senate Bill S6524

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the age of a person deemed a youth for youthful offender status

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Feb 03, 2014 referred to codes

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S6524 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1794
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง720.10, CP L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10267

S6524 - Summary

Increases the age of a person from nineteen to twenty-two to be deemed a youth for youthful offender status.

S6524 - Sponsor Memo

S6524 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6524

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in  relation  to  increasing
  the age of a person deemed a youth for youthful offender status

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 720.10 of the  criminal  procedure
law,  as  amended by chapter 411 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read
as follows:
  1. "Youth" means a person charged with a crime alleged  to  have  been
committed  when  he  was at least sixteen years old and less than [nine-
teen] TWENTY-TWO years old or a person charged  with  being  a  juvenile
offender  as  defined  in  subdivision forty-two of section 1.20 of this
chapter.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01673-01-3

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