  to  be
  reprinted  as  amended,  retaining  its  place  in the order of second
  report

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to  authorizing  employ-
  ment by not-for-profit organizations and public service projects under
  the work release program

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 851  of  the  correction  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  60  of  the  laws  of  1994, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. "Work release program" means a program under which eligible inmates
may be granted the privilege of leaving the premises of  an  institution
for  a period not exceeding fourteen hours in any day for the purpose of
on-the-job  training  or   employment,   INCLUDING   EMPLOYMENT   BY   A
NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGANIZATION  OR  A  PUBLIC  SERVICE PROJECT, or for any
matter necessary to the furtherance of  any  such  purposes.  No  person
shall  be  released  into a work release program unless prior to release
such person has a reasonable assurance of  a  job  training  program  or
employment. If after release, such person ceases to be employed or ceas-
es  to  participate  in  the training program, the inmate's privilege to
participate in such work release program may be  revoked  in  accordance
with rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner.
  S  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 851 of the correction law, as added by
chapter 472 of the laws of 1969, is amended to read as follows:
  3. "Work release program" means a program under which eligible inmates
may be granted the privilege of leaving the premises of  an  institution

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

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