senate Bill S2581

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Extends, from 2 years to 4 years, the time between parole eligibility for certain inmates

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
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S2581 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง259-i, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S2581 - Summary

Extends, from 2 years to 4 years, the time between parole eligibility for certain inmates.

S2581 - Sponsor Memo

S2581 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to extending the period
  of time between parole eligibility for certain inmates


  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (i)  of  paragraph  (a) of subdivision 2 of
section 259-i of the executive law, as  amended  by  section  38-f-1  of
subpart  A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended and a
new subparagraph (iii) is added to read as follows:
  (i) Except as provided in [subparagraph] SUBPARAGRAPHS (ii) AND  (III)
of  this  paragraph,  at  least  one month prior to the date on which an
inmate may be paroled pursuant to subdivision one of  section  70.40  of
the  penal  law,  a  member or members as determined by the rules of the
board shall personally interview such inmate and  determine  whether  he
should  be paroled in accordance with the guidelines adopted pursuant to
subdivision four of section two hundred fifty-nine-c of this article. If
parole is not granted upon such review, the inmate shall be informed  in
writing  within  two weeks of such appearance of the factors and reasons
for such denial of parole. Such reasons shall be given in detail and not
in conclusory terms. The board shall specify a date not more than  twen-
ty-four  months  from  such  determination  for reconsideration, and the
procedures to be followed upon reconsideration shall be the same. If the
inmate is released, he shall be  given  a  copy  of  the  conditions  of
parole.  Such  conditions shall where appropriate, include a requirement
that the parolee comply with any restitution order, mandatory surcharge,
sex offender registration fee and DNA databank fee previously imposed by
a court of competent jurisdiction  that  applies  to  the  parolee.  The
conditions  shall  indicate  which  restitution collection agency estab-
lished under subdivision eight of section 420.10 of the criminal  proce-

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


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