senate Bill S599

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the state commission for the integrity of the criminal justice system and provides for its powers and duties

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Jan 09, 2013 referred to judiciary

S599 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A292
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 23 §§860 & 861 to be Art 24 §§1000 & 1001, add Art 23 §§900 - 904, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2529, A5344
2009-2010: S1589, A3795

S599 - Summary

Establishes the state commission for the integrity of the criminal justice system and provides for its powers and duties; such commission shall, upon its own initiative, investigate, hold hearings, and make findings of fact and recommendations on any case in which it is reasonably alleged that a person was wrongfully convicted of an offense in this state.

S599 - Sponsor Memo

S599 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   599

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation  to  creating  the  state
  commission  for  the  integrity  of the criminal justice system, as an
  independent agency, and providing for  such  commission's  powers  and
  duties

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

  Section 1. Article 23 and sections 860 and 861 of the  judiciary  law,
as renumbered by chapter 840 of the laws of 1983, are renumbered article
24  and  sections 1000 and 1001 and a new article 23 is added to read as
follows:
                                ARTICLE 23
                   STATE COMMISSION FOR THE INTEGRITY
                     OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
SECTION 900. DEFINITION.
        901. STATE COMMISSION FOR THE INTEGRITY OF THE CRIMINAL  JUSTICE
               SYSTEM.
        902. PURPOSE AND CONDUCT OF THE COMMISSION.
        903. POWERS AND DUTIES.
        904. USE OF REPORTS.
  S  900.  DEFINITION.  AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, "COMMISSION" SHALL MEAN
THE STATE COMMISSION FOR THE INTEGRITY OF THE  CRIMINAL  JUSTICE  SYSTEM
ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINE HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S  901.  STATE  COMMISSION  FOR  THE INTEGRITY OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE
SYSTEM. 1. THE STATE  COMMISSION  FOR  THE  INTEGRITY  OF  THE  CRIMINAL
JUSTICE  SYSTEM  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED AS AN INDEPENDENT AGENCY OF THE
STATE. THE COMMISSION SHALL CONSIST OF TEN MEMBERS AS FOLLOWS:
  (A) THE COMMISSIONER OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES;
  (B) FOUR MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR, OF WHOM:

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

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