assembly Bill A2498

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to certificates of relief from disabilities

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to correction
Jan 16, 2015 referred to correction

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A2498 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง702 & 703, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7282
2013-2014: A4593
2017-2018: A4040
2019-2020: A3993

A2498 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certificates of relief from disabilities issued by courts or by the department of corrections and community supervision.

A2498 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2498

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. O'DONNELL, AUBRY -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction  law, in relation to certificates of
  relief from disabilities

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section 702 of the correction law, as
amended by chapter 342 of the laws  of  1972,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  Such  certificate shall [not] be issued by the court [unless] WHEN
the court is satisfied that:
  (a) The person to whom it is to be granted is an eligible offender, as
defined in section seven hundred;
  (b) The relief to be granted by the certificate is consistent with the
rehabilitation of the eligible offender; and
  (c) The relief to be granted by the certificate is consistent with the
public interest.
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 703 of the correction law, as amended by
section 34 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011,  is
amended to read as follows:
  3. The department shall [not] issue [any] A certificate of relief from
disabilities  pursuant  to  subdivisions  one  or two, [unless] WHEN the
department is satisfied that:
  (a) The person to whom it is to be granted is an eligible offender, as
defined in section seven hundred;
  (b) The relief to be granted by the certificate is consistent with the
rehabilitation of the eligible offender; and
  (c) The relief to be granted by the certificate is consistent with the
public interest.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04707-01-5

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