senate Bill S2782

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a commission to study and develop a plan for improving education in state prisons

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee


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Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 23, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

S2782 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1107
Current Committee:
Senate Crime Victims, Crime And Correction
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง49, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4327
2011-2012: S6702, A2315
2015-2016: S2520, A5973
2017-2018: S2235, A6992
2019-2020: S5002, A2177
2021-2022: S5468, A2530

S2782 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commission on prison education to study and develop a plan for improving education in state prisons.

S2782 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2782 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2782

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 establishing a
  commission on improving education in state prisons

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 49 to
read as follows:
  S  49.  COMMISSION  ON PRISON EDUCATION. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A
COMMISSION ON PRISON EDUCATION COMPRISED OF NINE MEMBERS WHO SHALL STUDY
AND DEVELOP A PLAN FOR IMPROVING EDUCATION IN THE STATE  PRISON  SYSTEM.
THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSIDER AND INVESTIGATE THE FOLLOWING FACTORS WHEN
DETERMINING EDUCATION IMPROVEMENTS: THE IMPACT ON AN INMATE'S EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES  UPON RELEASE FROM PRISON, THE IMPACT ON AN INMATE'S REIN-
TEGRATION INTO SOCIETY AND THE  EFFECTIVENESS  IN  REDUCING  RECIDIVISM.
APPOINTMENTS  TO  THE  TASK FORCE SHALL BE MADE AS FOLLOWS: THREE BY THE
GOVERNOR; TWO BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE BY THE MINORITY LEADER
OF THE ASSEMBLY; TWO BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND ONE BY
THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE. THE COMMISSION SHALL ISSUE  A  REPORT
WITHIN TEN MONTHS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04301-01-3

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