senate Bill S5542

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that notice be given to the district attorney and crime victim 30 days before parole hearings and release of inmates

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1295
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 27, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to crime victims, crime and correction
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1396
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 16, 2013 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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Jun 11, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S5542
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 27, 2014 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S5542
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2014

aye wr (1)

Jun 17, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5542
21
2
committee
21
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2013 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S5542
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

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S5542 - Details

Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §259-i, Exec L; amd §440.50, CP L

S5542 - Summary

Requires that notice be given to the district attorney and crime victim 30 days before parole hearings and release of inmates.

S5542 - Sponsor Memo

S5542 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5542

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 and the criminal procedure law, in
  relation to the provision of notice to crime victims or crime victim's
  representatives, and the office of the district attorney prior to  the
  conduct  of  a  parole  hearing  or  the release of an inmate from the
  custody of the department of corrections and community supervision

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
"Susan's law".
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 259-i of the executive law is amended by
adding two new paragraphs (a-1) and (f) to read as follows:
  (A-1) NOT LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO CONDUCTING OF AN INTERVIEW OF
AN INMATE PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE STATE BOARD
OF PAROLE SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE OF THE TIME, DATE, LOCATION  AND  PURPOSE
OF  SUCH  INTERVIEW BY CERTIFIED MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED, AND THE
MOST EXPEDITIOUS ELECTRONIC MEANS POSSIBLE TO THE OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT
ATTORNEY WHICH PROSECUTED SUCH INMATE  AND  THE  CRIME  VICTIM  OF  SUCH
INMATE OR SUCH VICTIM'S REPRESENTATIVE AS DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (A) OF
PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (F)  NOT LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO THE RELEASE OF ANY INMATE FROM
THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION,
SUCH DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE THEREOF BY CERTIFIED  MAIL,  RETURN
RECEIPT REQUESTED, AND THE MOST EXPEDITIOUS ELECTRONIC MEANS POSSIBLE TO
THE OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY WHICH PROSECUTED SUCH INMATE AND THE
CRIME  VICTIM  OF SUCH INMATE OR SUCH VICTIM'S REPRESENTATIVE AS DEFINED
IN SUBPARAGRAPH (A) OF PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  S 3. Section 440.50 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11146-01-3

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