senate Bill S4431A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Alters the composition of the state board of parole

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2014 print number 4431a
amend and recommit to crime victims, crime and correction
Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Apr 01, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Co-Sponsors

S4431 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-b, Exec L

S4431 - Summary

Alters the composition of the state board of parole to include members who shall adequately reflect the composition of the prison population in race, age, and geographic area of residence and who are selected in consultation with the Correctional Association of New York.

S4431 - Sponsor Memo

S4431 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4431

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MONTGOMERY, DILAN, GIPSON, HASSELL-THOMPSON -- 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 the composition of the
  state board of parole

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 259-b of  the  executive  law,  as
amended by section 38-a of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  There  shall  be in the department a state board of parole [which]
THAT shall possess the powers  and  duties  hereinafter  specified.  The
board  shall  function  independently of the department regarding all of
its decision-making functions, as well as any other  powers  and  duties
specified  in  this  article,  provided,  however,  that  administrative
matters of general applicability within the department shall be applica-
ble to the board. Such board shall consist of  not  more  than  nineteen
members AND NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN MEMBERS appointed by the governor with
the  advice  and  consent  of  the  senate  AND IN CONSULTATION WITH THE
CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK.  IN  MAKING  APPOINTMENTS  TO  THE
BOARD,  THE  GOVERNOR  SHALL ENSURE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP SHALL ADEQUATELY
REFLECT THE COMPOSITION OF THE PRISON POPULATION IN RACE AND  ETHNICITY,
AGE, AND GEOGRAPHIC AREA OF RESIDENCE. THE PERCENTAGE OF EACH DEMOGRAPH-
IC CHARACTERISTIC OF THE MEMBERS SHALL BE DIRECTLY PROPORTIONATE TO THAT
OF  THE  PRISON  POPULATION.  ADDITIONALLY,  AT  LEAST  ONE-THIRD OF THE
MEMBERS SHALL HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY EMPLOYED IN THE  FIELDS  OF  PRISONER
REENTRY  OR SOCIAL WORK, EACH WITH A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS.  The term of office of each member  of  such
board  shall be for six years; provided, however, that any member chosen
to fill a vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of  term  shall
be  appointed,  IN  THE MANNER SPECIFIED ABOVE, for the remainder of the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09336-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S4431A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-b, Exec L

S4431A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Alters the composition of the state board of parole to include members who shall adequately reflect the composition of the prison population in race, age, and geographic area of residence and who are selected in consultation with the Correctional Association of New York.

S4431A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4431A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4431--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MONTGOMERY, DILAN, GIPSON, HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction -- recommitted to the
  Committee  on  Crime  Victims, Crime and Correction in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the composition of the
  state board of parole

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 259-b of  the  executive  law,  as
amended by section 38-a of subpart A of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  There  shall  be in the department a state board of parole [which]
THAT shall possess the powers  and  duties  hereinafter  specified.  The
board  shall  function  independently of the department regarding all of
its decision-making functions, as well as any other  powers  and  duties
specified  in  this  article,  provided,  however,  that  administrative
matters of general applicability within the department shall be applica-
ble to the board. Such board shall consist of  not  more  than  nineteen
members AND NOT LESS THAN FIFTEEN MEMBERS appointed by the governor with
the  advice  and  consent  of  the  senate  AND IN CONSULTATION WITH THE
CORRECTIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK.  IN  MAKING  APPOINTMENTS  TO  THE
BOARD,  THE  GOVERNOR  SHALL ENSURE THAT THE MEMBERSHIP SHALL ADEQUATELY
REFLECT THE COMPOSITION OF THE PRISON POPULATION IN RACE AND  ETHNICITY,
AGE, AND GEOGRAPHIC AREA OF RESIDENCE. THE PERCENTAGE OF EACH DEMOGRAPH-
IC CHARACTERISTIC OF THE MEMBERS SHALL BE DIRECTLY PROPORTIONATE TO THAT
OF  THE  PRISON  POPULATION.  ADDITIONALLY,  AT  LEAST  ONE-THIRD OF THE
MEMBERS SHALL HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY EMPLOYED IN THE  FIELDS  OF  PRISONER
REENTRY  OR SOCIAL WORK, EACH WITH A MINIMUM OF FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS.  The term of office of each member  of  such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09336-05-4

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