|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Apr 24, 2013||referred to correction|
|Apr 23, 2013||delivered to assembly|
|Apr 22, 2013||ordered to third reading cal.392|
reported and committed to rules
|Mar 21, 2013||referred to crime victims, crime and correction|
senate Bill S4342
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4342 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Correction Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§803, 803-b & 806, Cor L
S4342 - Summary
Makes certain offenders convicted of certain homicide, hate, terrorism and major drug trafficking crimes ineligible for merit, presumptive release and limited credit time.
S4342 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4342 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law, in relation to making ineligible for merit, presumptive release, and limited credit time, offenders convicted of certain homicide, hate, terrorism and major drug trafficking crimes Purpose of Bill: This bill would amend the Correction Law to provide uniformity and consistency in the listing of offenses that would make an inmate ineligible for merit time, presumptive release and limited credit time allowance programs. Summary of Provisions: Section one of the bill would amend Correction Law § 803(1)(d) to add as excludable crimes for the merit time program all homicides, hate crimes, terrorism and operating as a major trafficker, and also would make technical corrections to the existing statutory references to the crimes of incest and aggravated harassment of an employee by an inmate. Section two of the bill would amend Correction Law § 803-b(1)(a) to add as excludable crimes for the limited credit time program operating as a major trafficker, aggravated harassment of an employee by and inmate, all incest offenses, hate crimes and terrorism.
S4342 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4342 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 21, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- (at request of the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision) -- 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 making ineligible for merit, presumptive release, and limited credit time, offenders convicted of certain homicide, hate, terrorism and major drug traf- ficking crimes THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section 803 to the correction law, as added by chapter 738 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: (ii) Such merit time allowance shall not be available to any person serving an indeterminate sentence authorized for an A-I felony offense, other than an A-I felony offense defined in article two hundred twenty of the penal law, or any sentence imposed for a violent felony offense as defined in section 70.02 of the penal law, [manslaughter in the second degree, vehicular manslaughter in the second degree, vehicular manslaughter in the first degree, criminally negligent homicide,] AN OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE PENAL LAW, an offense defined in article one hundred thirty of the penal law, AN incest OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE OF THE PENAL LAW, [or] an offense defined in article two hundred sixty-three of the penal law, AN OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE FOUR HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE OF THE PENAL LAW, AN OFFENSE DEFINED IN ARTICLE FOUR HUNDRED NINETY OF THE PENAL LAW, or aggravated harassment of an employee by an inmate AS DEFINED IN SECTION 240.32 OF THE PENAL LAW. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGO- ING, SUCH MERIT TIME ALLOWANCE SHALL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO ANY PERSON SERVING A SENTENCE IMPOSED FOR OPERATING AS A MAJOR TRAFFICKER AS DEFINED IN SECTION 220.77 OF THE PENAL LAW. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08998-01-3
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