senate Bill S4133

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires unanimous agreement by the parole board to release an inmate on parole

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2013 referred to correction
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1002
May 20, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Mar 12, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

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S4133 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง259-i, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1993
2009-2010: S8259

S4133 - Summary

Requires unanimous agreement by the parole board to release an inmate on parole.

S4133 - Sponsor Memo

S4133 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4133

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 executive law, in relation to requiring unanimous
  agreement by the parole board to release an inmate on parole

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

  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 to
read as follows:
  (i) Except as provided in subparagraph  (ii)  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 OR SHE should be  paroled
in  accordance  with the guidelines adopted pursuant to subdivision four
of section two hundred fifty-nine-c of this article. SUCH  DETERMINATION
TO  PAROLE  SUCH INMATE SHALL BE UNANIMOUS BY AGREEMENT OF THE BOARD. 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 OR SHE 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-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07446-01-3

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